Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Floral Hexagon Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90544AD This colorful hexagon afghan is made in pieces and then crocheted together, making it a great travel project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 36 x 52 in. (91.5 x 132 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-143 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Antique Rose Deep medium rose



Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.78
Note: (A)

860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green

Bright yellow-green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (B)

860-123 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige

Golden off-white


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Note: (C)

860-140 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Rose

Light muted pink


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Note: (D)

860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green Light muted green


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Note: (E)

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:
1 Hexagon = 8 in. (20.5 cm) at widest point. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
2-dc Cl (2-dc cluster) (Yarn over, insert hook in ring and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops) 2 times, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.


3-dc Cl (3-dc cluster) (Yarn over, insert hook in ring and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops) 3 times, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS



THROW
Hexagon I (make 6) With A, ch 5; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3, 2-dc Cl in ring, ch 3, (3-dc Cl, ch 3) 5 times; join with sl st in top of first cluster - 6 clusters at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 2: Sl st in first ch-3 sp, ch 3, (2-dc Cl, ch 3, 3-dc Cl) in same ch-3 sp, ch 3, *(3-dc Cl, ch 3, 3-dc Cl) in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of first cluster - 12 clusters at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off A.


Rnd 3: Join B in first ch-3 sp, ch 3, 2-dc Cl in same ch-3 sp, ch 3, (3-dc Cl, ch 3, 3-dc Cl) in next ch-3 sp (corner made), ch 3, *3-dc Cl in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (3-dc Cl, ch 3, 3-dc Cl) in next ch-3 sp (corner made), ch 3; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of first cluster - 18 clusters at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off B.


Note: Do not work clusters on Rnds 4 and 5, instead work regular double crochet sts.


Rnd 4: Join C in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-3 sp, 3 dc in each of next 2 ch-3 sps, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next 2 ch-3 sps; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 72 dc and 6 ch-2 sps at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, working (dc, ch 2, dc) in each corner ch-2 sp; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.

Fasten off.


Hexagon II (make 10)
Make as for Hexagon I, but using C for Rnds 1 and 2, B for Rnd 3, and D for Rnds 4 and 5.


Hexagon III (make 12)
Make as for Hexagon I, but using D for Rnds 1 and 2, A for Rnd 3, and E for Rnds 4 and 5.


Hexagon IV (make 1)
Make as for Hexagon I, but using D for Rnds 1 and 2, E for Rnd 3, and C for Rnds 4 and 5.



FINISHING
Arrange Hexagons according to Assembly Diagram.

From RS, work sl st through both thicknesses with color of your choice to join.


Edging
From RS, join C with sl st in a ch-sp immediately before an inner corner where two Hexagons are joined.


Rnd 1: Ch 1.

Working in back loops only, *sc in corner ch-sp of Hexagon, sc in corner ch-sp of next Hexagon, sc in each dc and ch of ch-2 sp across edges of Hexagon to next inner corner ch-sp; rep from * around entire outside edge of Afghan; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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