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Life's a Plus Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Caron
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Description

SIZE:

46"x57-1/4" [114.5 x 145.5 cm]

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Caron® Simply Soft® Yarn:
    • 2 skeins Persimmon (A)
    • 2 skeins Dark Country Blue (B)
    • 1 skein Soft Green (C)
    • 1 skein Grey Heather (D)
    • 1 skein Pagoda (E)
    • 1 skein Lt Country Peach (F)
    • 1 skein Charcoal Heather (G)
  • H/8 [5 mm] crochet hook or size for gauge
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Tape measure

GAUGE:

13sc & 14 rows = 4" [10cm] Motif = 3-3⁄4" [9.5cm] square.

DIRECTIONS:

MOTIFS:
With A, make 32.
With B, make 29.
With C, D & E, make 25 each.
With F, make 24.
With G, make 20.
Ch 4.
Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). (3 dc. Ch 2) 3 times in ring. 2 dc in ring. Join with sl st to the third ch of ch 5.
Rnd 2: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp. [Ch 1. Skip next 3 dc. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times. Ch 1. Skip next 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rnd 3: Sl st in each of next 2 dc & ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp. [Ch 1. Skip next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next 3 dc. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times. Ch 1. Skip next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Refer to photo or diagram at Joann.com®. Sew Motifs tog.
Edging: Rnd 1: (RS). Join B with sl st in any corner of Afghan. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work sc evenly around outer edge, working 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS:

Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together

 

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