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Corner to Corner Crochet Afghan
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Corner to Corner Crochet Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Bernat

Additional Information

Description

Sizes:

Approx 36” x 40” 

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

 Bernat Pipsqueak (8.8 oz/250 g; 300 yds/274 m)

          Contrast A Whitey White 2 balls

          Contrast B Aqua Marine Swirl

 

Size U.S. K/10½  crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:

7½ sc and 9 rows = 4”

DIRECTIONS:

With A, ch 6.

1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Join B. Turn –1 block made.

2nd row: With B, ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch – beg block made. (Sl st. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp– block made. Join A. Turn – 2 blocks.

3rd row: With A, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) twice. Join B. Turn – 3 blocks.

4th row: With B, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 3 times. Join A. Turn – 4 blocks.

5th row: With A, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 4 times. Join B. Turn – 5 blocks.

6th row: With B, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 5 times. Join A. Turn – 6 blocks.

7th row: With A, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 6 times. Join B. Turn – 7 blocks.

Last 6 rows form Stripe Pat.

Cont in this manner, increasing 1 block each row, keeping cont of Stripe Pat (1 row A, 1 row B), until side edge measures 36”.

 

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, work sides even as follows:

1st row: (RS). Beg block. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp (do not make a block). Turn.

2nd row: Sl st in each of first 3 dc and next ch-3 sp. Block in same ch-3 sp as last sl st. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 2 rows until longer side measures 40”.

 

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, beg decreasing each side as follows:

1st row: (RS). Sl st in each of first 3 dc and next ch-3 sp. Block in same ch-3 sp as last sl st. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp (do not make a block). Turn.

 

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until 1 block remains. Fasten off.

 

Abbreviations

Approx = Approximate(ly)

Beg = Begin(ing)

Ch = Chain(s)

Cont = Continue(ity)

Dc = Double crochet

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right side

Sc = Single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Sp(s) = Space(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

 

WS = Wrong side

 

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