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Delectable Shell Afghan
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: 90059AD
This shell afghan is beautiful and decorative.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 34 x 44 in. (86.5 x 112 cm)
920-293 Babysoft Yarn: Twinkle Print
White with small hilights of yellow, pink, and pastel blue
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.47
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
16 sts + 7 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. 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.
Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, *sk next 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across.
Rows 2-80: Ch 4, turn, *sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, 5 dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch.
Do not fasten off.
Rnd 1: Do not turn; work sc evenly spaced around entire outside edge of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc as join, sk next sc, 5 dc in next sc, *sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, 5 dc in next sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc.
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
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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