Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Cottage Throw
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: 90412AD This beautiful granny afghan features a simple floral style square.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
40 x 40 in. (101.5 x 101.5 cm) not including border

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

135-102 Hometown USA Yarn: Honolulu Pink

Classic rosy pink


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.87
Note: (A)

135-099 Hometown USA Yarn: Los Angeles Tan

Neutral beige


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.87
Note: (B)

135-108 Hometown USA Yarn: Washington Denim

Denim blue/black


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 21.16
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size S-35 'Speed Hook' (19 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 6.99


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

Additional Materials
Dental floss (optional)
GAUGE:
1 Granny Square (3 rnds) = 8 x 8 in. (20.5 x 20.5 cm). Gauge may vary when working with Speed Hook, exact gauge is not essential to this project. 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



COLOR SEQUENCE
Make 25 Squares:
Granny Square 1 (make 5): Work Rnd 1 with A, Rnd 2 with B, and Rnd 3 with C.


Granny Square 2 (make 3): Work Rnd 1 with B, Rnd 2 with C, and Rnd 3 with A.


Granny Square 3 (make 5): Work Rnd 1 with C, Rnd 2 with A, and Rnd 3 with B.


Granny Square 4 (make 4): Work Rnd 1 with B, Rnd 2 with A, and Rnd 3 with C.


Granny Square 5 (make 5): Work Rnd 1 with C, Rnd 2 with B, and Rnd 3 with A.


Granny Square 6 (make 3): Work Rnd 1 with A, Rnd 2 with C, and Rnd 3 with B.



GRANNY SQUARE AFGHAN
With first color in sequence ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 dc in ring, *ch 1, 3 dc in ring; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


Rnd 2: Join next color with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


Rnd 3: Join next color with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, *3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, 3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups, join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Optional: When sewing squares together, use a strand of dental floss held together with a strand of yarn.


Assembly
Arrange squares into rows, in the following order, and sew together to make strips:
Strip 1 (make 2): Granny Squares 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.


Strip 2 (make 2): Granny Squares 3, 4, 5, 6, 1.


Strip 3 (make 1): Granny Squares 5, 6, 1, 2, 3.


Sew strips together in the following order: Strip 1, Strip 2, Strip 3, Strip 1, Strip 2.


Border
From RS, join C with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), *dc in each st along side, 2 dc in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, dc in each st along remaining side, dc same ch-1 sp as join; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
Kfb = knit in front and back of st
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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