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Irresistible Baby Afghan
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 90295AD This snuggly ripple afghan is super soft in Nature's Choice Organic Cotton.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 30 x 34 in. (76 x 86.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-098 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn : Almond

Soft, natural white


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 25.47
Note: (A)

480-101 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Strawberry

Dusty medium pink


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 25.47
Note: (B)

480-170 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Pistachio

Medium moss green


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 25.47
Note: (C)

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 ripple + 6 1/2 rows = 5 in. (12.5 cm) in pattern. 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:
dc2tog (dc dec) 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:
COLOR SEQUENCE
Work *3 rows with A, 3 rows with B, 3 rows with C; rep from * for Color Sequence.



1.

Be sure to check your gauge.

If one ripple measures less than 5 in.

(12.5 cm), change to a larger hook.


2.

For edging, work as many sc as needed to keep Afghan flat.

If necessary, use a larger hook to work edging.


3.

Block completed Afghan by dampening with water, then laying flat to dry.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
With A, ch 114.


Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch counts as dc), (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 next 2 ch - 6 ripples.


Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next st, (dc2tog) 3 times, 2 dc in next 6 sts, *(dc2tog) 6 times, 2 dc in next 6 sts; rep from * across to last 8 sts, (dc2tog) 3 times, dc in last 2 sts.


Rows 3-45: Rep Row 2, and continue changing colors according to Color Sequence.

Note: You should have 5 stripes of each color after completing Row 45.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Edging
Join B with slip st in any st on edge of Afghan.


Round 1: Sc evenly spaced around all edges of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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