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The Striped Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90237AD

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

48 x 55 in. (122 x 140 cm)



CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-180 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Forest Green Heather

Dark pine green with medium green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (A)

620-151 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Grey Heather

Soft misty grays


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620-174 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Avocado

Cool medium green


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620-099 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


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620-152 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Oxford Grey

Light and medium iron grays


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620-115 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Blue Mist

Blue with greens and grays


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Note: (F)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:

14 dc + 11 rows = 4 in. (10 cm).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:

To change color, work last stitch to the point where there are 2 loops on hook, yarn over with new color to complete stitch.




INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN With A, ch 162. Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, change to B in last st - 160 dc (beg ch counts as dc). Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to C in last st. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across, change to D in last st. Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. Row 5: Continue with D, ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to E in last st. Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to F in last st. Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to C in last st. Row 8: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across, change to D in last st. Row 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across, change to B in last st. Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to E in last st. Row 11: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to B in last st. Row 12: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across, change to F in last st. Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, change to B in last st. Row 14: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across, change to A in last st. Row 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc across, change to B in last st.Repeat Rows 2-15 9 more times. Fasten off.
 
FINISHING Border Join E in any corner. Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc evenly around Afghan, working 3 dc in each corner, change to B in last st, join with sl st in beg dc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, working 3 sc in each corner, change to E in last st, join with sl st in beg sc. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each sc around, working 3 dc in each corner, join with sl st in beg dc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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


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