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Granny Square Crochet Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 60703AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
48 x 56 in. (122 x 142 cm) not including border

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-132 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Lemongrass

Bold pea green


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.96
Note: (A)

640-112 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry

Rich purplish-pink


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.96
Note: (B)

640-122 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Taupe

Dusty brownish grey


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 47.45
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size S-35 'Speed Hook' (19 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 6.99


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

GAUGE:
1 Granny Square (3 rnds) = 8 x 8 in. [20.5 x 20.5 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



COLOR SEQUENCE
Make 42 squares, 7 in each of the following color sequences:
Granny Square 1: Work Rnd 1 with A, Rnd 2 with B, and Rnd 3 with C.
Granny Square 2: Work Rnd 1 with B, Rnd 2 with C, and Rnd 3 with A.
Granny Square 3: Work Rnd 1 with C, Rnd 2 with A, and Rnd 3 with B.
Granny Square 4: Work Rnd 1 with B, Rnd 2 with A, and Rnd 3 with C.
Granny Square 5: Work Rnd 1 with C, Rnd 2 with B, and Rnd 3 with A.
Granny Square 6: Work Rnd 1 with A, Rnd 2 with C, and Rnd 3 with B.



GRANNY SQUARE
With first color in sequence ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 dc in ring, *ch 1, 3 dc in ring; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join next color with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join next color with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, *3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, 3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups, join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Assembly
Arrange squares into rows, in the following order, and sew together to make strips:
Strip 1 (make 3): Granny Squares 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.


Strip 2 (make 2): Granny squares 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2.


Strip 3 (make 2): Granny Square 5, 6, 1, 2, 3, 4.


Sew strips together in the following order: Strip 1, Strip 2, Strip 3, Strip 1, Strip 2, Strip 3, Strip 1.


Border
From RS, join C with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), *dc in each st along side, 2 dc in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, dc in each st along remaining side, dc same ch-1 sp as join; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)


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