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Home : Patterns : Two-Color Square Afghan
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Two-Color Square Afghan

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Lion Brand® Heartland
Pattern #: L32191B
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 42 x 66 in. (106.5 cm x 167.5 cm), including edging



CORRECTIONS: (applied May 8, 2014)
SQUARE I (make 7)

Rnd 6: With B, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc in through back loop of next 8 sc; rep from * 3 more times; with A, join with sl st in first sc – 44 sts.

Rnd 8: With B, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc in through back loop of each sc to next hdc; rep from * 3 more times; with A, join with sl st in first sc – 60 sts.
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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The use of two different colors of Heartland for each patchwork square helps to create the throw's visually-stunning appearance.

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Color (A)
Heartland

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Color (B)
Heartland

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Color (C)
Heartland

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Color (D)
Heartland

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Color (E)
Heartland

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Color (F)
Heartland

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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
Heartland
Acadia Denali Glacier Bay Olympic Redwood Grand Canyon Big Bend Mammoth Cave
Sequoia Yosemite Hot Springs Great Smoky Mountains Mount Rainier Katmai Black Canyon Yellowstone
Shenandoah Everglades Joshua Tree Kings Canyon Isle Royale Glacier Bay Tweed Mount Rainier Tweed Black Canyon Tweed
Shenandoah Tweed Everglades Tweed Isle Royale Tweed Acadia Tweed
*Heartland (Article #136). Solids: 100% Acrylic
Tweeds:  94% Acrylic, 6% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5oz/142g (251yd/230m)
Tweeds:
4oz/113g (200yd/183m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  136-105 Heartland Yarn: Glacier Bay
   balls
$ 12.98  
Note: (A)
•  136-109 Heartland Yarn: Olympic
   balls
$ 12.98  
Note: (B)
•  136-135 Heartland Yarn: Yosemite
   balls
$ 12.98  
Note: (C)
•  136-124 Heartland Yarn: Big Bend
   balls
$ 12.98  
Note: (D)
•  136-174 Heartland Yarn: Joshua Tree
   balls
$ 12.98  
Note: (E)
•  136-180 Heartland Yarn: Kings Canyon
   balls
$ 12.98  
Note: (F)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Two-Color Square Afghan

Lion Brand® Heartland

GAUGE:

One Square = about 8 x 8 in. (20.5 x 20.5 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 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 40 Squares: 7 each of Squares I, II, IV, and VI, and 6 each of Squares III and V. Squares are sewn together following an Assembly Diagram.
2. Squares are worked in joined rnds with RS facing at all times. Do not turn at the beginning of rnds.
3. Each Square is worked using 2 colors. Color is changed at the end of every rnd.
4. To change color in joining sl st at the end of a rnd, work last st of rnd, drop old color and insert hook in first st of rnd. With new color, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook to complete sl st. Proceed with new color. Do not fasten off old color. Keep color not in use on WS of piece until next needed.


 

 

AFGHAN
SQUARE I (make 7)

With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; change to B and join with sl st in first sc - 6 sts.
Rnd 2: With B, ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; change to A and join with sl st in first sc - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Note: In Rnds 3-16, always skip the st into which the joining sl st was worked, work the first st of each rnd into the next st.
Rnd 3: With A, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next sc, sc through back loop of next 2 sc; rep from * 3 more times; with B, join with sl st in first sc - 20 sts.
Rnd 4: With B, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc (hdc from previous rnd), sc in next 4 sc; rep from * 3 more times; with A, join with sl st in first sc - 28 sts.
Rnd 5: With A, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc through back loop of next 6 sc; rep from * 3 more times; with B, join with sl st in first sc - 36 sts.
Rnd 6: With B, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc in next 8 sc; rep from * 3 more times; with A, join with sl st in first sc - 44 sts.
Rnd 7: With A, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc through back loop of each sc to next hdc; rep from * 3 more times; with B, join with sl st in first sc - 52 sts.
Rnd 8: With B, ch 1, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc in each sc to next hdc; rep from * 3 more times; with A, join with sl st in first sc - 60 sts.
Rnds 9-16: Rep last 2 rnds 4 more times - 124 sts.
Fasten off.

Square II (make 7)
Work same as for Square I, working odd-numbered rnds with B and even-numbered rnds with A.

Square III (make 6)
Work same as for Square I, working odd-numbered rnds with C and even-numbered rnds with D.

Square IV (make 7)
Work same as for Square I, working odd-numbered rnds with D and even-numbered rnds with C.

Square V (make 6)
Work same as for Square I, working odd-numbered rnds with E and even-numbered rnds with F.

Square VI (make 7)
Work same as for Square I, working odd-numbered rnds with F and even-numbered rnds with E.

FINISHING
Following Assembly Diagram, sew Squares into 5 strips of 8 Squares each. Sew strips together to make Afghan.
Edging
Rnd 1:
From RS, join A with sc anywhere along outside edge of Afghan, sc in each st around, working (sc, hdc, sc) in each corner; with C, join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off A.
Rnds 2-4: Rep Rnd 1 three times, working 1 rnd each with C, E, and D.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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