Harvest Afghan LW1375

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Skill level: Intermediate

Straight out of a magazine - this crocheted afghan is striking! Done in Red Heart Plush.

SUPPLIES

Throw measures approximately 50" x 64".

RED HEART® “Plush™”, Art. E719 (6 ounce skeins): 25 Ounces No. 9220 Apricot CA, 13 ounces each No. 9627 Lt. Sage CB and No. 9628 Dark Sage CC.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square measures 7" x 7". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SQUARE (Make 63): With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2; [yo and draw up a lp] twice all in first sc, yo and draw yarn through all 5 lps on hook - beg puff st made; ch 3; * [yo and draw up a lp] 3 times all in next sc, yo and draw yarn through all 7 lps on hook - puff st made; ch 3; rep from * around; join with a sl st in top of beg puff st – 8 puff sts. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CB in any ch-3 sp; ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next sp, 3 dc in next sp] 3 times, work 2 more dc in first sp; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 4: Sl st into first sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same sp, * ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, [dc in sp between 3-dc groups, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc] twice **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join in top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 5: With right side facing, attach CC in any ch-2 sp; ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same sp, * dc in next 2 dc, [dc in sp, dc in dc] 6 times, dc in next dc **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join - 19 dc on each side between ch-2 corner sps. Fasten off.

Rnd 6: With right side facing, attach CA in any ch-2 sp; ch 3, dc in same sp; [yo] 5 times, insert hook in the corner sp of Rnd 2 between the two 3-dc groups of Rnd 3 and draw lp through, [yo and draw through 2 lps] 6 times - long tr made; 2 dc in same sp as last dc, * ch 1, skip next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc] 9 times **, (2 dc, long tr, 2 dc) all in next corner; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * sc in next dc, (sc, ch 1, sc) all in long tr), sc in 2 dc **, [sc in sp, sc in dc] 10 times; rep from * around, end at **, [sc in sp, sc in dc] 9 times, sc in sp; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

FINISHING: Sew squares together: 7 squares wide by 9 squares long.

Edging-Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CA in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 1, * (sc, ch 1, sc) all in corner, sc evenly across to next corner; rep from * around; join to first sc.

Rnd 2: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sp, sc in each sc to next corner ch-1 sp; rep from * around; join. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CC in any corner ch-2 sp; ch 1, ** (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sp, skip next sc, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in next sc, skip next sc; rep from * to next corner; rep from ** around, adjusting if necessary at corners and end of rnd; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: CA, CB, CC = Color A, Color B, Color C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

Designed by Mary Jane Protus.

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