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Kew Gardens Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90476AD Update your space with this unique circle throw.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 55 in. (139.5 cm) diameter

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-315 Homespun Yarn: Tudor

'Painterly' color Soft shades of cream, rose, and teal


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47
Note: (A)

790-322 Homespun Yarn: Baroque Heathered Solid Medium violet and dark rose
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47
Note: (B)

790-341 Homespun Yarn: Windsor

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


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
Rnds 1 and 2 = 4 in. (10 cm) diameter. 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.

NOTES:
To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.



COLOR SEQUENCE: Work 5 rnds with A, 5 rnds with B, 5 rnds with C, 5 rnds with A, 5 rnds with B, 5 rnds with C, 4 rnds with A, and 1 rnd with B.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
Note: Do not turn at end of rnds.

With A, ch 4; sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 36 sts at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 48 sts.


Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 60 sts.

Change to B.


Rnd 6: With B, ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, place a marker in dc just made, *dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st, place a marker in dc just made; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 72 sts.


Rnd 7: Ch 3, *dc in each dc to marked st, 2 dc in marked st, move marker to dc just made; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 84 sts.


Rnds 8-35: Rep Rnd 7, continuing to change color following Color Sequence - 420 sts when Rnd 35 has been completed.

At the end of Rnd 35, do not fasten off.



FINISHING
Edging
Rnd 1: With B, ch 1, sc evenly around outside edge of Afghan, join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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