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Great Lengths Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: chs-greatLengthsAfghan

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
45 inches x 56 inches

PUBLISHED IN: Crochet! Magazine, Knit It!, Michael's Create


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-368 Homespun Yarn: Montana Sky

Heathered Solid Deep and medium blue


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.45

790-370 Homespun Yarn: Coral Gables Heathered Solid Magenta and orange
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99

790-372 Homespun Yarn: Sunshine State

Heathered Solid Pale yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99

790-369 Homespun Yarn: Florida Keys Green

Heathered Solid Bright sea-grass green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


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

Additional Materials
Alternate colorways (photo and pattern feature Colorway 2)
GAUGE:
Each completed square measures approximately 11" (28 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:
- Afghan is 4 squares by 5 squares, a total of 20 squares.

There are 9 rounds in each square.
- Rounds 2, 4, and 6 - 9 are always worked in Yarn A.
- Make the following amounts in each color combination:
Round 1-B, Round 3-C, Round 5-D - 7 squares
Round 1-C, Round 3-D, Round 5-B - 7 squares
Round 1-D, Round 3-B, Round 5-C - 6 squares

Alternate colorways (photo and pattern feature Colorway 2)

Color Colorway 1 Colorway 2 Colorway 3 Colorway 4 Colorway 5 Colorway 6
A 355 Delft 368 Montana Sky 321 Williamsburg 326 Ranch 307 Antique 312 Edwardian
B 372 Sunshine State 370 Coral Gables 372 Sunshine State 334 Gothic 343 Romanesque 311 Rococo
C 302 Colonial 372 Sunshine State 123 Seaspray 322 Baroque 371 Boston Rose 301 Shaker
D 309 Deco 369 Florida Keys Green 371 Boston Rose 345 Corinthian 123 Seaspray 309 Deco


INSTRUCTIONS



SQUARE
Ch 4, slip st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, (ch 2, 3 dc in ring) 3 times; ch 2, join with slip st in top of beg ch3.

Fasten off.
Rnd 2 Join A with sc in any ch2-space.

(Ch 3, sc in center dc of 3dc-group, ch 3, sc in ch2-space) 3 times; ch 3, sc in center dc of 3dc-group, ch 3, join with slip st in beg sc.

Fasten off A.
Rnd 3 Join new color with slip st in any ch3-space.

Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1) 3 times, join with slip st in top of beg ch3.

Fasten off.
Rnd 4 Join A with sc in any corner ch3-space.

Ch 3, sc in same space, ch 3, (sc in next ch1-space, ch 3) twice, *(sc, ch 3, sc) in corner ch3-space, ch 3, (sc in next ch1-space, ch 3) twice; repeat from * twice more, join with slip st in beg sc.

Fasten off A.
Rnd 5 Join new color with slip st in any corner ch3-space.

Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1) 3 times, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch3-space, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1) 3 times; repeat from * twice more, join with slip st in top of beg ch3.

Fasten off.
Rnd 6 Join A with sc in any corner ch3-space.

Ch 3, sc in same space, ch 3, (sc in next ch1-space, ch 3) 4 times, *(sc, ch 3, sc) in corner ch3-space, ch 3, (sc in next ch1-space, ch 3) 4 times; repeat from * twice more, join with slip st in beg sc.

Do not fasten off.

Slip st in corner ch3-space.
Rnd 7 Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1) 5 times, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch3-space, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch3-space, ch 1) 5 times; repeat from * twice more, join with slip st in top of beg ch3, slip st to corner ch3-space.
Rnd 8 Ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in same ch3-space, ch 3, (sc in next ch1-space, ch 3) 6 times, *(sc, ch 3, sc) in corner ch3-space, ch 3, (sc in next ch1-space, ch 3) 6 times; repeat from * twice more, join with slip st in first sc, slip st in corner ch3-space.
Rnd 9 Ch 1, 3 sc in each ch3-space around, join with slip st in first sc.

Fasten off A.

FINISHING
Joining squares
Alternating colors, whipstitch squares together into 5 strips of 4 squares each.

Whipstitch strips together.
Border
Rnd 1 Join A with slip st in center sc of any corner 3sc-group.

(Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sc, ch 1, skip next sc, (dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc) to center sc of next corner 3sc-group, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sc, ch 1, skip next sc, (dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc) to next corner; repeat from * twice more, join with slip st in top of beg ch3, slip st to corner ch3-space.
Rnd 2 Ch 1, 3 sc in same ch3-space, sc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 sc in each ch1-space across to next corner, *sc in each of next 3 dc, 3 sc in corner ch3-space, sc in each of next 3 dc, 2 sc in each ch1-space across to next corner; repeat from * twice more, sc in each of next 3 dc, join with slip st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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