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Free Crochet Pattern: Afghan Squared

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Pattern #: 70134AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
51 x 51 in. [129.5 x 129.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 8, 2007)


#126 Chocolate 1 2 balls (B)
#140 Dusty Rose 1 2 balls (C)
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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•  860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick
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•  860-126 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Chocolate
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$ 8.78  
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•  860-140 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Rose
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Afghan Squared

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GAUGE:

Rnds 1-9 of square = 13 in. [33 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 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

COLOR SEQUENCE
Work (1 rnd each of A, B, C and D).
To keep Afghan square, join new color in a different corner on each round.

AFGHAN
With A, ch 4, sl st in beg ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times, sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join B with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch-2 sp) 3 times, sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join C with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1) in next ch-2 sp, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch-1 sp] 3 times, sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: Join next color of color sequence with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1) in next corner ch-2 sp, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch-1 sp, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch-1 sp] 3 times, sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnds 5-36: Continue as established, adding one more (3 dc, ch 1) each side every rnd and changing color every rnd according to color sequence above.
Rnd 37: With A, work as established.
Rnds 38 and 39: With A, ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around outside edge of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner, join with sl st in beg ch.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Afghan Squared Reviewed by Kay Smith on 2010-11-18 *****
I am making his afaghan in Cranberry, Beige, Silver Blue and Dusy Blue for my sister-in-law. It is turning out real pretty. Couldn't find the colors in the pattern. Love to make this pattern. Just learned the granny square stitch. Thanks Lion Brand for all your free patterns. Kay Smith


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