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How To Make A Pop Of Color Garland

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons®: Brights 2 packages (A); Pastels 1 package (B) or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size H-8 (5 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE:
    • About 30" (76 cm) long, or length as desired

    • GAUGE:
    • EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

    • NOTES:
    • 56 Squares are worked individually, then strung onto crocheted chains to make the Garland.
    • When instructed to work with A or B, use any color of choice from the indicated package of Bonbons®. All pieces are made with 2 strands of yarn held tog. Use 2 strands of the same color or one strand each of 2 different colors, as preferred.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • LARGE SQUARE (make 8)
    • With 2 strands of any color of A held tog, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    • Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times, 2 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – at the end of Rnd 1 you will have 4 ch-2 sps and 12 dc.
    • Rnd 2: Sl st in first ch-sp, ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), 2 dc in same ch-sp, *dc in each dc to next ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, dc in each dc to first ch-sp, dc in first ch-sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 4 ch-2 sps and 28 dc (7 dc across each of 4 sides).
    • Rnd 3: Rep Rnd 2 – 4 ch-2 sps and 44 dc (11 dc across each of 4 sides).
    • Fasten off.

    • ONE COLOR MEDIUM SQUARES (make 18)
    • Note: Make 6 Squares with 2 strands of A held tog, 6 Squares with 2 strands of B held tog, and 6 Squares with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.
    • Ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    • Rnds 1 and 2: Work same as Rnds 1 and 2 of Large Square.
    • Fasten off.

    • TWO COLOR MEDIUM SQUARES (make 6)
    • With 2 strands of A held tog, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    • Rnd 1: Work same as Rnd 1 of Large Square.
    • Fasten off.
    • Rnd 2: From RS, join 2 strands of B with sl st in first ch-sp, ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), 2 dc in same ch-sp, *dc in each dc to next ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, dc in each dc to first ch-sp, dc in first ch-sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 4 ch-2 sps and 28 dc (7 dc across each of 4 sides).
    • Fasten off.

    • SMALL SQUARES (make 24)
    • Note: Make 6 Squares with 2 strands of A held tog, 6 Squares with 2 strands of B held tog, and 12 Squares with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.
    • Ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    • Rnd 1: Work same as Rnd 1 of Large Square.
    • Fasten off.

    • GARLANDS (make 4)
    • Note: Make each Garland with 2 strands of any of the yarns held tog.
    • Ch 12; join with sl st in first ch to make the first hanging loop, then chain until piece measures about 33 in. (84 cm) from beg, then sl st in 13th ch from hook.
    • Fasten off.

    • FINISHING:
    • Make a pile of 14 Squares arranged (from bottom to top of the pile) in the following order:
    • Large Square
    • (Small Square, Medium Square) 3 times
    • Large Square
    • (Small Square, Medium Square) 3 times

    • String Squares onto the Garland by working from the top to bottom of the pile as follows:
    • Weave Garland in and out of ch-2 sps diagonally across each Square.
    • Rep with remaining Garlands and Squares.
    • Weave in ends.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin(ing)(s)
    • ch = chain
    • ch-sp(s) = space(s) previously made
    • dc = double crochet
    • rep = repeat
    • rnd(s) = round(s)
    • sl st = slip stitch
    • sp(s) = space(s)
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • tog = together

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Lion Brand Bonbons Yarn 8/Pkg-Brights

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$7.99
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Lion Brand Bonbons Yarn 8/Pkg-Pastels

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$7.99
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Lion Brand Crochet Hooks - H8 5.00mm

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