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Knit And Crochet Landscape Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L0381

SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)
SIZE: One Size
About 60 x 80 in. (152.5 x 203 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

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Medium sterling gray


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GAUGE:
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed st with knitting needles; 12 1/2 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in sc with crochet hook. EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
CROCHET STITCH EXPLANATIONS
dc2tog (dc 2 sts together) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through 2 loops, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook - 1 st decreased.
dc3tog (dc 3 sts together) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

(Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through 2 loops) twice, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.
FPTR (front post treble crochet) Yarn over twice, insert hook from front to back then to front, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times.

Skip st behind the FPTR.
FPHDC (Front Post half double crochet) Yarn over, insert hook from front to back then to front, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

Skip st behind the FPHDC.
hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.
hdc3tog (hdc 3 sts together) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, (Yarn over, insert hook into next indicated st and draw up a loop) twice, Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.
Loop st (worked on RS, all in one st) Insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop; form a loop in front of work as follows: Bring working yarn to the front; hold working yarn with finger or thumb of hand holding the hook.

Leaving a loop of yarn in the front, bring working yarn to back of work.

Insert hook in same st and draw up a loop - 3 loops on hook.

Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook to complete the st and lock the loop in place.
Puff St (worked on WS, all in one st) Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st, yarn over and draw up a loop, (yarn over, insert hook in same st, yarn over and draw up a loop) 4 times, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

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



CROCHET PATTERN STITCHES
Puff Stitch Pattern (multiple of 4 sts + 3)
Row 1 (WS): Ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout the Puff st pattern), turn, hdc in next st, *Puff st in next st, hdc in next 3 sts; rep from * to last 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 3 sts, *Puff st in next st, hdc in next 3 sts; rep from * across.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Puff st pattern.



Front Post Triple Pattern (multiple of 2 sts)
Row 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, *FPTR around next st 2 rows below, dc in next st; rep from * to last st, dc in last st.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st to end of row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, *dc in next st, FPTR around next st 2 rows below; rep from * to last st, dc in last st.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Front Post Triple pattern.



Loop Stitch Pattern (over any number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, turn, *Loop st in next st; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of row.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Loop st pattern.



Diagonal Garden Pattern (multiple of 6 sts + 2)
Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, *tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last st, sc in last st.
Row 2 and all RS Rows: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last 5 sts, tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in last 2 sts.
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 4 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last 4 sts, tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in last st.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last 3 sts, tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in last st.
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last 2 sts, tr in next st, sc in last st.
Row 12: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Diagonal Garden pattern.



Harvest Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in both loops, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Harvest st.



KNIT PATTERN STITCHES
Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Note: Seed st is reversible, either side can be used as the RS.
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: P the knit sts and k the purl sts as they face you.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.



Diagonal Rib (over a multiple of 8 sts + 6)
Row 1 (RS): K1, *p4, k4; rep from * across to last 5 sts, p4, k1.
Row 2: K4, *p4, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 3: K3, *p4, k4, rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
Row 4: K2, *p4, k4; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Row 5: P1, *k4, p4; rep from * to last 5 sts, k4, p1.
Row 6: P4, *k4, p4; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 7: P3, *k4, p4; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 8: P2, *K4, p4; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.
Rep Rows 1-8 for Diagonal Rib.



Berry Stitch (over a multiple of 4 sts)
Row 1 (WS): *(K1, yo, k1) in next st, p3tog; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: *K1, p3; rep from * to end of row.
Row 3: *K3, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 4: *P1, k3; rep from * to end of row.
Row 5: *P3tog, (k1, yo, k1) in next st; rep from * to end of row.
Row 6: *P3, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 7: *P1, k3; rep from * to end of row.
Row 8: *K3, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Rows 1-8 for Berry st.



Ridge Stitch (over any number of sts)
Row 1 (WS): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Knit.
Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2 and 3.
Row 6 (RS): Knit.
Rows 7-12: Rep Rows 1-3 twice.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Ridge st.



Basket Weave Pattern (multiple of 6 sts)
Note: Basket Weave is reversible, either side can be used as the RS.
Rows 1-4: *K3, p3; rep from * to end of row.
Rows 5-8: *P3, k3; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Rows 1-8 for Basket Weave pattern.



