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Absecon Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90314AD This great striped afghan looks perfect in all of your favorite colors.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
38 x 44 in. (96.5 x 112 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-135 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rust

Deep burnt orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.78
Note: (A)

860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick

Burnt red-orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.78
Note: (B)

860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


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

860-109 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Colonial Blue

Medium blue


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.78
Note: (D)

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:
11 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.

NOTES:
Carry unused colors along side of work.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
With A, ch 106.

Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across - 104 dc.


Row 1: Ch 3, turn.

With A, dc in each dc across.

Change to B.


Row 2: With B, ch 1, turn.

Sc in each dc across.

Change to C.


Row 3: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each sc across.

Change to D.


Row 4: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each dc across.

Change to B.


Row 5: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each sc across.


Row 6: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each dc across.

Change to D.


Row 7: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each dc across.


Row 8: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each dc across.

Change to A.


Row 9: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each dc across.

Change to C.


Rows 10 and 11: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each st across.


Row 12: Rep Row 11.

Change to D.


Row 13: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each dc across.

Change to A.


Row 14: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each sc across.

Change to B.


Row 15: Rep Row 14.

Change to C.


Rows 16 and 17: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each sc across.


Row 18: Rep Row 16.

Change to B.


Row 19: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each dc across.

Change to A.


Row 20: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each sc across.


Rows 21-24: Ch 3, turn.

Dc in each dc across.


Row 25: Rep Row 21.


Rep Rows 2-25 twice more, then rep Rows 2-11 once.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Border
From right side, join D with sl st on outside edge of Afghan.

Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around edge of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner.

Join with sl st in beg ch.


Next Round: Ch 3, turn.

From wrong side, dc in each sc around, working 3 dc in center sc of each corner.

Join with sl st in beg ch.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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