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Home for the Holidays Afghan
Lion Brand® Holiday Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90010AD This subtly sparkly granny square afghan is perfect for decorating your home during the Christmas season.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 44 x 48 in. (112 x 122 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

791-201 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Berry

Rich medium red with metallic gold


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.97
Note: (A)

791-203 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Mistletoe

Medium red and warm green with metallic gold


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.97
Note: (B)

791-200 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Starlight

Bright white with metallic gold


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 27.96
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


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

GAUGE:
One Square = 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (11 x 11 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
SQUARE 1 (make 55)
With A, ch 4; 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 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 dc and 4 ch-1 corner sps.

Fasten off.


Rnd 2: Join B with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, 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 3: Join C with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next corner ch-1 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.



SQUARE 2 (make 55)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with C, Rnd 2 with B, and Rnd 3 with A.



FINISHING
Arrange Squares and sew into strips, as follows:
Strip 1 (make 5): Beg with Square 1 sew 11 squares together, alternating Square 1 and Square 2.


Strip 2 (make 5): Beg with Square 2 sew 11 squares together, alternating Square 2 and Square 1.


Sew strips together along long edges, alternating Strip 1 and Strip 2.


Border
Join C with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, dc in each dc around, working (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in each corner ch-1 sp; join with sl st in top of beg ch.


Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, working (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner ch-1 sp; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
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)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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