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Squiggles And Grins Baby Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90269AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
28 x 28 in. (71 x 71 cm)



620-174 Wool-Ease Yarn: Avocado

Cool medium green

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Note: (A)

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65

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

12 sc = 4 in. (10 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.

1) Afghan is worked in four separate squares, which are crocheted together as each is completed.
2) Work in back loops only throughout.
3) Carry color not in use loosely along side edge of work.


With A, ch 53.
Row 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and next 9 ch, sc in remaining 42 ch.

Drop A, but do not fasten off.

Join B with sl st in last sc made.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc tbl in next 42 sc, leave remaining sts unworked, ch 11.
Row 3: Turn, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and next 9 ch, sc tbl in remaining 42 sc.

Drop B, but do not fasten off.

Pick up A.
Repeat last 2 rows, alternating A and B, until piece measures about 14 in.

(35.5 cm) from beginning, end with Row 2 worked with A.

Last Row: With A, turn, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in next 9 ch; leave last 42 sc to be worked when joining squares.

Fasten off.

Make as for Square 1, but do not fasten off.

As each Square is completed, join as follows:
From right side, hold last row of first Square and side opposite fringed edge of next Square together.

Working through both thicknesses, work 42 sc evenly spaced across.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop

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