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Big Book of Crochet Afghans: 26 Afghans for Year-Round by Connie Ellison

By Connie Ellison

Adding a marginally of convenience and magnificence to a crafter's domestic decor, the styles during this assortment will be made up of various yarns and colours and through crocheters of all ability degrees. With 26 designs, this e-book beneficial properties full-color images and particular directions on sewing and incorporating motifs and styles corresponding to granny squares, Tunisian lace, pineapples, shells, ripples, and extra. attractive, whimsical, and sensible, those afghans make excellent presents and residential accents.

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Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight yarn (7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein): 2 skeins each #656 real teal (A), #332 ranch red (B), #336 warm brown (C), #633 dark sage (D), #256 carrot (E) and #313 Aran (F) ■ Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge ■ Tapestry needle ■ Gauge 10 sts = 4 inches; 14 rows = 4 inches Pattern Note Leave a 6-inch length at beginning and ending of each new color to be worked into Fringe. INSTRUCTIONS AFGHAN Row 1: With A, ch 164, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn.

Beginning at one short end of afghan, insert hook in st, pull fold through st, and then bring the yarn ends through the fold (see Fringe illustration on page 45). Pull to tighten. Evenly space Fringe across each short end of Afghan. Tie second row of knots according to Single Knot Fringe on page 45. ■ 3 4 Afghan Stitch 44 Bed of Roses Afghan Chart A 45 AA A C B A A B C A CC BB DC B Fringe Fringe D D C B Fringe Fringe Fringe Single SingleKnot KnotFringe Fringe Single Knot Fringe Single Knot Fringe D Double Knot Fringe Single Knot Fringe Double Knot Fringe Single Knot Fringe Bed of Roses Afghan Chart B Fringe Double Knot Fringe Do 46 Easy Aran Afghan Design by Carolyn Christm as SKILL LEVEL GAUGE Finished Size Instructions Afghan 45 x 63 inches MATERIALS Medium (worsted) weight yarn: 53 oz/2,650 yds/1,503g natural ■ Size P/15/10mm hook or size needed to obtain gauge ■ 2 pattern rows = 2 inches Note: Afghan is made using two strands of yarn held together as one throughout.

Fasten off. ■ COLOR KEY B = Dark Bright Blue C = Sky Blue B B B C C B B B B B C C C C B B B C C C C C C B C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C B C C C C C C B B B C C C C B B B B B C C B B B Fig. 75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge ■ Gauge Rnds 1–5 = 3 inches; Motif = 10 inches square Rnd 6: Working behind petals, ch 4, [sl st in back lp of next sl st between petals, ch 4] around, join. Note: For picot, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook. Rnd 7: Sl st in first ch sp, ch 1, (sc, picot—see Note, ch 5, sc, picot) in same sp, *ch 5, (sc, picot, ch 5, sc, picot) in next ch sp; rep from * around; to join, ch 1, tr in first sc.

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