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Wind Chime Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90324AD Stripes and lace combine to make this beautiful, airy afghan.For a similar afghan see the Eyelet Strips Afghan.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 36 x 56 in. (91.5 x 142 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee

Warm medium brown


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Note: (A)

860-144 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Magenta Rich, deep purple-pink
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860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


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860-148 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Burgundy

Deep wine


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860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick

Burnt red-orange


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860-123 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige

Golden off-white


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860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green

Bright yellow-green


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860-135 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rust

Deep burnt orange


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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:
12 dc + 7 rows = 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
FIRST STRIP
With A, ch 174.


Row 1 (WS): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch counts as dc) and in each ch across - 172 dc at end of this row.


Rows 2 and 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in each st across.


Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 3 sts, *ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next 4 sts; rep from * across - 28 ch-2 sps at end of this row.


Rows 5-7: Rep Row 2.

Fasten off.



SECOND STRIP
Notes: Second-Eighth Strips are worked as for First Strip through Row 7, and then joined to previous Strip with a Joining Row.

The Joining Row is worked back and forth between the last row of the current strip and the foundation ch of the previous strip.

With B, ch 174.


Rows 1-7: Work Rows 1-7 of First Strip.

Do not fasten off.

With RS facing, place previous Strip above current Strip.


Joining Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st of current Strip, ch 2, sc in first foundation ch of previous Strip, ch 3, sk next 2 sts of current Strip, *sc in next st of current Strip, ch 3, sk next 3 sts of previous Strip, sc in next st of previous Strip, ch 3, sk next 3 sts of current Strip; rep across continuing to work back and forth between the 2 Strips, ending with sc in last st of current Strip, ch 2, sk next 2 sts of previous Strip, sc in last st of previous Strip.

Fasten off.



THIRD-EIGHTH STRIPS
With C, D, E, F, G, and H, work as for Second Strip.



FINISHING
Edging
With RS facing, join A with sl st in any corner.


Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around outside edge, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.


Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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