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Rainbow Stripe Afghan
Lion Brand® Chunky USA
Pattern Number: 20151

This rainbow afghan will brighten any room, even on a rainy day. Super-quick and easy to work, it’s the perfect first afghan for the novice crocheter.



SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

42 inches x 56 inches without border



CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

420-113 Chunky USA yarn: Patriot Red (discontinued) Bright, true red.
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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420-147 Chunky USA yarn: Napa Grape Medium purple
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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420-158 Chunky USA yarn: Yukon Gold Bright medium yellow
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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420-109 Chunky USA yarn: Flag Blue (discontinued) Medium blue
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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420-132 Chunky USA yarn: Gulf Green (discontinued) Medium true green
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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GAUGE:

8 sc + 10 rows = 4" (10 cm).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS
BLANKET
With A, ch 85. Sc into the 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Row 1: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across – 84 sts.
Continue in sc in the following color sequence:
4 rows B; 6 rows C; 8 rows D; 10 rows E; 2 rows A; 2 rows B; 2 rows C; 2 rows D; 2 rows E; 10 rows A; 8 rows B; 6 rows C; 4 rows D; 2 rows E; 2 rows A.
Work through color sequence a second time. Fasten off.
BORDER
With RS facing, join A with slip st in corner. Work 83 sc evenly spaced across top and bottom edges, 116 sc evenly spaced along each side edge, and 3 sc in each corner; join with slip st to beg sc. Work 2 rnds more, working 3 sc in each corner, each rnd. Fasten off.




ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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