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Circle in a Square Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 60215AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
62 x 62 in. [157.5 x 157.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: (applied Sep 27, 2006)
620-130 Lion Brand Wool-Ease: Green Heather 3 Skeins (F) HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED Substitution: 620-152 Wool-Ease Oxford GreyThe above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

620-102 Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red

True red


Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 28.14
Note: (A)

620-158 Wool-Ease Yarn: Buttercup Sunshine bright and warm!
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.58
Note: (B)

620-116 Wool-Ease Yarn: Delft Blue (Discontinued)

A gentle medium blue.


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.58
Note: (C)

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Note: (D)

620-137 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fuchsia Vibrant, tropical pink
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: (E)

620-152 Wool-Ease Yarn: Oxford Grey

Light and medium iron grays


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.07
Note: (F)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


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

GAUGE:
Square = 6 in. [15.25 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
SQUARE
With C, ch 4, sl st in beg ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as beg dc), 2 dc in ring, (ch 3, 3 dc in ring) 3 times, ch 3, join with sl st in top of ch-3.

Fasten off C.

Join B between beg ch-3 of Rnd 1 and next dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc between next 2 dc, (ch 1, dc) 3 times in next ch-3 sp, * (ch 1, dc between next 2 dc) twice, (ch 1, dc) 3 times in next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, end ch 1, join with sl st in 3rd ch of ch-4.

Fasten off B.

Join F in last ch-1 sp made.
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as beg dc), dc in same space, (2 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times, * ch 2 - corner made, (2 dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, rep from * around, ch 2, work 2 dc in last ch-1 sp, join with sl st in top of ch-3.

Fasten off F.

Join E between any 2 dc.
Rnd 4: Ch 3 (counts as beg dc), * dc between each dc to corner ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner, rep from * around, join with sl st in top of ch-3.
Fasten off E.
Join A between any 2 dc.
Rnd 5: With A, rep Rnd 4.

Fasten off.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
Make 5 Squares of each color sequence listed below, except where noted, for a total of 100 Squares.



C, B, F, E, A
E, D, F, B, A
B, F, E, C, A
D, C, B, F, A
F, E, C, B, A
C, F, E, B, A (make 1)
E, F, D, C, A
B, C, E, F, A
D, B, F, E, A
F, C, B, D, A
F, D, E, C, A
D, E, C, B, A
B, E, F, D, A
E, C, B, F, A
C, E, D, F, A
F, B, C, E, A
D, F, E, C, A
B, D, F, E, A
E, B, C, F, A
C, D, B, F, A
C, F, E, D, A (make 4)

FINISHING
Assembly
Join Squares randomly to create patchwork effect.

With A, sew Squares into 10 strips of 10 Squares each.

Join strips to make Blanket.



Border
From right side, join A at any corner space of Blanket.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc evenly around Blanket working (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner.

Join with sl st in top of beg dc.

Turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, working 4 sc in each corner, join with sl st in beg ch.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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