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Harvest Patchwork Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 80685AD This beautiful afghan is perfect for chilly nights.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
52 x 52 in. (132 x 132 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-125 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Hazelnut

Rich, light golden brown


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Note: (A)

640-136 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Apricot

Medium orange


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Note: (B)

640-154 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Grey Marble

Light gray with black and brown fibers


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Note: (C)

640-176 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Snapdragon

Deep golden green


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Note: (D)

640-143 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Claret

Deep purplish red


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Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
One Square = 13 in. (33 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Beg CL (Beginning Cluster): Ch 4, *yotwice, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook)twice;repfrom * 2 more times; yo and draw through all loops on hook.



CL (Cluster): *Yo twice, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; rep from * 3more times;yo and draw through allloops on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
Square 1 (make 3)
With A, ch 8; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Beg CL in ring, *ch 4, CL in ring; rep from * 6 more times, ch 4; join with sl st in top of Beg CL.Fasten off A.


Rnd 2: Join B with sl st in any ch-4 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 3 dc in same ch-4 sp, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 6, *4 dc in next 2 ch-4 sp, ch 6; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.


Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each of next 7 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-6 sp, *dc in next 8 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-6 sp; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off B.


Rnd 4: Join C with sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3, (1 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same ch-3 sp, dc in next 14 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 14 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off C.


Rnd 5: Join Dwith sl st in any dc, ch 1, sc in same dc and in each dc around, working (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in each ch-3 sp; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off D.



Square 2 (make 3)
Make same as Square 1, using colors B, C, D, and E.



Square 3 (make 3)
Make same as Square 1, using colors C, D, E, and A.



Square 4 (make 3)
Make same as Square 1, using colors D, E, A, and B.



Square 5 (make 4)
Make same as Square 1, using colors E, A, B, and C.



FINISHING
Sew squares together following Assembly Diagram.


Edging
With RS facing and join D with sl st in edge of Afghan, ch 1, work sc evenly around all edges of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.


Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
yo = yarn over


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