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Log Cabin Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 60641

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
52 x 52 in. (132 x 132 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-386 Homespun Yarn: Grape Heathered Solid Deep warm purple

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Note: (A)

790-381 Homespun Yarn: Barley Tweed Mixed browns

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Note: (B)

790-385 Homespun Yarn: Fuchsia Heathered Solid Deep magenta
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Note: (C)

790-397 Homespun Yarn: Russet

Heathered Solid Medium reddish-brown


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790-375 Homespun Yarn: Candy Apple Heathered Solid Deep red

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Note: (E)

790-380 Homespun Yarn: Fawn

Heathered Solid Soft beige


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Note: (F)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
12 hdc = 5 in. (12.5 cm); 8 rows = 4 in. (10 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.

NOTES:
COLOR SEQUENCE
Center square in A, *5 rows B, 5 rows C, 5 rows D, 5 rows E, 5 rows D, 5 rows B, 5 rows A, 5 rows C, 5 rows F, 5 rows D, 5 rows B, 5 rows A; rep from *.

To change color, work last stitch until there are 3 loops on hook, yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN

Center Square
With A, ch 14.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 12 hdc.
Rows 2-10: Ch 2 (does not count as st here and throughout), turn, hdc in each hdc across; change to B in last st of Row 10.



First Strip
Row 1: With B, turn piece clockwise 90 degrees to work along ends of rows of Center Square, ch 2, work 12 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of Center Square - 12 hdc.
Rows 2-5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across; change to C in last st of Row 5.



Second Strip
Row 1: With C, turn piece clockwise 90 degrees to begin work along ends of rows of First Strip, ch 2, work 6 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of First Strip, working in opposite side of foundation ch of Center Square, hdc in each ch across - 18 hdc.
Rows 2-5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across; change to D in last st of Row 5.



Third Strip
Row 1: With D, turn piece clockwise 90 degrees to begin work along ends of rows of Second Strip, ch 2, work 6 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of Second Strip, work 12 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of Center Square - 18 hdc.
Rows 2-5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across; change to E in last st of Row 5.



Fourth Strip
Row 1: With E, turn piece clockwise 90 degrees to begin work along ends of rows of Third Strip, ch 2, work 6 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of Third Strip, hdc in each hdc across center section, work 6 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of previous strip - 24 hdc.
Rows 2-5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across; change to D in last st of Row 5.



Next Strip
Row 1: Turn piece clockwise 90 degrees to begin work along ends of rows of strip just completed, ch 2, work 6 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of strip just completed, hdc in each hdc across center strip, then work 6 hdc evenly spaced across ends of rows of previous strip.
Rows 2-5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across; change to next color in Color Sequence in last st of Row 5.



Work new strips in Color Sequence until there are 9 strips on each of 4 sides around Center Square; change to C in last st of last row.



EDGING
Rnd 1 (right side): Continuing with C, ch 1, sc evenly around Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st around Afghan, working 3 hdc in each corner; join with sl st in first hdc.
Rnd 3 (wrong side): Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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