Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Earth, Wind And Fire Wow Afghan
Lion Brand® Silky Twist
Pattern Number: L10554 Thick chevrons are worked in all fourteen colors of Silky Twist to give this blanket its rich, bold design.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 52 x 60 in. (132 x 152.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

927-213 Silky Twist Yarn: Amethyst

Tweed Grape purple and blue-violet


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Note: (A)

927-203 Silky Twist Yarn: Paradise Pink

Bright magenta


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Note: (B)

927-212 Silky Twist Yarn: Purple Haze

Tweed Bubblegum pink, grape purple, and cream


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Note: (C)

927-209 Silky Twist Yarn: Cherry Red

Vivid true red


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Note: (D)

927-214 Silky Twist Yarn: Tangerine

Bright orange


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Note: (E)

927-205 Silky Twist Yarn: Teal

Deep blue-green


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Note: (F)

927-210 Silky Twist Yarn: Ocean

Tweed Teal blue and light steel gray


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Note: (G)

927-204 Silky Twist Yarn: Ash Mist

Light steel gray


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Note: (H)

927-211 Silky Twist Yarn: Hyacinth

Light dusty purple


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Note: (I)

927-206 Silky Twist Yarn: Cactus

Tweed Light golden green and medium green


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Note: (J)

927-201 Silky Twist Yarn: Olive

Light golden green


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Note: (K)

927-202 Silky Twist Yarn: Linen

Creamy white


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Note: (L)

927-207 Silky Twist Yarn: Oatmeal

Tweed Light cream and tan


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Note: (M)

927-208 Silky Twist Yarn: Java

Warm chocolate brown


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Note: (N)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
One ripple (measured from peak to peak) = about 8 1/2 in. (21.5 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
dc2tog-over-3 (dc 2 together worked over 3 sts) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Skip next st.

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 - 2 sts decreased.

NOTES:
1. Afghan is made from 3 Panels that are seamed together.
2. The color is changed every 4th row throughout each Panel.
3. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete the st.
4. Each Panel is worked in a ripple crochet pattern.

The ripple pattern is easy to do, but it's important to remember that you may need to work several rows before the ripple pattern becomes clear.
5. The ripple pattern consists of alternating 3-dc peaks and dc2tog-over-3 valleys.

Take care to keep the peaks and valleys of each row aligned.

3 dc are worked into the center dc of peaks and dc2tog-over-3 are worked centered over valleys.


INSTRUCTIONS



FIRE PANEL
With A, ch 44.
Row 1: Work dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch counts as dc), dc in next 7 ch, dc2tog-over-3, *dc in next 9 ch, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 9 ch, dc2tog-over-3; rep from * across to last 8 ch, dc in next 7 ch, 2 dc in last ch - 2 ripples at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in first 8 dc, dc2tog-over-3, *dc in next 9 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc, dc2tog-over-3; rep from * to last 8 sts, dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc in top of beg ch.


Rep Row 2 for ripple pattern working 2 more rows with A, then 4 rows with each color as follows:
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
A
J
K
L
M
N
Fasten off.



WIND PANEL
Work same as Fire Panel, working 4 rows with each color as follows:
F
G
H
I
A
J
K
L
M
N
A
B
C
D
E

EARTH PANEL
Work same as Fire Panel, working 4 rows with each color as follows:
J
K
L
M
N
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
A

FINISHING
Arrange Panels, with long sides together, in the following order: Fire, Wind, Earth.

Sew adjoining sides of Panels together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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