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Vanna's Choice 8-Color Afghan
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Vanna's Choice 8-Color Afghan

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

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice yarn, one skein each:
    Purple (A), Olive 1 ball (B), Rust 1 ball (C), Dusty Rose 1 ball (D), Brick 1 ball (E),
    Chocolate 1 ball (F), Dusty Blue 1 ball (G), Pea Green 1 ball (H) or colors of your choice
  • Crochet hook, size K-10-1/2
  • Large-eyed blunt needle

SIZE: 40"x48"

GAUGE: One square = 8"x8".
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCHES:

Beg CL (Beginning Cluster) - ch 4 (counts as tr), [Yarn over hook twice, insert hook into ring, draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops, yarn over and draw through 2 loops] repeat 2 more times - 4 tr and 4 loops on hook. Yarn over and draw through all 4 loops.

CL (Cluster) - [Yarn over hook twice, insert hook into ring, draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops, yarn over and draw through 2 loops - tr] repeat 3 times more - 4 tr and 5 loops on hook. Yarn over and draw through all 5 loops.

DIRECTIONS:

SQUARE 1 (make 4)

With A, ch 8. Join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr), Beg CL, *ch 4, CL; repeat from * 6 times, ch 4, join with sl st in 4th ch of beg ch 4. Fasten off A.
Rnd 2: Join B in any ch-4 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), 3 dc into same ch-4 sp, *4 dcinto next ch-4 sp, ch 6, **4 dc into next ch-4 sp; rep from * twice then from * to ** once more, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in each of next 7 dc, *[3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] into next ch-6 sp, ** dc in each of next 8 dc; rep from * twice then from * to ** once more, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3. Fasten off B.
Rnd 4: Join C in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), [1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc] into same sp, * dc in each of next 14 dc, **[2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc] into next ch-3 sp; rep from * twice then from * to ** once more, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3. Fasten off C.
Rnd 5: Join D, ch 1, sc into each dc of previous round, working [2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc] in each ch-3 sp, join with sl st beg sc. Fasten off.

SQUARE 2 (make 4): Make same as Square 1, but using colors B, C, D, and E.

SQUARE 3 (make 4): Make same as Square 1, but using colors C, D, E, and F.

SQUARE 4 (make 4): Make same as Square 1, but using colors D, E, F, and G.

SQUARE 5 (make 4): Make same as Square 1, but using colors E, F, G, and H.

SQUARE 6 (make 4): Make same as Square 1, but using colors F, G, H, and A.

SQUARE 7 (make 3): Make same as Square 1, but using colors G, H, A, and B.

SQUARE 8 (make 3): Make same as Square 1, but using colors H, A, B, and C.

FINISHING:

Lay squares out on a flat surface to determine a pleasing arrangement of 5 rows of 6 squares each. Sew squares together.

EDGING:

Rnd 1: From right side, join H with sl st along edge of Afghan. Ch 1, work sc evenly around edge of Afghan, working 3 sc at each corner. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: From wrong side, join F with sl st along edge of Afghan. Ch 1, work sc in each sc around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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