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Calypso Afghan
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 90090AD This bright granny afghan is great for any room in your house.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 40 x 48 in. (101.5 x 122 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-123 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Khaki

Light neutral taupe


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Note: (A)

480-169 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Dusty Sage

Light spring green


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Note: (B)

480-136 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Spice

Muted medium red-orange


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480-099 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Macadamia

Dusty light beige


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480-158 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Mustard

Medium muted orange-yellow


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Note: (E)

480-152 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Espresso

Darkest brown


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Note: (F)

480-174 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Olive

Deep muted yellow-green


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Note: (G)

480-108 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Dusty Blue

Soft medium blue


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Note: (H)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
One Square = 8 x 8 in. (20.5 x 20.5 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, *(yarn over) twice, insert hook in ring and draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; rep from * 2 more times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.


Cl (Cluster) *(Yarn over) twice, insert hook in ring and draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; rep from * 3 more times, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
SQUARE 1 (make 4)
With A, ch 8; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1 (RS): Beg Cl, (ch 4, Cl) 7 times, ch 4; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 8 clusters and 8 ch-4 sps at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off A.


Rnd 2: Join B with sl st in any ch-4 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), 3 dc in same ch-4 sp, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp, (ch 6, 4 dc in next 2 ch-4 sps) 3 times, ch 6; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 32 dc and 4 ch-6 sps at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 3: With B, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 7 dc, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-6 sp, dc in next 8 dc; rep from * 2 more times, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in last ch-6 sp; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 56 dc and 4 ch-3 sps at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off B.


Rnd 4: Join C with sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), (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; rep from * 2 more times, dc in last 14 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 72 dc and 4 ch-3 sps at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off C.


Rnd 5: Join D with sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 1, (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in same ch-3 sp, *sc in next 18 dc, (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp; rep from * 2 more times, sc in last 18 dc; join with sl st in first sc - 88 sc and 4 ch-1 sps at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off D.



SQUARE 2 (make 4)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with B, Rnds 2 and 3 with C, Rnd 4 with D, and Rnd 5 with E.



SQUARE 3 (make 4)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with C, Rnds 2 and 3 with D, Rnd 4 with E, and Rnd 5 with F.



SQUARE 4 (make 4)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with D, Rnds 2 and 3 with E, Rnd 4 with F, and Rnd 5 with G.



SQUARE 5 (make 4)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with E, Rnds 2 and 3 with F, Rnd 4 with G, and Rnd 5 with H.



SQUARE 6 (make 4)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with F, Rnds 2 and 3 with G, Rnd 4 with H, and Rnd 5 with A.



SQUARE 7 (make 3)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with G, Rnds 2 and 3 with H, Rnd 4 with A, and Rnd 5 with B.



SQUARE 8 (make 3)
Make same as Square 1, working Rnd 1 with H, Rnds 2 and 3 with A, Rnd 4 with B, and Rnd 5 with C.



FINISHING
Arrange Squares as shown in Assembly Diagram.

Sew Squares together.


Edging
From RS, join H with sl st anywhere in outside edge.


Rnd 1: With H, ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around outside edge, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off H.


From WS, join F with sl st in any sc.


Rnd 2: With F, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off F.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
CC = contrasting color
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
WS = wrong side


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