Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Color Spectrum Afghan
Lion Brand® Silky Twist
Pattern Number: L10557 Bright, bold colors make this blanket stand out. Click here for the knit version.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 48 x 51 in. (122 x 129.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

927-207 Silky Twist Yarn: Oatmeal

Tweed Light cream and tan


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Note: (A)

927-206 Silky Twist Yarn: Cactus

Tweed Light golden green and medium green


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Note: (B)

927-201 Silky Twist Yarn: Olive

Light golden green


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Note: (C)

927-214 Silky Twist Yarn: Tangerine

Bright orange


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Note: (D)

927-209 Silky Twist Yarn: Cherry Red

Vivid true red


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Note: (E)

927-203 Silky Twist Yarn: Paradise Pink

Bright magenta


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Note: (F)

927-212 Silky Twist Yarn: Purple Haze

Tweed Bubblegum pink, grape purple, and cream


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Note: (G)

927-211 Silky Twist Yarn: Hyacinth

Light dusty purple


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Note: (H)

927-213 Silky Twist Yarn: Amethyst

Tweed Grape purple and blue-violet


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Note: (I)

927-210 Silky Twist Yarn: Ocean

Tweed Teal blue and light steel gray


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Note: (J)

927-204 Silky Twist Yarn: Ash Mist

Light steel gray


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Note: (K)

927-205 Silky Twist Yarn: Teal

Deep blue-green


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Note: (L)

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:
10 dc + 5 rows = 4 in. (10 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. Afghan is made from 7 Panels, each worked separately and then sewed together.
2. Yarn colors change throughout each Panel.

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 st.
3. The Afghan was designed without a border.


INSTRUCTIONS



PANEL #1 (make 4)
With A, ch 19.


Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and each ch across.


Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc in this row and in all following rows), turn, dc in each dc across - 17 dc at the end of this row.

Change to B.
Rep Row 2 changing colors as follows:
Work 4 Rows with B.

Change to C.
Work 4 rows with C.

Change to B.
Work 2 rows with B.

Change to C.
Work 2 rows with C.

Change to D.
Work 4 rows with D.

Change to E.
Work 4 rows with E.

Change to D.
Work 2 rows with D.

Change to E.
Work 2 rows with E.

Change to F.
Work 4 rows with F.

Change to G.
Work 4 rows with G.

Change to F.
Work 2 rows with F.

Change to G.
Work 2 rows with G.

Change to H.
Work 4 rows with H.

Change to I.
Work 4 rows with I.

Change to H.
Work 2 rows with H.

Change to I.
Work 2 rows with I.

Change to J.
Work 4 rows with J.

Change to K.
Work 4 rows with K.

Change to J.
Work 2 rows with J.

Change to K.
Work 2 rows with K.

Change to L.
Work 4 rows with L.
Fasten off.



PANEL #2 (make 3)
With B, ch 19.


Work as for Panel #1, changing colors as follows.
Work 4 rows with B.

Change to A.
Work 2 rows with A.

Change to B.
Work 2 rows with B.

Change to C.
Work 4 rows with C.

Change to D.
Work 4 rows with D.

Change to C.
Work 2 rows with C.

Change to D.
Work 2 rows with D.

Change to E.
Work 4 rows with E.

Change to F.
Work 4 rows with F.

Change to E.
Work 2 rows with E.

Change to F.
Work 2 rows with F.

Change to G.
Work 4 rows with G.

Change to H.
Work 4 rows with H.

Change to G.
Work 2 rows with G.

Change to H.
Work 2 rows with H.

Change to I.
Work 4 rows with I.

Change to J.
Work 4 rows with J.

Change to I.
Work 2 rows with I.

Change to J.
Work 2 rows with J.

Change to K.
Work 4 rows with K.

Change to L.
Work 4 rows with L.

Change to K.
Work 2 rows with K.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Arrange Panels with long sides together, alternating Panel #1 and Panel #2.

Sew long edges of Panels together.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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