Eyelet Strip Afghan
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® yarns: 2 balls Honey (A)
1 ball each: Magenta (B), Dusty Blue (C), Burgundy (D), Brick (E), Beige (F), Mustard (G), Rust (H)
- Size J-10 crochet hook
- Large-eyed blunt needle
FIRST STRIP: With A, ch 174.
Row 1 (WS): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch counts as dc) & in each ch across – 172 dc at end of this row.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in each st across.
Row 4: ch 3, turn, dc in next 3 sts, *ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next 4 sts; rep from * across – 28 ch-2 sps at end
of this row.
Rows 5-7: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in each st across. Fasten off.
SECOND STRIP: Second 8th Strips are worked as for First Strip through Row 7, joined to previous Strip with a Joining Row. Work Joining Row back & forth between last row of current strip & foundation ch of previous strip. With B, ch 174.
Rows 1-7: Work Rows 1-7 of First Strip. Do not fasten off. RS facing, place previous Strip above current Strip.
Joining Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st of current Strip, ch 2, sc in first foundation ch of previous Strip, ch 3, sk next 2 sts of current Strip, *sc in next st of current Strip, ch 3, sk next 3 sts of previous Strip, sc in next st of previous Strip, ch 3, sk next 3 sts of current Strip; rep across continuing to work back & forth between the 2 Strips, ending with sc in last st of current Strip, ch 2, sk next 2 sts of previous Strip, sc in last st of previous Strip. Fasten off.
THIRD-EIGHTH STRIPS: With C, D, E, F, G and H, work as for Second Strip.
EDGING: With RS facing, join A with sl st in any corner.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around outside edge, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off. Weave in ends. Finished size 36"x56".
ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain, dc = double crochet, rep = repeat, rnd = round, RS = right side, sc = single crochet,
sk = skip, sl st = slip stitch, sp(s) = space(s), st(s) = stitch(es), WS = wrong side