Skill Level: Easy
Designed by Mary Jane Protus.
Afghan measures approximately 41" wide by 53" long.
RED HEART® "Bright & Lofty™", Art. E725 (4 ounce/95 yard skein): 22 Ounces No. 9911 Snowcone CA.
RED HEART® "Super Saver®", Art. E300 (8 ounce/452 yard skein): 10 Ounces No. 311 White CB.
Crochet Hooks: 10mm [US N-15] and 6.5mm [US K10.5].
GAUGES: 3 V-sts = 4 ½"; 5 rows = 5" with larger hook and CA; 5 rows = 3" with smaller hook and CB.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hooks to obtain the gauges.
With larger hook and CA, ch 85.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): (Dc, ch 1, dc) all in 5th ch from hook, skip next 2 ch; (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next ch - v-st made; * skip next 2 ch, v-st in next ch; rep from * to last 2 ch; skip next ch, dc in last ch; turn.
Rows 2-5: Ch 3, * v-st in ch-1 sp of next v-st; rep from * to last st; dc in top of ch; turn. At end of Row 5, change to smaller hook and CB.
Row 6: With smaller hook and CB, ch 3, dc in first dc, v-st in ch-1 sp of next v-st, * v-st between next two v-sts, v-st in ch-1 sp of next v-st; rep from * to last st; 2 dc in top of ch; turn.
Rows 7-10: Ch 3, dc in first dc, * v-st in ch-1 sp of next v-st; rep from * to last st; 2 dc in top of ch; turn. At end of Row 10, change to larger hook and CA.
Row 11: With larger hook and CA, ch 3, * v-st in ch-1 sp of next v-st **, skip next v-st; rep from * to last st, end at **; dc in top of ch; turn.
Rows 12-15: Rep Rows 2-5.
Rep Rows 6-15 five more times - 7 CA sections. Fasten off.
Edging: With wrong side facing and larger hook, attach CA in any corner; ch 1, * (sc, ch 1, sc) all in corner, work sc evenly across to next corner; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: CA, CB = Color A, Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
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