Designed by Melissa Leapman.
Afghan Measures approximately 51" x 65".
RED HEARTÂ® "Super Saver": 25 Ounces No. 313 Aran CA, 8 ounces No. 633 Dark Sage CB, 5.5 ounces each No. 256 Carrot CC and No. 320 Cornmeal CD.
TLCÂ® "EssentialsÂ®": 25 Ounces No. 2313 Aran CA, 8 ounces No. 2673 Medium Thyme CB, 5.5 ounces each No. 2254 Persimmon CC and No. 2220 Butter CD.
Crochet Hooks: 6mm [US J-10] and 5.5mm [US I-9].
GAUGE: 14 sts = 4"; 12 rows = 4 Â¾" in pat with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain gauge.
Cl (cluster) = [yo and draw up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] 3 times all in same sp, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook.
To Change Color: Work last st before color change until 2 lps remain on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used, yo and draw through 2 lps remaining on hook. Continue with new color.
With CA and larger hook, ch 169.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, changing to CB in last sc; turn.
Row 2: With CB, ch 3, skip first sc, * (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next sc, skip next 2 sc; rep from * to last 2 sts; (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next sc, dc in last sc changing to CC; turn.
Row 3: With CC, ch 3, skip first dc, * Cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 2; rep from * to last ch-1 sp; Cl in last ch-1 sp, dc in top of ch-3 changing to CA; turn.
Row 4: With CA, ch 1, sc in first dc, * sc in Cl, 2 sc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last 2 sts; sc in last Cl, sc in top of ch-3; turn.
Rows 5 and 6: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 7: Rep Row 5 changing to CB in last sc; turn.
Row 8: With CB, rep Row 2 changing to CD in last dc.
Row 9: With CD, rep Row 3.
Rows 10-13: Rep Rows 4-7.
Rep Rows 2-13 for pat until approximately 62" from beg, end by working Row 10. Fasten off.
BORDER-Rnd 1: With right side facing and larger hook, attach CA in upper right hand corner; ch 1, * work an odd number of sc evenly across to next corner, work 3 sc in corner; rep from * around taking care to keep work flat; join with a sl st in first sc.
Rnds 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around working 3 sc in each corner; join to first sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 4, skip first 2 sc, * dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc; rep from * to next corner sc; [dc, ch 1] 3 times all in corner sc, skip next sc; rep from * around; ** dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc; rep from ** to end; join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Change to smaller hook.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, * (sl st, ch 2, dc) all in next sp; rep from * around; join to first sl st. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; CA, CB, CC, CD = Colors A, B, C, D; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.
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