Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Felted Granny Square Afghan
Lion Brand® Lion® Cashmere Blend
Pattern Number: 70553AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 22 x 27 in. (56 x 68.5 cm) after felting

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

270-108 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Dusty Blue (DISCONTINUED) Soft medium blue
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 59.94
Note: (A)

270-098 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Cream (DISCONTINUED) Soft natural cream
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 59.94
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


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

GAUGE:
12 dc + 7 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) before felting. 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



AFGHAN
Square 1 (make 15)
With A, ch 5; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, *3 dc in ring, ch 2; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


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

Fasten off.


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

Fasten off.


Rnd 4: Join B with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


Rnd 5: Join A with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.



Square 2 (make 15)
Work as for Square 1, reversing colors.



FINISHING
Alternating colors, arrange Squares into 6 rows of 5 squares each.

With B, whipstitch squares together.

Weave in ends.



Felting
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

Pull squares into shape and allow to dry.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
Rev St st = reverse stockinette stitch
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)


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