Earthly Tones Octagon Afghan
By Caron
ITEM # 3953870P4
Earthly Tones Octagon Afghan
By Caron
ITEM # 3953870P4
Print Description
Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Intermediate

DESCRIPTION +

MEASUREMENT:

Approx. 63"/160cm diameter

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Caron® One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds)
    • Contrast A Kelly Green 1
    • Contrast B Espresso 1
    • Contrast C Taupe 1
    • Contrast D Cream 1
    • Contrast E Lace 1
  • Crochet hook US H/8 (5mm)
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure
  • Yarn needle

GAUGE:

Rounds 1-7 = 10"/25.5cm diameter.

DIRECTIONS:

STITCHES USED:
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st)

SPECIAL TERM:
Beg-corner: Beginning corner ””Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Corner:(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Shell: 3 dc in indicated stitch.

COLOR SEQUENCE:
Work *1 round with A, 1 round with B, 1 round with C, 1 round with D, 1 round with E; repeat from * for Color
Sequence.

NOTES:

Afghan is worked in joined rounds, with RS facing at all times.

AFGHAN
With A, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): With A, ch 3 (counts as dc), 23 dc in ring””24 dc. Fasten off.
Round 2: With RS facing, join B in any dc, beg-corner in same st as join, sk next 2 dc, *corner in next dc, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners. Fasten off.
Round 3: With RS facing, join C in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, dc in sp between corners, sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next 2 dc, dc in sp between corners, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, and 8 dc. Fasten off.
Round 4: With RS facing, join D in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc (shell made), sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next 2 dc, shell in next dc, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, and 8 shells. Fasten off.
Round 5: With RS facing, join E in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk first dc of next shell, shell in center dc of same shell, sk 3rd dc of same shell, dc in next dc, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk first dc of next shell, shell in center dc of same shell, sk 3rd dc of same shell, dc in next dc, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 5 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 6: With RS facing, join A in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of next 7 dc, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of next 7 dc, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 7 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 7: With RS facing, join B in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 9 dc between corners.
Round 8: With RS facing, join C in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of each dc to 1 dc before ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of each dc to 1 dc before ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 11 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 9–14: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 three more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence””8 corners, with 23 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 15: With E, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 25 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Note: The next two rounds are even rounds, no stitches are increased. Work a corner in each ch-1 corner sp, a shell in the center dc of each shell, and a dc in each dc between shells.
Round 16: With RS facing, join A in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, [sk next dc, shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc] to next corner, sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, [sk next dc, shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc] to next corne, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
Round 17: With B, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 18: With C, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 27 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 19: With D, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 29 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 20: With E, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 21: With A, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 31 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 22–29: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 four more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence. Do NOT fasten off at the end of Round 29””8 corners, with 47 dc between corners.
Round 30: Continuing with D, ch 3, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 49 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 31 and 32: With E, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 53 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 33 and 34: With A, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 57 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 35 and 36: With B, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 61 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 37 and 38: With C, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 65 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 39: With D, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 67 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 40: With E, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 69 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 41: With A, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 42: With B, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 43: With C, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 71 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 44–47: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 two more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence””8 corners, with 79 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 48: With C, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 81 dc between corners. Do NOT fasten off.
Round 49: Continuing with C, ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each corner ch-1 sp; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

Beg = beginning
Dc = double crochet
RS = right side
sc = single crochet

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MEASUREMENT:

Approx. 63"/160cm diameter

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

GAUGE:

Rounds 1-7 = 10"/25.5cm diameter.

DIRECTIONS:

STITCHES USED:
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st)

SPECIAL TERM:
Beg-corner: Beginning corner ””Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Corner:(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Shell: 3 dc in indicated stitch.

COLOR SEQUENCE:
Work *1 round with A, 1 round with B, 1 round with C, 1 round with D, 1 round with E; repeat from * for Color
Sequence.

NOTES:

Afghan is worked in joined rounds, with RS facing at all times.

AFGHAN
With A, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): With A, ch 3 (counts as dc), 23 dc in ring””24 dc. Fasten off.
Round 2: With RS facing, join B in any dc, beg-corner in same st as join, sk next 2 dc, *corner in next dc, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners. Fasten off.
Round 3: With RS facing, join C in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, dc in sp between corners, sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next 2 dc, dc in sp between corners, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, and 8 dc. Fasten off.
Round 4: With RS facing, join D in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc (shell made), sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next 2 dc, shell in next dc, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, and 8 shells. Fasten off.
Round 5: With RS facing, join E in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk first dc of next shell, shell in center dc of same shell, sk 3rd dc of same shell, dc in next dc, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk first dc of next shell, shell in center dc of same shell, sk 3rd dc of same shell, dc in next dc, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 5 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 6: With RS facing, join A in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of next 7 dc, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of next 7 dc, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 7 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 7: With RS facing, join B in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 9 dc between corners.
Round 8: With RS facing, join C in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of each dc to 1 dc before ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of each dc to 1 dc before ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 11 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 9–14: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 three more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence””8 corners, with 23 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 15: With E, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 25 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Note: The next two rounds are even rounds, no stitches are increased. Work a corner in each ch-1 corner sp, a shell in the center dc of each shell, and a dc in each dc between shells.
Round 16: With RS facing, join A in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, [sk next dc, shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc] to next corner, sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, [sk next dc, shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc] to next corne, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
Round 17: With B, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 18: With C, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 27 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 19: With D, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 29 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 20: With E, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 21: With A, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 31 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 22–29: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 four more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence. Do NOT fasten off at the end of Round 29””8 corners, with 47 dc between corners.
Round 30: Continuing with D, ch 3, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch””8 corners, with 49 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 31 and 32: With E, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 53 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 33 and 34: With A, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 57 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 35 and 36: With B, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 61 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 37 and 38: With C, repeat Rounds 29 and 30””8 corners, with 65 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 39: With D, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 67 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 40: With E, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 69 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 41: With A, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 42: With B, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.
Round 43: With C, repeat Round 8””8 corners, with 71 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Rounds 44–47: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 two more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence””8 corners, with 79 dc between corners. Fasten off.
Round 48: With C, repeat Round 7””8 corners, with 81 dc between corners. Do NOT fasten off.
Round 49: Continuing with C, ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each corner ch-1 sp; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

Beg = beginning
Dc = double crochet
RS = right side
sc = single crochet