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Additional Materials 16 in. [40.5 cm] pillow form
Color Block Afghan and Pillow
Lion Brand® Lion® Suede
7 dc + 4 rows = 3 in. [7.5 cm]. 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 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.
Strip 1 Work 7 rows G, 7 rows D, 7 rows A, 7 rows B, 7 rows D, 7 rows C,
7 rows E, 7 rows F, 7 rows D, 7 rows A, 7 rows B, 7 rows C.
Strip 2 Work 5 rows D, 7 rows C, 7 rows B, 7 rows E, 7 rows F, 7 rows A,
7 rows D, 7 rows B, 7 rows C, 7 rows G, 7 rows E, 7 rows F, 2 rows A.
Strip 3 Work 1 row G, 7 rows B, 7 rows A, 7 rows D, 7 rows E, 7 rows C, 7
rows F, 7 rows G, 7 rows B, 7 rows A, 7 rows D, 7 rows E, 6 rows C.
Afghan is crocheted in 6 strips. Pillow is crocheted in 2 strips each for front and back.
AFGHAN With G, chain 22. Row 1 (WS) Dc in 4th chain from hook and in each ch across; turn – 20
dc. Row 2 (RS) Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across; turn – 20 dc. Rows 3-84 Continuing in Stripe Pattern for Strip 1, working dc in each dc
across; ch 3, turn, at end of each row. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Make 1 more Strip 1; 2 each of Strip 2 and 3.
From WS with matching color yarn, whipstitch strips together in following
order: Strip 1, Strip 2, Strip 3, Strip 1, Strip 2, Strip 3.
Working as for Afghan, make 2 strips in each of the following color
sequences. Strip 1 2 rows A, 7 rows B, 7 rows G, 7 rows E. Strip 2 6 rows F, 7 rows C, 7 rows D, 3 rows A.
From WS with matching color yarn, whipstitch Strip 1 to Strip 2 along one
long edge for front. Repeat for back. With right sides together, whipstitch
front to back along 3 sides. Turn right side out, insert pillow form and
whipstitch open side closed.
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