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Free Knitting Pattern: Americana Afghan

Lion Brand« Homespun® - Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: khs-americanaAfghan
Rating: **** (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
52 inches x 64 inches

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Show your patriotic spirit with this American flag afghan! Note: The crocheted version of this pattern is shown in the image.
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Color (A)
Homespun®

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Color (B)
Homespun®

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Color (C)
Homespun®

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Color (D)
Wool-Ease®

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Homespun®
Sundae Stripes Gemstone Stripes Wildberries Stripes Beachside Stripes Petunia Stripes Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial
Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra Regency Baroque Waterfall
Gothic Prairie Barrington Nouveau Windsor Corinthian Mediterranean Delft
Quartz Montana Sky Black Candy Apple Harvest Olive Barley Grape
Cream Golden Meadow Fiesta Plum Apple Green Lagoon Parfait
Ocean Painted Desert Wild Fire Bourbon Herb Garden Mixed Berries Pearls Marble
Amethyst Pesto Coral Reef Great Plains Ambrosia Tumbleweed Vintage Purple Haze
Wisteria Mimosa Seafoam Spice Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo
Abalone Claret Clouds Desert Mountain Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
Wool-Ease®
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Sage Avocado Loden
Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather Paprika Violet Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi
Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Homespun (Article #790) is a uniquely-textured bulky weight yarn that works up quickly and easily. 98% acrylic, 2% polyester; packaged in 6 oz/170g (185 yd/167m) pull skeins.

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Americana Afghan

Lion Brand« Homespun® - Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

12 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in garter stitch (k every row).


AFGHAN

First piece (Field for Stars) With C, cast on 96 sts. K 168 rows. Put on holder.

Second piece (top 7 stripes) Second piece (top 7 stripes) With A, cast on 96 sts.* K 24 rows. Change to B and k 24 rows. Continue to alternate 24 rows A, 24 rows B for 7 stripes, ending with A. Put sts on holder. Sew the first and second pieces together for top of flag. Put stitches back on needle and continue working 24 rows A, 24 rows B for 6 more stripes. Bind off.

STARS - Make 32
Ch 3, slip st to form ring.
Rnd 1
Ch 1, work 5 sc in ring, slip st to beg-ch.
Rnd 2 Ch 1, work 3 sc in each sc, slip st to beg-ch - 15 sc.
Rnd 3 *Sc in first sc, ch 5, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in last ch, skip 2 sc; rep from * around, end with slip st to first sc. Fasten off.

Position the stars on the field and sew them into place.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
k = knit rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Pattern Average Rating: **** (based on 3 reviews)
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Americana Afghan Reviewed by Debra Dodd on 2014-05-26 ****
Kat, perhaps you can use felt material and attach them to your flag. Or maybe the star patches. I hope this maybe helpful to you.



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