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Giant Granny Crochet Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 20258
Two strands of Homespun and a size Q hook make this a super-speedy crochet project.

Start in the center and keep crocheting until you get a full-size afghan that's one giant granny square.

It's an afghan that you can make for everyone on your gift-giving list!

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
54 inches x 54 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-343 Homespun Yarn: Romanesque DISCONTINUED 'Painterly' color Light stone-gray and slate with hints of dusty mauve.
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.36

790-312 Homespun Yarn: Edwardian

Heathered Solid Deepest gray


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.45

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size Q-19 (15.75)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.70


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
3 rows dc = 4" (10 cm) using 2 strands of Homespun. 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
With 1 strand each of colors A and B, ch 4.

Slip st in 4th ch from hook to form ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1) 3 times.

Slip st in top of ch-3.

Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-1 space.
Rnd 2 Ch 3 - this counts as the first dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 space, (ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in each of next three corner spaces, ch 1, slip st to top of beg ch-3.

Slip st in next 2 dc, slip st in ch-1 corner space.
Rnd 3 Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 space, [*ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch-1 space**, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next corner space] 3 times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, slip st to top of first ch-3.

Slip st in next 2 dc, slip st in ch-1 corner space.
Continue to work in one big square, working as for Rnd 3, repeating from * to ** as many times as necessary between corners as square grows.
End when color A is almost used up, finishing one complete rnd.




BORDER
Rnd 1 Working with 2 strands color B, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in first ch-1 corner, [sc in each dc and ch-1 space to next corner, (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in corner c1-space] 3 times.

Continue sc to end of rnd, slip st to first ch-1.

Slip st to corner ch, ch 1.
Rnd 2 Work as Rnd 1, slip st to first ch-1 to join.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

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


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