Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Intarsia Brocade Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 70551AD
Finished size: 40 X 51 inches
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
40 x 51 in. (101.5 x 129.5 cm)
860-135 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rust
Deep burnt orange
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860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen
Dusty off-white, almost gray
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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11 sts + 8 1/2 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in hdc. 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.
To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.
Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.
Use separate ball of yarn for each large block of color.
With A, ch 108.
Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across - 106 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in first 34 sts; change to B, hdc in next 4 sts; change to A, hdc in next 46 sts; change to B, hdc in next 2 sts; change to A, hdc in next 5 sts; change to B, hdc in next 3 sts; change to A, hdc in next 12 sts.
Rows 3-106: Beginning with Row 3, continue to follow chart until all rows have been worked.
From RS, join B with sc anywhere along edge of Afghan.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work sc evenly spaced around Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2 (WS): Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 3 (WS): Ch 1, do not turn, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
yyabbrevValuexx knit yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx purl yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx repeat(s)(ing) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx stitch(es) yy/abbrevValuexx
yy/abbrevxxch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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