Crochet Floral Bouquet Afghan LW1575

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Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE

Designed by Joyce Nordstrom.

Afghan measures approximately 50" x 65 ½".

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 37 Ounces No. 316 Soft White MC, 5 ounces No. 661 Frosty Green CA, 3 ounces No. 579 Pale Plum CB, 2 ounces each No. 320 Cornmeal CC, No. 347 Lt Periwinkle CD and No. 372 Rose Pink CE.
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square = 7 ¾" x 7 ¾". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size crochet hook to obtain the gauge.

SQUARE 1 (2, 3, 4)-Make 12 each: With CA ch 5; join with a sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 4, skip first sc, [dc in next sc, ch 1] 11 times; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch-4. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join CB (CC, CD, CE) in any ch-1 sp; ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, drop lp from hook, insert hook from the front into top of ch-3 and into dropped lp, draw lp through - beg pc made; ch 3; * 4 dc in next sp, drop lp from hook, insert hook from the front into top of first dc and into dropped lp, draw lp through - pc made; ch 3; rep from * around; join in top of beg pc - 12 pc. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: Join MC in any ch-3 sp; ch 1, * sc in sp, ch 1, sc in top of pc, ch 1, sc in next sp, ch 1, 7 dc in next sp, ch 1; rep from * around; join to first sc.

Rnd 5: Sl st in next sp, ch 4, * dc in next sp, ch 1, dc in next sp, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 4, 2 dc) all in next dc, dc in next 3 dc **, [dc in next sp, ch 1] twice; rep from * around, end at **; dc in next sp, ch 1; join to 3rd ch of ch-4.

Rnd 6: Sl st in next sp, ch 4, * dc in next sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, (pc, ch 4, pc) all in ch-4 sp, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc **, [dc in next sp, ch 1] twice; rep from * around, end at **; dc in next sp, ch 1; join.

Rnd 7: Sl st in next sp, ch 3, * dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, pc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-4 sp, ch 2, pc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, dc in next sp, ch 1 **, dc in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Sl st or sew squares together following diagram.

BORDER-Rnd 1: With right side facing, join CA in the dc before any corner ch-3 sp; ch 1, sc in same dc, * 3 sc in corner sp, sc in each st, sp, and seam to next corner; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 2: Ch 4, ** skip next sc, (dc, [ch 1, dc] 3 times) all in center sc at corner, ch 1, * skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1; rep from * to next corner; rep from ** around; join to 3rd ch of ch-4. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join CB in ch-1 sp after joining; ch 3, hdc in next sp, ch 1, ** 2 hdc in corner sp, ch 1, * hdc in next sp, ch 1; rep from * to next corner sp; rep from ** around; join in 2nd ch of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: Working over the ch-1 of Rnd 3 throughout and into the dc of Rnd 2, join MC in the dc of Rnd 2 after the joining; ch 4, ** (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next dc, ch 1, skip 2 hdc at corner, (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next dc, ch 1, * dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * to next corner; rep from ** around; join.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, [sc in next sp, ch 1] twice, ** (sc, ch 1, sc) all in corner sp, ch 1, * sc in next sp, ch 1; rep from * to next corner; rep from ** around; join.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, * sc in next sp, ch 1; rep from * around; join.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: CA, CB, etc.= Color A, Color B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; lp = loop; MC = main color; mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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