Skill Level: Easy
Afghan measures approximately 45" x 62".
Red Heart® Super Saver®, Art. E300 (7 ounce/364 yard solid skein; 5 ounce/278 yard multi skein): 19 Ounces No. 0776 Dark Orchid CA, 15 ounces No. 0778 Light Fuchsia CB, 6 No. 0940 Plum Pudding CC.
RED HEART© Ltd. "Foxy™", Art. E724 (1.76 ounce/89 yard ball): 4 Balls No. 9379 Plummy CD.
Crochet Hook: 11.5mm [US P-16]. Yarn needle.
GAUGE: One repeat = 8 ½" wide; 8 rows = 9" in pat with 2 strands CA or CB. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
TO CHANGE COLOR: Work the last stitch before a color change until 2 lps remain on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used, yo and draw through 2 lps.
With 2 strands CA held tog, ch 97.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in next 6 ch, * (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch, dc in next 7 ch **, yo and draw up a lp in next ch, yo and draw through 2 lps, skip next 2 ch, yo and draw up a lp in next ch, yo and draw through 2 lps, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook, dc in next 7 ch; rep from * to last 2 ch, end at **; skip next ch, dc in last ch; turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first 2 dc, * dc in next 7 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 sp, dc in next 7 dc ** ; yo and draw up a lp in next dc, yo and draw through 2 lps, skip next st, yo and draw up a lp in next dc, yo and draw through 2 lps, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook - dc-dec made; dc in next 7 dc; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; skip next dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 3: Rep Row 2.
Row 4: Rep Row 2, changing to one strand each CC and CD held tog in last st; turn.
Row 5: With one strand each CC and CD held tog, ch 1, sc in first dc, skip next dc, * sc in next 7 dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 sp, sc in next 7 dc **, draw up a lp in next dc, skip next st, draw up a lp in next dc, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook, sc in next 7 sc; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; skip next dc, sc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first sc, skip next sc, * sc in next 7 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 sp, sc in next 7 sc **, draw up a lp in next sc, skip next st, draw up a lp in next sc, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook, sc in next 7 sc; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; skip next sc, sc in last sc changing to 2 strands CB held tog; turn.
Row 7: With 2 strands CB held tog, ch 3, skip first 2 sc, * dc in next 7 sc, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 sp, dc in next 7 sc **, dc-dec over next 3 sts; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; skip next sc, dc in last sc; turn.
Rows 8, 9, 10: Rep Rows 2, 3, 4 with CB.
Rows 11 and 12: Rep Rows 5 and 6 EXCEPT change to 2 strands CA at end of Row 12.
Row 13: Rep Row 7 with CA.
Rep Rows 2-13 four more times, then rep Rows 2-5 once more, ending at left side of top edge; DO NOT TURN. Now work Edging as follows:
Rnd 1: Work 2 more sc in same st as last st of last row, turn afghan to work down left side; sc evenly down side, work 3 sc in first corner ch at lower edge, sc across lower edge working 3 sc in each V-points and in last corner ch, sc up right side of afghan, work 2 more sc in same st as first sc at top edge; join with a sl st to first sc; turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, work 1 more rnd sc with wrong side facing, again working 3 sc in each corner and V points; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Designed by Michele Thompson.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; CA, CB, CC, CD = Colors A, B, C, D; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dec = decrease; lp(s) = loop (s); mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc =: single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp(s) = space (5); st(s) = stitch (es); tog = together; yo = yarn over;" or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
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