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Gaelic Bay Afghan
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: 90088B

This beautiful ripple afghan is perfect for cold winter nights.



SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

About 48 X 50 in. (122 x 127 cm)



CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

150-126 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Nature's Brown

Dark chocolate brown


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (A)

150-123 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oatmeal

Light taupe (darker than the Natural color)


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (B)

150-200 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oak Tweed

Natural cream twisted with deep brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (C)

150-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural

Soft cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:

1 'wave' and 6 rows = 4 in. (10 cm).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

dc2tog (dc decrease) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through 2 loops, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.



NOTES:

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.




INSTRUCTIONS



COLOR SEQUENCE Work 2 rows of each color in the following sequence: *A, B, C, A, and D; rep from * 6 more times (for a total of 70 rows).
AFGHAN With A, ch 240. Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, (dc2tog) 3 times, 2 dc in next 6 ch, *(dc2tog) 6 times, 2 dc in next 6 ch; rep from * across to last 8 ch, (dc2tog) 3 times, dc in last 2 ch – 12 'waves'. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in next dc, (dc2tog) 3 times, 2 dc in next 6 dc, *(dc2tog) 6 times, 2 dc in next 6 dc; rep from * across to last 8 dc, (dc2tog) 3 times, dc in last 2 dc; change to B in last st. Rep Row 2, continuing in Color Sequence, until a total of 70 rows have been worked. Piece should measure about 48 in. (122 cm) from beginning. Fasten off.
FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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