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Free Crochet Pattern: Color Spectrum Afghan

Lion Brand« Silky Twist
Pattern #: L10557
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 48 x 51 in. (122 x 129.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
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Color (C)
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Color (D)
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Color (E)
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Color (J)
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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
Silky Twist
Olive Linen Paradise Pink Ash Mist Teal Cactus Oatmeal Java
Cherry Red Ocean Hyacinth Purple Haze Amethyst Tangerine
*Silky Twist (Article #927). 99% Acrylic, 1% Polyester; package size: 5.00oz/140.00 gr. (130yds/119m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  927-207 Silky Twist Yarn: Oatmeal
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$ 7.69  
Note: (A)
•  927-206 Silky Twist Yarn: Cactus
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (B)
•  927-201 Silky Twist Yarn: Olive
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (C)
•  927-214 Silky Twist Yarn: Tangerine
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (D)
•  927-209 Silky Twist Yarn: Cherry Red
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (E)
•  927-203 Silky Twist Yarn: Paradise Pink
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (F)
•  927-212 Silky Twist Yarn: Purple Haze
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (G)
•  927-211 Silky Twist Yarn: Hyacinth
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (H)
•  927-213 Silky Twist Yarn: Amethyst
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (I)
•  927-210 Silky Twist Yarn: Ocean
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (J)
•  927-204 Silky Twist Yarn: Ash Mist
   ball
$ 7.69  
Note: (K)
•  927-205 Silky Twist Yarn: Teal
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$ 7.69  
Note: (L)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
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Color Spectrum Afghan

Lion Brand« Silky Twist

GAUGE:

10 dc + 5 rows = 4 in. (10 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

NOTES:

1. Afghan is made from 7 Panels, each worked separately and then sewed together.
2. Yarn colors change throughout each Panel. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st.
3. The Afghan was designed without a border.

PANEL #1 (make 4)
With A, ch 19.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc in this row and in all following rows), turn, dc in each dc across - 17 dc at the end of this row. Change to B.
Rep Row 2 changing colors as follows:
Work 4 Rows with B. Change to C.
Work 4 rows with C. Change to B.
Work 2 rows with B. Change to C.
Work 2 rows with C. Change to D.
Work 4 rows with D. Change to E.
Work 4 rows with E. Change to D.
Work 2 rows with D. Change to E.
Work 2 rows with E. Change to F.
Work 4 rows with F. Change to G.
Work 4 rows with G. Change to F.
Work 2 rows with F. Change to G.
Work 2 rows with G. Change to H.
Work 4 rows with H. Change to I.
Work 4 rows with I. Change to H.
Work 2 rows with H. Change to I.
Work 2 rows with I. Change to J.
Work 4 rows with J. Change to K.
Work 4 rows with K. Change to J.
Work 2 rows with J. Change to K.
Work 2 rows with K. Change to L.
Work 4 rows with L.
Fasten off.

PANEL #2 (make 3)
With B, ch 19.
Work as for Panel #1, changing colors as follows.
Work 4 rows with B. Change to A.
Work 2 rows with A. Change to B.
Work 2 rows with B. Change to C.
Work 4 rows with C. Change to D.
Work 4 rows with D. Change to C.
Work 2 rows with C. Change to D.
Work 2 rows with D. Change to E.
Work 4 rows with E. Change to F.
Work 4 rows with F. Change to E.
Work 2 rows with E. Change to F.
Work 2 rows with F. Change to G.
Work 4 rows with G. Change to H.
Work 4 rows with H. Change to G.
Work 2 rows with G. Change to H.
Work 2 rows with H. Change to I.
Work 4 rows with I. Change to J.
Work 4 rows with J. Change to I.
Work 2 rows with I. Change to J.
Work 2 rows with J. Change to K.
Work 4 rows with K. Change to L.
Work 4 rows with L. Change to K.
Work 2 rows with K.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Arrange Panels with long sides together, alternating Panel #1 and Panel #2. Sew long edges of Panels together.
Weave in ends.


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


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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Color Spectrum Afghan Reviewed by Pam Ament on 2012-09-12 ****
I made this in the suggested colors, then by the 5th panel I realized I didn't like all the color combinations and stopped. I love contrast so the beginning is lovely. The cherry red and paradise pink are so similar you can't tell the difference in soft light. The 3 purples also blend so the 2nd half is rather dull.
If I were to do it again I would chose other colors for the second half.
It is nice and thick, soft and warm.


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