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Rise and Shine Afghan
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: 90410AD This easy afghan is worked up in strips, making it a great portable project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
37 1/2 x 59 in. (95.5 x 150 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 2, 2009)
STRIP 2 Work as for Strip 1, first working 11 rows with G E, then 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, 11 rows with C, 11 rows with D, and 11 rows with E. Fasten off. STRIP 3 Work as for Strip 1, first working 11 rows with D, then 11 rows with G E, 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, 11 rows with C, and 11 rows with D. Fasten off. STRIP 4 Work as for Strip 1, first working 11 rows with C, then 11 rows with D, 11 rows with G E, 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, and 11 rows with C. Fasten off.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

135-102 Hometown USA Yarn: Honolulu Pink

Classic rosy pink


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (A)

135-149 Hometown USA Yarn: Dallas Grey

Classic medium gray


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (B)

135-107 Hometown USA Yarn: Charlotte Blue

Soft blue


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (C)

135-099 Hometown USA Yarn: Los Angeles Tan

Neutral beige


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (D)

135-133 Hometown USA Yarn: Syracuse Orange

Bright true orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


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

GAUGE:
5 1/2 half double crochet stitches = about 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
STRIP 1
With A, chain 15.


Row 1: Half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and each chain across - 13 stitches.


Row 2: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each half double crochet across.


Rows 3-11: Repeat Row 2.


Change to B by fastening off A, then joining B with a slip stitch in first stitch of next row and repeat Row 2 for a total of 11 rows.


Change to C and repeat Row 2 a total of 11 times.


Change to D and repeat Row 2 a total of 11 times.


Change to E and repeat Row 2 a total of 11 times.


Change to A and repeat Row 2 a total of 11 times.


Fasten off.



STRIP 2
Work as for Strip 1, first working 11 rows with E, then 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, 11 rows with C, 11 rows with D, and 11 rows with E.

Fasten off.



STRIP 3
Work as for Strip 1, first working 11 rows with D, then 11 rows with E, 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, 11 rows with C, and 11 rows with D.

Fasten off.



STRIP 4
Work as for Strip 1, first working 11 rows with C, then 11 rows with D, 11 rows with E, 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, and 11 rows with C.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Arrange strips in numerical order from left to right and sew together along long edges.

Weave in ends.

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