Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Park Slope Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90238AD This afghan combines unexpected octagon shapes with cool colors to make a truly unique blanket.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
37 1/2 x 62 1/2 in. (95.5 x 159 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-110 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Navy

Darkest blue


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.17
Note: (A)

860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green Light muted green


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Note: (B)

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (C)

860-126 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Chocolate

Cool medium brown


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (D)

860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


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

GAUGE:
1 Octagon = 6 1/4 in. (16 cm) diameter. 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



OCTAGON (make 60: 12 each in A, B, C, D, and E)
Ch 5, join with sl st in beg ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), work 15 more dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 16 dc.


Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp as join, dc in next dc, *3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 32 dc.


Rnd 3: Ch 3, *3 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last 3 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 48 dc.


Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, *3 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * to last 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in last 3 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 64 dc.

Fasten off.



SQUARE (make 73: 16 each in A and D, 13 in B, 14 each in C and E)
Ch 6, join with sl st in beg ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), work 19 more dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 20 dc.


Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc in next 4 dc, *ch 2, sc in next 5 dc; rep from * around, end ch 2; join with sl st in beg sc.


Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in next 5 sc, 4 sc in next ch-2 space; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg sc - 36 sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Arrange motifs as shown in assembly diagram and sew or sl st edges together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
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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