Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
The Afghan Striped
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 60312AD

Basic skills are all it takes to turn out this stunner.



SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

48 x 55 in. [122 x 140 cm]



CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 26, 2007)
#148 Turquoise 1 ball (H)
#116 Delft 1 ball (H)
#123 Seaspray (H)
#137 Fuchsia 1 ball (I)
#195 Azalea Pink (I) The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

620-177 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Loden

Dark pine green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (A)

620-151 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Grey Heather

Soft misty grays


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (B)

620-152 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Oxford Grey

Light and medium iron grays


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Note: (C)

620-139 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Dark Rose Heather

Violet red with gray heather


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Note: (D)

620-126 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Chocolate Brown

Rich, deep brown


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Note: (E)

620-104 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Blush Heather

Light rose and soft cream


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Note: (F)

620-171 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Gold

Bright goldenrod yellow


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Note: (G)

620-123 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Seaspray

Soft sea-foam green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (H)

620-195 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Azalea Pink

Bright fuchsia pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (I)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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GAUGE:

14 dc + 11 rows = 4 in. [10 cm].


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:

To change color, work last stitch to the point where there are 2 loops on hook, yarn over with new color to complete stitch.




INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN With A, ch 162. Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, change to B in last st – 160 dc (beg ch counts as dc). Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to C in last st. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across, change to D in last st. Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. Row 5: Continue with D, ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to E in last st. Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to F in last st. Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to G in last st. Row 8: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across, change to H in last st. Row 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across, change to B in last st. Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to E in last st. Row 11: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to B in last st. Row 12: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across, change to I in last st. Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to B in last st. Row 14: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across, change to A in last st. Row 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to B in last st. Repeat Rows 2-15 9 more times. Fasten off.
FINISHING Border
Join E in any corner. Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc evenly around Afghan, working 3 dc in each corner, change to F in last st, join with sl st in beg dc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, working 3 sc in each corner, change to E in last st, join with sl st in beg sc. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each sc around, working 3 dc in each corner, join with sl st in beg dc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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