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Speed Hook Shell Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 60751A
SKILL LEVEL: Easy
SIZE: One Size
36 x 56 in. (91.5 x 142 cm)
CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 12, 2008)
Rep Row 2 and 3 until piece measures 52 34 in. (132 86.5 cm) from beginning, end with Row 3. Do not fasten off.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
640-132 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Lemongrass
Bold pea green
Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size S-35 'Speed Hook' (19 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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5-dc group and 1 sc = 4 in. [10 cm] in shell stitch pattern. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Ch 36 loosely.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc), dc in same space, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, sk 1 ch, *5 dc in next ch, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, sk 1 ch; rep from *, 3 dc in last ch - seven 5-dc groups and 3 dc in first and last st.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, sk 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, sk 2 dc, *sc in next dc, sk 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, sk 2 dc; rep from * across, sc in last dc.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 2 dc in first sc, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk 2 dc, *5 dc in next sc, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk 2 dc; rep from * across, 3 dc in last sc.
Rep Row 2 and 3 until piece measures 52 in (132 cm) from beginning, end with Row 3.
Do not fasten off.
Turn Afghan to work along one long side.
Work 2 more dc in same sc.
Round 1: Work in ends of rows (skip rows ending with a dc, and work in rows ending with an sc), *sc in end of next sc-row, sk next dc-row, 5 dc in end of next sc row, sk next dc row; rep from * to corner; work 5 dc in corner; work shell st pattern along opposite edge of foundation ch, matching sc and 5-dc groups; work 5 dc in corner; work in ends of rows along opposite long edge, *sc in end of next sc row, sk next dc row, 5 dc in end of next sc row, sk next dc row; rep from *; join with sl st to beg ch-3 of Row 3.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
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