Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Eight-Color Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L10492

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 35 x 42 in. (89 x 106.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-180 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Cranberry

Deep red


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Note: (A)

860-109 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Colonial Blue

Medium blue


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Note: (B)

860-125 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Taupe

Dusty gray-brown


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Note: (C)

860-112 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Raspberry

Magenta pink


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Note: (D)

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


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Note: (E)

860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


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Note: (F)

860-172 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Kelly Green

Vibrant medium green


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Note: (G)

860-147 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Purple

Medium purple


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Note: (H)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
1 Square = about 7 x 7 in. (18 x 18 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.

NOTES:
1. Throw is made from 30 Squares; 6 squares each of 5 different color sequences.
2. Squares are worked in joined rnds, with RS always facing.


3. To help keep Squares even, join new color in a different corner ch-2 sp each time.


INSTRUCTIONS



SQUARE 1 (make 6)
With A, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc in this rnd and in all following rnds), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 dc and 4 ch-2 sps.

Fasten off A.
Rnd 2: Join F with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 3: Sl st in each st across to first ch-2 sp, (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off F.
Rnd 4: Join H with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 2 times, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 2 times; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 5: Sl st in each st across to first ch-2 sp, (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off H.



SQUARE 2 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, in following color sequence: Work Rnd 1 with E, Rnds 2 and 3 with G, and Rnds 4 and 5 with C.



SQUARE 3 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, in following color sequence: Work Rnd 1 with C, Rnds 2 and 3 with E, and Rnds 4 and 5 with B.



SQUARE 4 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, in following color sequence: Work Rnd 1 with F, Rnds 2 and 3 with B, and Rnds 4 and 5 with D.



SQUARE 5 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, in following color sequence: Work Rnd 1 with H, Rnds 2 and 3 with A, and Rnds 4 and 5 with G.



FINISHING
Following Assembly Diagram, sew Squares together into 5 strips of 6 squares each.

Sew strips together to make Throw.
Edging
Rnd 1: From RS, join F with sl st anywhere in edge of Throw, ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around edge of Throw, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off F.
Rnd 2: From WS, join D with sl st anywhere in edge of Throw, ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off D.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
WS = wrong side


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