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Kaleidoscope Afghan

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

  • Lion Brand® Country®:
    • Freeport Blue, 2 balls (A)
    • Mystic Purple, 2 balls (B)
    • Kennebunk Teal, 2 balls (C)
    • Adirondack Green, 2 balls (D)
    • Campfire, 2 balls (E)
    • Lobster, 2 balls (F)
    • White Mountains, 1 ball (G)
    • or colors of choice
    • Lion Brand® crochet hook size N-13 (9 mm)
    • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
    • Tape measure
    • Scissors

      • SIZE:
      • About 48" x 63" (122 x 160 cm)

      • GAUGE:
      • 8-1/2 hdc + 6 rows = about 4" (10 cm).
      • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

      • NOTES:
      • Afghan is worked in one piece, changing color every 10" (25.5 cm) to create stripes.
      • To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Proceed with new color. Fasten off old color.
      • A border is worked in rnds around the entire outside edge of Afghan.

      DIRECTIONS:

        • With A, ch 96.
        • Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (2 skipped ch count as first hdc) and in each ch across – 95 hdc.
        • Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc in this row and in all following rows), turn, hdc in each st across.
        • Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 10" (25.5 cm) from beg, changing to B in last st of last row worked.
        • Continue to rep Row 2, working 10" (25.5 cm) with each color in order – C, D, E, and F.
        • At the end of the last row with F, change to G.
        • Continue with G for the border.
        • Border
        • Rnd 1: With G, ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st (first corner made), hdc in each st across to last st, 3 hdc in last st (corner made); work hdc evenly spaced along side edge; working across opposite side of foundation ch, 3 hdc in first ch (corner made), hdc in each ch to last ch, 3 hdc in last ch (corner made); work hdc evenly spaced long side edge; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
        • Rnd 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st around, working 3 hdc in center hdc of each 3-hdc corner; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
        • Fasten off.

        • FINISHING
        • Weave in ends.

        • ABBREVIATIONS
        • beg = begin(ning)
        • ch = chain
        • hdc = half double crochet
        • rep = repeat
        • rnd(s) = round(s)
        • sl st = slip stitch
        • st(s) = stitch(es)

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