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Striped Draft Stopper
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90693AD Stop cold air in its tracks! This draft dodger keeps cold air from leaking under doors.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 31 in. (79 cm) long

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-110 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Navy

Darkest blue


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Note: (A)

860-172 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Kelly Green Vibrant medium green
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Note: (B)

860-144 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Magenta Rich, deep purple-pink
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Note: (C)

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


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Note: (D)

860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green

Bright yellow-green


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Note: (E)

860-145 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant Dark purple
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Note: (F)

860-105 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Silver Blue

Lightest gray-blue


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Note: (G)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Plastic stuffing pellets Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



DRAFT STOPPER
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beginning of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Rnd 7: Working through back loops only, sc in each st around.

Continue to work in rnds of sc over 36 sts, changing color to work stripes as follows:
With B, work 4 rnds.


With C, work 3 rnds.


With D, work 4 rnds.


With E, work 3 rnds.


With F, work 4 rnds.


With G, work 3 rnds.


With A, work 4 rnds.


Continue in this way, in sc over 36 sts, working 3 rnds and 4 rnds alternately with each color in alphabetical order until piece measures about 31 in.

(79 cm) long.


Stuff the tube, alternating small amounts of stuffing with pellets.


Next Rnd: With next color in and working through back loops only, *sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Next Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Next Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Next Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in the next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Next Rnd: *Sc2tog, rep from * around - 6 sts.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

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


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