Blackberry Stitch (multiple of 4 sts)
Row 1 (RS): Purl.
Row 2: *(K1, p1, k1) into next st, p3tog; rep from * to end of row.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: *P3tog, (k1, p1, k1) into next st; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Blackberry st.

NOTES:
1. Individual Blocks are worked in knit or crochet, then sewn together to make Squares A-F.


2. Before beg, decide how you will keep track of the Blocks as you complete them.

One way is to label each Block with the Square letter and the Block number.

Labels can be safety pinned to each Block.

This method would be good to use if you'd like to knit or crochet Blocks in an order of your own choosing - perhaps you'd like to work all the knit blocks first, then all the crochet blocks or make all blocks of one color.

If you'd rather make all the Blocks for the first Square; follow the Assembly Diagram to assemble the first Square; then continue by making all the Blocks for the next Square.

If you assemble the Squares one at a time, you may not need to label the individual Blocks.
3. Any small differences in size of Blocks can be eased in when sewing Blocks together.
4. Squares A, B and C are identical except for changes in color.
5. Squares D, E and F are identical except for changes in color.
6. Refer to the Charts and Diagrams as you work each Block and Square.
7. To change color in crochet, work last st to last Yarn over.

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

Proceed with new color.

Fasten off old color.
8. Squares A-F are sewn together to make Afghan.


9. For a smaller Afghan, make fewer Blocks.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
SQUARE A (make 2) Notes:
1.

Make 2 of each Block 1-8.
2.

Each Square A is assembled from Blocks 1-8.
3.

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 6 and 8 are knit.

Blocks 4, 5, and 7 are crochet.



Block 1: Knit (make 2)
With A, cast on 36 sts.
Seed St Section
Beg with Row 1, work in Seed st until piece measures 2 in.

(5 cm) from beg.
Next Row (WS): Bind off 22 sts - 14 sts at the end of this row.
Continue in Seed St over rem 14 sts until piece measures 3 1/2 in.

(9 cm) from beg, end with a WS row and change to B in last st of last row.

Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a WS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a RS row.
Diagonal Rib Section
With B, beg with Row 1, work in Diagonal Rib until piece measures 7 1/2 in.

(19 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



Block 2: Knit (make 2)
With C, cast on 20 sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in Berry st until piece measures 2 1/2 in.

(6.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



Block 3: Knit (make 2)
With A, cast on 14 sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in Seed st until piece measures 10 in.

(25.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.



Block 4: Crochet (make 2)
With D, ch 53.
Set-Up Row (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 52 sts at the end of this row.
Puff St Section
Row 1 (WS): Work Row 1 of Puff st - 12 Puff sts at the end of this row.
Continue working in Puff st until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg, end with a RS row.
Next Row (WS): Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across; change to C in last st.
Front Post Triple Section
Next Row (RS): With C, work Row 1 of Front Post Triple pattern.
Continue working in Front Post Triple pattern until piece measures 6 in.

(15 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row (RS): Work in Front Post Triple pattern across first 12 sts; leave rem sts unworked - 12 sts at the end of this row.
Continue in Front Post Triple pattern over these 12 sts only until piece measures 16 in.

(40.5 cm) from beg.

Fasten off.



Block 5: Crochet (make 2)
With E, ch 49 sts.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 48 sts at the end of this row.
Beg with Row 1, work in Loop st until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



Block 6: Knit (make 2)
With F, cast on 28 sts.
Work in Ridge St until piece measures 10 in.

(25.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



Block 7: Crochet (make 2)
With G, ch 21.
Set-Up Row (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 20 sts at the end of this row.
Beg with Row 1, work in Diagonal Garden pattern until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.

Fasten off.



Block 8: Knit (make 2)
With F, cast on 28 sts.
Work in Ridge st until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Following Square A Assembly Diagram, sew Blocks together to make Square A as follows:
Sew Blocks 6, 7, and 8 into a strip.

Sew Block 5 along the side of the 6-7-8 strip.

Sew Blocks 1, 2, and 3 into a strip.

Sew Block 4 to the 1-2-3 strip, then sew this assembled unit to the 5-8 unit.
Weave in ends.





