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5 1/2 Hour 2 Strand Afghan
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5 1/2 Hour 2 Strand Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • Over 5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Homespun® Thick & Quick®: Coral Stripes, 7 skeins or color of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size Q-19 (15.75 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE:
    • About 45"x60" (114.5 x 152.5 cm)

    • GAUGE:
    • 2 V-sts = about 4" (10 cm) with 2 strands of yarn held together.
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • STITCH EXPLANATION:
    • V-st (V-stitch) (Dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch or space.

    • NOTES:
    • Afghan is worked in one piece with 2 strands of yarn held together.
    • Before beginning, wind just one of the skeins into 2 balls so that you have an even number of strands.
    • Pattern stitch can be worked by following written instructions or the diagram. To print the diagram, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
    • An edging is worked along the long side edges of the finished piece.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • With 2 strands of yarn held together, ch 67.
    • Row 1: V-st in 5th ch from hook (4 skipped ch count as 1 base ch and first dc), *sk next 2 ch, V-st in next ch; rep from * to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch – at the end of Row 1, there will be 21 V-sts and 1 dc at beg and end.
    • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, V-st in each ch-1 sp across, dc in top of beg ch.
    • Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 60" (152.5 cm) from beg.
    • Fasten off.

    • FINISHING:
    • Side Edging
    • Join 2 strands of yarn with a sl st in any corner in preparation for working along a long side edge. Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced along the long side edge.
    • Fasten off.
    • Rep edging across opposite side edge.
    • Weave in ends.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin(ning)(s)
    • ch = chain
    • ch-sp = chain space previously made
    • dc = double crochet
    • rep = repeat
    • sk = skip
    • sl st = slip stitch
    • st(s) = stitch(es)

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Lion Brand Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn - Coral Stripes

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Lion Brand Crochet Hooks - Q19 15.75mm

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