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Urban Industrial Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L32113 This plush afghan, made with Homespun Thick & Quick, is composed of two crocheted triangles to create its distinctively modern look.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

792-412 Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn: Pearls

'Painterly' color Creamy white and taupe


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 26.97
Note: (A)

792-312 Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn: Edwardian

Heathered Solid Deepest gray


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 26.97
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
6 hdc + 5 rows = about 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

hdc3tog (hdc 3 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 7 loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.

NOTES:
1.

First triangular section of Afghan is worked in 2 halves - an increase half and then a decrease half.

2.

A second triangular section is worked along one edge of the first triangular section.

3.

Colors are changed on both sections of Afghan following the Stripe Sequence.

4.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

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


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE SEQUENCE Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B; rep these 4 rows for Stripe Sequence.



AFGHAN First Triangular Section Increase Half With A, ch 2.

Row 1 (RS): With A, work 3 hdc in 2nd ch from hook (beginning ch does not count as a st).

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in last 2 sts, change to B in last st - 4 hdc at the end of this row.

Row 3: With B, ch 1, turn, hdc in each st to last st, 2 hdc in last st - 5 hdc.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st to end of row, change to A in last st - 6 hdc.

Continue to change color every other row as in Stripe Sequence.

Rows 5-48: Rep last 2 rows 22 times - 50 hdc at the end of Row 48.

Decrease Half Continue to change color every other row as in Stripe Sequence.

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 49 hdc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st to end of row - 48 hdc.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 47 hdc.

Rows 4-47: Rep last 2 rows 22 times - 3 hdc.

Row 48: Ch 1, turn, hdc3tog - 1 hdc.

Fasten off.



Second Triangular Section From RS and working in ends of rows across long straight edge of first section, join A with sl st in end of first row.

Row 1 (RS): With A, ch 1, 2 hdc in end of same row as joining, hdc in end of each row across to last row, 2 hdc in end of last row - 98 hdc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog, changing to B in last st - 96 hdc.

Continue to change color on every other row following Stripe Sequence.

Rows 3-49: Ch 1, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 2 hdc.

Row 50: Ch 1, turn, hdc2tog - 1 hdc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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