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Sweet Baby Afghan

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

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Ice Cream®: Strawberry 3 balls or color of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size H-8 (5 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE:
    • About 30" x 34" (76 x 86.5 cm)

    • GAUGE:
    • 5 (3-dc groups) + 10 rows = 4" (10 cm).
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • NOTES:
    • Afghan is worked in one piece, back and forth in rows, then a border is worked around the outer edge.
    • The 3-dc groups are worked into the sps between sts, instead of into the top of sts.

    DIRECTIONS:

      • Ch 115.
      • Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (3 skipped ch count as first dc), *sk next 2 ch, 3 dc in next ch; rep from * to last 3 ch, sk next 2 ch, 2 dc in last ch – Thirty-six 3-dc groups and two 2-dc groups.
      • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, sk first 2 sts, 3 dc in sp before first 3-dc group, 3 dc in each sp between 3-dc groups, 3 dc in sp following last 3-dc group, dc in top of beg ch – Thirty-seven 3-dc groups and 1 dc at each end of row.
      • Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in first st, sk sp before first 3-dc group, 3 dc in each sp between 3-dc groups, sk sp following last 3-dc group, 2 dc in top of turning ch – Thirty-six 3-dc groups and two 2-dc groups.
      • Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures about 33" (84 cm) from beg.
      • Do not fasten off.

      • FINISHING:
      • Border
      • Round 1: Ch 1, work sc as evenly spaced as possible all the way around outer edge of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; join with slip st in first sc.
      • Weave in ends.

      • ABBREVIATIONS:
      • beg = begin(ning)(s)
      • ch = chain
      • dc = double crochet
      • rep = repeat
      • sc = single crochet
      • sk = skip
      • sp(s) = space(s)
      • st(s) = stitch(es)

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