Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Windows Afghan Blanket Crochet Pattern

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Source - Redheart.com

Windows Afghan

WR2035
Designed By:
Delma Myers
Skill Level: Easy

Supplies:
Red Heart® “Super Saver®”: 1 skein each 313 Aran A and 624 Tea Leaf B; 2 skeins 406 Medium Thyme C and 3 skeins each 633 Dark Sage D and 656 Real Teal E.

Crochet Hooks: 5mm [US H-8] and 3.75mm [US F-5].
Yarn needle.

Size:
Throw measures 56” x 42”.

Gauge/Tension:
GAUGE: 14 sts = 4”; 14 rows = 4” in sc with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

NOTE: When changing colors or ending a color, leave a 7”
tail for sewing squares together.
AFGHAN
Small Square (Make 48)
Row 1 (Right Side): With larger hook and A ch 7; sc in
2nd ch from hook and in the next 5 ch; turn – 6 sc.
Rows 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Fasten off at
end of Row 6.
Row 7: With right side facing, attach B in first sc; ch 1, sc
in first 5 sc, 3 sc in corner st, sc in end of next 5 rows; turn
– 13 sc.
Rows 8-10: Ch 1, sc in each sc to center sc of corner, 3
sc in corner sc, sc in each sc across; turn – 19 sc at end of
Row 10. Fasten off at end of Row 10.
Row 11: With right side facing, attach C in first sc; ch 1, sc
in each sc to center sc of corner, 3 sc in corner sc, sc in
each sc across; turn – 21 sc.
Rows 12-14: Repeat Rows 8-10 – 27 sc at end of Row 14.
Fasten off at end of Row 14.
Row 15: With right side facing, attach E in side of first sc
of last row; ch 1, sc in same row end as joining, sc in next
12 row ends, 3 sc in corner, sc in next 13 row ends; turn –
29 sc.
Rows 16-17: Repeat Rows 8 and 9 – 33 sc at end of Row
17. Fasten off.
Assembly
Make 12 large squares by sewing 4 small squares together
with E forming a cross at the center of each large square.
Large Square Edging
Rnd 1: With right side facing and larger hook, attach D in
any corner; ch 1, [3 sc in corner, sc to next corner] 4 times;
join with a slip st in first sc; TURN.
Rnds 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around and 3 sc in center sc
of corner 3-sc group; join; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 4.
Finishing
Sew large squares together in 4 rows of 3 squares.
Border
Rnd 1: With right side facing and larger hook, attach D in
back loop of center sc of any corner; ch 1, [3 sc in corner, sc in back loop of each sc to center sc of next corner] 4
times; join with a slip st in back loop of first sc.
Rnds 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc around
and 3 sc in center sc of corner 3-sc group; join. Fasten off
at end of Rnd 3.
Rnd 4: Repeat Rnd 1 with E except join in both loops of
first sc at end of rnd.
Rnd 5: With smaller hook, ch 1, working from left to right
and working in both loops, work Reverse Sc in each sc
around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc. = color A, B, etc.; ch = chain;
mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the
number of times specified.

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