Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Rise and Shine Afghan
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: 90410C Made in strips, this patchwork design is a great way to practice half double crochet stitches.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
33 x 48 in.



135-213 Hometown USA Yarn: Cheyenne Wild Iris

Painterly mix of medium blue, cream, brick red, and fuchsia

Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 21.15
Note: (A)

135-208 Hometown USA Yarn: Phoenix Azalea

Painterly mix of magenta, yellow, and periwinkle

Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 21.15
Note: (B)

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

6 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.


STRIP 1 (make 2) 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 A and repeat Row 2 a total of 11 times.

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

Repeat last 22 rows once more.Fasten off.

STRIP 2 (make 2)With B, chain 15.

Work as for Strip 1, but working first 11 rows with B, then 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, 11 rows with A, 11 rows with B, and 11 rows with A.

Fasten off.

FINISHING Beginning with Strip 1 and alternating between Strips 1 and 2, sew Strips together along long edges.

Weave in ends.

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