SQUARE B (make 2)
Make same as Square A, but with the following colors:
Block 1: Knit (make 2): Use J for Seed St Section and E for Diagonal Rib Section.
Block 2: Knit (make 2): Use H.
Block 3: Knit (make 2): Use J.
Block 4: Crochet (make 2): Use K for Puff St Section and H for Front Post Triple Section.
Block 5: Crochet (make 2): Use B.
Block 6: Knit (make 2): Use I.
Block 7: Crochet (make 2): Use D.
Block 8: Knit (make 2): Use I.



FINISHING
Following Square B Assembly Diagram, sew Blocks together to make Square B.
Weave in ends.





SQUARE C (make 2)
Make same as Square A, but with the following colors:
Block 1: Knit (make 2): Use M for Seed St Section and L for Diagonal Rib section.
Block 2: Knit (make 2): Use B.
Block 3: Knit (make 2): Use M.
Block 4: Crochet (make 2): Use G for Puff St Section and B for Front Post Triple Section.
Block 5: Crochet (make 2): Use C.
Block 6: Knit (make 2): Make same as Block 6 of Square A.
Block 7: Crochet (make 2): Use D.
Block 8: Knit (make 2): Make same as Block 8 of Square A.



FINISHING
Following Square C Assembly Diagram, sew Blocks together to make Square C.
Weave in ends.





SQUARE D (make 2)
Notes:
1.

Make 2 of each Block 9-15.
2.

Each Square D is assembled from Blocks 9-15.
3.

Blocks 10-14 are knit.
Blocks 9 and 15 are crochet.



Block 9: Crochet (make 2)
With F, ch 2.
Sc in Back Loops Section
Row 1 (RS): Work 3 sc in first ch - 3 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc - 5 sts at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each st across to last st, 2 sc in last st - 7 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across to last st, 2 sc in last st - 9 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 5-8: Rep Rows 3 and 4 twice - 17 sts at the end of Row 8.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each st across - 18 sts at the end of this row.
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each st across; change to B in last st - 19 sts at the end of this row.
Loop St Section
Row 11: With B, ch 1, turn, 2 Loop sts in first st, Loop st in each st across to last st, 2 Loop sts in last st - 21 sts at the end of this row.
Row 12: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first Loop st, sc across to last Loop st, 2 sc in last Loop st - 23 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 13-20: Rep Rows 11 and 12 four more times; change to H in last st of Row 20 - 39 sts at the end of Row 20.
Front Post Half Double Section
Row 21: With H, ch 2 (counts as hdc), turn, hdc in first sc (increase made), hdc in each sc across to last sc, 2 hdc in last sc - 41 hdc at the end of this row.
Row 22: Rep Row 21 - 43 sts at the end of this row.
Row 23: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in first st, hdc in next 2 sts, *FPHDC around next st 2 rows below, hdc in next st; rep from * across to last 4 sts, FPHDC around next st 2 rows below, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st - 45 sts at the end of this row.
Row 24: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc), turn, hdc2tog over first 2 sts, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 43 sts at the end of this row.
Row 25: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc), turn, hdc2tog over first 2 sts, *hdc in next st, FPHDC around next FPHDC 2 rows below; rep from * across to last 3 sts, hdc in next st, hdc2tog - 41 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 26-31: Rep Rows 24 and 25 three more times; change to E in last st of Row 31 - 25 sts at the end of Row 31.
Sc/Tr Section
Row 32: With E, ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sc2tog - 23 sts at the end of this row.
Row 33: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, *sc in next st, tr in next st; rep from * across to last 4 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog - 21 sts at the end of this row.
Row 34: Rep Row 32 - 19 sts at the end of this row.
Row 35: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, *sc in next st, tr in next st; rep from * across to last 3 sts, sc in next st, sc2tog - 17 sts at the end of this row.
Row 36: Rep Row 32 - 15 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 37-40: Rep Rows 33-36 - 7 sts at the end of Row 42.
Row 41: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, tr in next st, sc in next st, sc2tog - 5 sts at the end of this row.
Row 42: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, sc2tog - 3 sts at the end of this row.
Fasten off.



Block 10: Knit (make 2)
With I, cast on 36 sts.
Seed St Section
Beg with Row 1, work in Seed St until piece measures 4 in.

(10 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Cut I, change to C.
Basket Weave Section
Next Row: With C, beg with Row 1, work in Basket Weave pattern until piece measures 6 1/4 in.

