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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
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Note: (A)

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

Rich purplish-pink


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
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Note: (B)

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

Dusty brownish grey


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size S-35 'Speed Hook' (19 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:
1 Granny Square (3 rnds) = 8 x 8 in. [20.5 x 20.5 cm].
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)
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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