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Home : Patterns : Giant Granny Crochet Afghan
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Giant Granny Crochet Afghan

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: 20258
Two strands of Homespun and a size Q hook make this a super-speedy crochet project. Start in the center and keep crocheting until you get a full-size afghan that's one giant granny square. It's an afghan that you can make for everyone on your gift-giving list!
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
54 inches x 54 inches

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Homespun®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-343: Homespun Yarn: Romanesque DISCONTINUED
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Color (B)
Homespun®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-312: Homespun Yarn: Edwardian
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Homespun®
Sundae Stripes Gemstone Stripes Wildberries Stripes Beachside Stripes Petunia Stripes Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial
Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra Regency Baroque Waterfall
Gothic Prairie Barrington Nouveau Windsor Corinthian Mediterranean Delft
Quartz Montana Sky Black Candy Apple Harvest Olive Barley Grape
Cream Golden Meadow Fiesta Plum Apple Green Lagoon Parfait
Ocean Painted Desert Wild Fire Bourbon Herb Garden Mixed Berries Pearls Amethyst
Pesto Coral Reef Great Plains Ambrosia Vintage Purple Haze Wisteria Mimosa
Seafoam Spice Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo Abalone Claret
Clouds Desert Mountain Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  790-343 Homespun Yarn: Romanesque DISCONTINUED
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$ 22.36  
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•  790-312 Homespun Yarn: Edwardian
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$ 37.45  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size Q-19 (15.75)   $ 3.70  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Giant Granny Crochet Afghan

Lion Brand® Homespun®

GAUGE:

3 rows dc = 4" (10 cm) using 2 strands of Homespun. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

AFGHAN
With 1 strand each of colors A and B, ch 4. Slip st in 4th ch from hook to form ring.
Rnd 1
Ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1) 3 times. Slip st in top of ch-3. Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-1 space.
Rnd 2
Ch 3 – this counts as the first dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 space, (ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in each of next three corner spaces, ch 1, slip st to top of beg ch-3. Slip st in next 2 dc, slip st in ch-1 corner space.
Rnd 3
Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 space, [*ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch-1 space**, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next corner space] 3 times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, slip st to top of first ch-3. Slip st in next 2 dc, slip st in ch-1 corner space.
Continue to work in one big square, working as for Rnd 3, repeating from * to ** as many times as necessary between corners as square grows.
End when color A is almost used up, finishing one complete rnd.


BORDER
Rnd 1
Working with 2 strands color B, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in first ch-1 corner, [sc in each dc and ch-1 space to next corner, (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in corner c1-space] 3 times. Continue sc to end of rnd, slip st to first ch-1. Slip st to corner ch, ch 1.
Rnd 2
Work as Rnd 1, slip st to first ch-1 to join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Reviewed by Danielle Shaw on 2013-01-11 *****
I had 4 leftover skeins of 'Spice' and 5 skeins of 'Vintage' that I bought for a pattern, but forgot which. I normally wouldn't have picked those colors together but wanted to use up the yarn and it actually turned out pretty nice. It took some getting used to the large hook, but all together was a nice speedy project.


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