(16 cm) from beg, end with a Row 4.
Cut C, change to B.
Ridge St Section
Next Row (WS): With B, beg with Row 1, work in Ridge st until piece measures 10 in.

(25.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



Block 11: Knit (make 2)
With E, cast on 54 sts.
Work in Diagonal Rib until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.



Block 12: Knit (make 2)
With D, cast on 20 sts.
Work in Blackberry st until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.



Block 13: Knit (make 2)
With D, cast on 80 sts.
Work in Blackberry St until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.



Block 14: Knit (make 2)
With E, cast on 14 sts.
Work in Diagonal Rib until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.



Block 15: Crochet (make 2)
With A, ch 15.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across - 14 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: Beg with Row 1, work in Harvest st until piece measures 20 in.

(51 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following Square D Assembly Diagram, sew Blocks together to make Square D as follows:
Seam short ends of Blocks 13 and 14.
Seam assembled 13-14 strip to long side of Block 15.
Seam short ends of Blocks 11 and 12.
Seam assembled 11-12 strip to top of 13-14 strip.
Seam Blocks 9 and 10 together.
Seam assembled 9-10 unit to 11-12 strip.

Weave in ends.





SQUARE E (make 2)
Make same as Square D, but with the following colors:
Block 9: Crochet (make 2): Use I for Sc in Back Loops Section, H for Loop St Section, L for Front Post Half Double Section, and B for Sc/Tr Section.
Block 10: Knit (make 2): Use F for Seed St Section, E for Basket Weave Section, and H for Ridge st Section.
Block 11: Knit (make 2): Use C.
Block 12: Knit (make 2): Use K.
Block 13: Knit (make 2): Use K.
Block 14: Knit (make 2): Use C.
Block 15: Crochet (make 2): Use M.



FINISHING
Following Square E Assembly Diagram, sew Blocks together to make Square E.
Weave in ends.





SQUARE F (make 2)
Make as for Square D, but with the following colors:
Block 9: Crochet (make 2): Use L for Sc in Back Loops Section, C for Loop St Section, E for Front Post Half Double Section, and I for Sc/Tr Section.
Block 10: Knit (make 2): Use L for Seed St Section, H for Basket Weave Section, and C for Ridge st Section.
Block 11: Knit (make 2): Use B.
Block 12: Knit (make 2): Use G.
Block 13: Knit (make 2): Use G.
Block 14: Knit (make 2): Use B.
Block 15: Crochet (make 2): Use J.



FINISHING
Following Square F Assembly Diagram, sew Blocks together to make Square E.
Weave in ends.





RIVERS
Short River (make 1)
Note: Rivers are worked in a modified Ripple st to create an organic shape.
With N, ch 9.
Row 1: Work dc2tog over 4th and 5th ch from hook, 3 dc in next ch, dc3tog over last 3 chs - 5 dc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc2tog over first 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc3tog (working over last 2 dc and beg ch) - 5 dc at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, working in back loops only, dc2tog over first 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc3tog (working over last 2 dc and turning ch) - 5 dc at the end of this row.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 42 in.

(106.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



Long River (make 1)
Work as for Short River until piece measures 104 in.

(264 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



ROAD
Note: The Road is worked as a simple hdc strip, in Segments to create right angle turns.

If you prefer, Road Segments can be worked individually, then sewed together.



Segment A
With O, ch 6.
Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beg ch counts as an hdc) and in each ch across - 5 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 24 in.

(61 cm) from beg.
Segment B
Note: Begin Segment B by working along row ends along side of Segment A.
Row 1: Working along side edge of Segment A, ch 2 (counts as hdc), work 4 hdc evenly spaced along side edge of Segment A.
Note: Row 1 of Segment B should be equal in width to Segment A.
Rep Row 2 of Segment A until Segment B measures 11 in.

(28 cm).
Note: Work Segments C-G in same way as Segment A, being sure to follow diagram as you work.
Segment C
Working along edge of Segment B, work ch 2 (counts as hdc), work 4 hdc evenly spaced along side edge of Segment B.
Work as for Segment A until Segment C measures 16 in.

(40.5 cm).
Segments D-N
Work in same way as Segment A, following diagram for placement and length.



FINISHING
Following Afghan Layout, sew Squares together to make Afghan.





Following Assembly Diagram, sew Roads and Rivers to Afghan, curving River pieces as you sew.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
k = knit
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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