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Home : Patterns : Candy Box Granny Afghan
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Candy Box Granny Afghan

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Pattern #: 80689AD
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
40 x 40 in. (101.5 x 101.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 25, 2009)



Materials:
Crochet Hook Size P-15 N-13
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This colorful afghan is great to snuggle under. For another colorway see the Cotswold Granny Afghan
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Candy Box Granny Afghan

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Rnds 1-4 of Afghan = 8 in. (20.25 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

Work each round holding one strand of each color together as follows:
Rnd 1: A and B
Rnd 2: B and C
Rnd 3: C and D
Rnd 4: D and E
Rnd 5: E and F
Rnd 6: F and A
Rep this color order for Color Sequence.

AFGHAN
With A and B held tog, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join B and C with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-sp (beg corner made), ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join C and D with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: Join next colors of Color Sequence with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnds 5-23: Rep Rnd 4 and continue changing color following Color Sequence ending with E and F.
Rnd 24: Join F and A with sl st in any ch-sp, ch 1, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp around, working 3 sc in each corner ch-2 sp; join with sl st in beg ch. Fasten off.

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
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s) st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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Candy Box Granny Afghan Reviewed by Julie Martin on 2012-12-15 ****
I used the P15 hook originally in this pattern. If you do, I suggest buying one extra yarn roll each of pea green and antique rose.


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