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How to Make a Shoreline Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Vanna's Complement®, 1 ball each: Charcoal Grey (A); Taupe (B); Dusty Blue (C); Silver (D); Aqua (E); Colonial Blue (F); Mustard (G); Fisherman (H) or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size I-9 (5.5 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE
    • About 36-1/2"x53" (92.5 x 134.5 cm)

    • GAUGE
    • 1 Hexagon = about 8" (20.5 cm) measured diagonally from corner to corner, and about 7" (18 cm) from side to side.
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • NOTES
    • To print the diagrams, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
    • 42 Hexagons are worked individually, then sewn tog following a diagram to make Afghan.
    • Each Hexagon is worked in joined rnds with RS always facing.
    • DIRECTIONS:

    • HEXAGON (make 42 – 4 with D; 5 each with A, E, F, and G; and 6 each with B, C, and H)
    • Ch 5; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    • Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch-2 sp), (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 5 times, 2 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – you will have 18 dc (3 dc across each of 6 sides) and 6 ch-2 sps at the end of Rnd 1.
    • Rnd 2: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch-2 sp), dc in same ch-2 sp, *dc in each st to next ch-2 sp, (dc, ch 2, dc) in ch-2 sp; rep from * 4 more times, dc in each dc to end of rnd; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 30 dc (5 dc across each of 6 sides) and 6 ch-2 sps.
    • Rnds 3-5: Rep Rnd 2 three more times – you will have 66 dc (11 dc across each of 6 sides) and 6 ch-2 sps at the end of Rnd 5.
    • Fasten off.

    • FINISHING
    • Sew Hexagons into 6 strips of 7 Hexagons each following the diagram. Then sew the strips tog.
    • Border
    • From RS, join D with a sl st anywhere along outside edge of Afghan.
    • Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around outside edge, working 3 sc in each outer corner; join with sl st in first sc.
    • Weave in ends.

    • ABBREVIATIONS
    • beg = begin(ning)(s)
    • ch = chain
    • ch-sp(s) = space(s) previously made
    • dc = double crochet
    • rep = repeat
    • rnd(s) = round(s)
    • RS = right side
    • sc = single crochet
    • sl st = slip st
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • tog = together

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