Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Late Summer Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90474AD Make this super easy patchwork afghan with soft, machine-washable Homespun.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 45 x 54 in. (114 x 137 cm)

PUBLISHED IN: Jo-Ann


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-399 Homespun Yarn: Apple Green Heathered Solid Muted medium green
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Note: (A)

790-393 Homespun Yarn: Cream

Heathered Solid Light natural beige


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Note: (B)

790-395 Homespun Yarn: Meadow 'Painterly' color Sage, gold, cream, and blue
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Note: (C)

790-341 Homespun Yarn: Windsor

'Painterly' color Lavender, medium blue, and cool green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


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

GAUGE:
11 half double crochet = 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
STRIPS 1 and 5
With A, chain 25.


Row 1: Half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and each chain across - 24 stitches.


Rows 2-16: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each stitch across.


Change to B, and work 16 rows in half double crochet.


Change to C and work 16 rows in half double crochet.


Change to D and work 16 rows in half double crochet.


Change to A and work 16 rows in half double crochet.


Change to B and work 16 rows in half double crochet.


Fasten off.



STRIP 2
Work as for Strip 1, first working 16 rows with B, then 16 rows with C, 16 rows with D, 16 rows with A, 16 rows with B, and 16 rows with C.

Fasten off.



STRIP 3
Work as for Strip 1, first working 16 rows with C, then 16 rows with D, 16 rows with A, 16 rows with B, 16 rows with C, and 16 rows with D.

Fasten off.



STRIP 4
Work as for Strip 1, first working 16 rows with D, then 16 rows with A, 16 rows with B, 16 rows with C, 16 rows with D, and 16 rows with A.

Fasten off.



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

Weave in ends.

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