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Openwork Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 10139

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 44 x 54 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-318 Homespun® Yarn: Sierra

'Painterly' color Medium tans and browns


Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price:

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

GAUGE:
10 sts = 4 inches [10 cm]; 8 rows = 5 inches [13 cm] in pattern.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHANBeginning at the lower edge, ch 102.Foundation (WS) Sc in 2nd ch from hook; (sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, tr in each of next 3 ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in each of next 2 ch) across – 101 sts; turn. Row 1 Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next sc. * Ch 2, skip next hdc and dc, sc in next 3 tr, ch 2, skip next dc and hdc **, tr in next 3 sc; rep from * across ending last rep at **, tr in last 2 sc; turn. Row 2 Ch 1, sc in first 2 tr; * 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in 3 sc, 2 sc in ch-2 sp **, sc in 3 tr; rep from * across ending last rep at **, sc in last 2 tr; turn. Row 3 (RS) Ch 3 (counts as dc); dc in each rem sc across – 101 sts; turn. Row 4 Ch 1, sc in first 2 dc; * hdc in next dc, dc in next dc, tr in next 3 dc, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc **, sc in next 3 dc; rep from * across ending last rep at **, sc in last 2 sc; turn. Rep Rows 1-4 for 18 times more; then rep Rows 1-2 once more; turn.Edging (RS) Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same dc for first corner; dc in each rem sc across working 2 dc in center st and 3 dc in last sc for second corner. Work 125 dc evenly along first side, 3 dc in corner, dc in each rem ch from Foundation working 2 dc in center st, 3 dc in corner, 125 dc evenly along second side ending dc in same sc as beg ch-3. Join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Rnd 2 Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same st for first corner; * ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in each of next 3 dc; rep from * to corner, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in corner; rep from * around ending last rep ch 2, skip 2 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Rnd 3 Ch 1, 3 sc in joining; sc in each dc around working 2 sc in each ch-2 sp and 3 sc in each corner. At end, sl st in first sc; turn. Rnd 4 (WS) Ch 1, sc in each sc around working 3 sc in each corner. At end, join with sl st in first sc and fasten off. Weave in loose ends on WS of fabric.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side


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