Friday, 29 August 2014

Woodsy Chic Crochet Afghan Blanket Pattern

Woodsy Chic Triangle Lapghan

Crochet Hook: J/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • RED HEART® Boutique Treasure™: 4 balls each 1918 Abstract A, and 1907 Portrait B
  • Crochet hook: 6mm [US J-10]
  • Yarn needle

Size: Lapghan measures 40” (101.5 cm) square

Gauge: 12 sts = 4” (10 cm); 12 rows = 4” (10 cm) over Center Squares in single crochet, after blocking. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Abbreviations: A and B = Color A and Color B; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

Special Stitches: Fsc (foundation single crochet) = First st: Ch 2, insert hook under top 2 strands of first ch, yo, draw up a loop, yo, draw through 1 loop, yo, draw through both loops (first Fsc complete). Remaining sts: Insert hook under both loops of previous st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, draw through 1 loop, yo, draw through both loops. sc2tog = [Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook. sc3tog = [Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop] 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Notes:

  1. Lapghan is worked from the center outwards, beginning with the Center Squares.
  2. A large center square is worked, changing color to give the appearance of four squares.
  3. Rounds of Triangles are then worked around the Center Squares.
  4. T o change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Center Squares:

Row 1 (right side): With A , Fsc 10; with B , Fsc 10—20 sts, turn. Row 2: With B , ch 1, sc in first 10 sts; with A , sc in last 10 sts, turn. Row 3: With A , ch 1, sc in first 10 sts; with B , sc in last 10 sts, turn. Row 4: Repeat Row 2. Rows 5–10: Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times. Fasten off both yarns. Row 11: With right side facing, join B with sc in first st of last row, sc in next 9 sts; with A , sc in last 10 sts. Row 12: Repeat Row 3. Row 13: Repeat Row 2. Rows 14-19: Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times. Row 20: Repeat Row 3. Fasten off A . Do not fasten off B .

FIRST ROUND OF TRIANGLES:

Note: Each Triangle of the First Round is worked beginning across one side edge of each of the Center Squares.

First Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With B , sc in each st across, turn—20 sts.

Rows 2–10: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—2 sts.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc2tog—1 st. Fasten off.

Second Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , work 20 sc evenly spaced across next edge of Center Squares (to the left of the First Triangle)—20 sts.

Rows 2–11: Work same as Rows 2–11 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Third Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , work 20 sc evenly spaced across next edge of Center Squares (to the left of the Second Triangle)—20 sts.

Rows 2–11: Work same as Rows 2–11 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Triangle

Work same as Second Triangle across remaining edge of Center Squares. Do not fasten off.

SECOND ROUND OF TRIANGLES:

Note: Each Triangle of the Second Round is worked beginning across one side edge of each of two Triangles of the First Round.

First Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With A , ch 1, work 15 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Fourth Triangle, sc in space between Fourth and First Triangle, work 15 sc evenly spaced across side edge of First Triangle, turn—31 sts.

Rows 2–15: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—3 sts.

Row 16: Ch 1, sc3tog—1 st. Fasten off.

Second Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 15 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of First Triangle, sc in space between First and Second Triangles, work 15 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Second Triangle—31 sts.

Rows 2–16: Work same as Rows 2–16 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Third Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 15 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Second Triangle, sc in space between Second and Third Triangles, work 15 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Third Triangle—31 sts.

Rows 2–16: Work same as Rows 2–16 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 15 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Third Triangle, sc in space between Third and Fourth Triangles, work 15 sc evenly spaced across remaining side edge of Fourth Triangle—31 sts.

Rows 2–16: Work same as Rows 2–16 of First Triangle. Do not fasten off.

Woodsy Chic Triangle Lapghan

THIRD ROUND OF TRIANGLES

Note: Each Triangle of the Third Round is worked beginning across one side edge of each of two Triangles of the Second Round.

First Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With B , ch 1, work 20 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Fourth Triangle, sc in space between Fourth and First Triangle, work 20 sc evenly spaced across side edge of First Triangle, turn—41 sts.

Rows 2–20: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—3 sts.

Row 21: Ch 1, sc3tog—1 st. Fasten off.

Second Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 20 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of First Triangle, sc in space between First and Second Triangles, work 20 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Second Triangle—41 sts.

Rows 2–21: Work same as Rows 2–21 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Third Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 20 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Second Triangle, sc in space between Second and Third Triangles, work 20 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Third Triangle—41 sts.

Rows 2–21: Work same as Rows 2–21 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 20 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Third Triangle, sc in space between Third and Fourth Triangles, work 20 sc evenly spaced across remaining side edge of Fourth Triangle—41 sts.

Rows 2–21: Work same as Rows 2–21 of First Triangle. Do not fasten off.

FOURTH ROUND OF TRIANGLES:

Note: Each Triangle of the Fourth Round is worked beginning across one side edge of each of two Triangles of the Third Round.

First Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With A , ch 1, work 25 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Fourth Triangle, sc in space between Fourth and First Triangle, work 25 sc evenly spaced across side edge of First Triangle, turn—51 sts.

Rows 2–25: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—3 sts.

Row 26: Ch 1, sc3tog—1 st. Fasten off.

Second Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 25 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of First Triangle, sc in space between First and Second Triangles, work 25 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Second Triangle—51 sts.

Rows 2–26: Work same as Rows 2–26 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Third Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 25 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Second Triangle, sc in space between Second and Third Triangles, work 25 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Third Triangle—51 sts.

Rows 2–26: Work same as Rows 2–26 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 25 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Third Triangle, sc in space between Third and Fourth Triangles, work 25 sc evenly spaced across remaining side edge of Fourth Triangle—51 sts.

Rows 2–26: Work same as Rows 2–26 of First Triangle. Do not fasten off.

FIFTH ROUND OF TRIANGLES:

Note: Each Triangle of the Fifth Round is worked beginning across one side edge of each of two Triangles of the Fourth Round.

First Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With B , ch 1, work 30 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Fourth Triangle, sc in space between Fourth and First Triangle, work 30 sc evenly spaced across side edge of First Triangle, turn—61 sts.

Rows 2–30: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—3 sts.

Row 31: Ch 1, sc3tog—1 st. Fasten off.

Second Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 30 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of First Triangle, sc in space between First and Second Triangles, work 30 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Second Triangle—61 sts.

Rows 2–31: Work same as Rows 2–31 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Third Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 30 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Second Triangle, sc in space between Second and Third Triangles, work 30 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Third Triangle—61 sts.

Rows 2–31: Work same as Rows 2–31 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 30 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Third Triangle, sc in space between Third and Fourth Triangles, work 30 sc evenly spaced across remaining side edge of Fourth Triangle—61 sts.

Rows 2–31: Work same as Rows 2–31 of First Triangle. Do not fasten off.

SIXTH ROUND OF TRIANGLES:

Note: Each Triangle of the Sixth Round is worked beginning across one side edge of each of two Triangles of the Fifth Round.

First Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With A , ch 1, work 35 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Fourth Triangle, sc in space between Fourth and First Triangle, work 35 sc evenly spaced across side edge of First Triangle, turn—71 sts.

Rows 2–35: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—3 sts. Row 36: Ch 1, sc3tog—1 st. Fasten off.

Second Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 35 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of First Triangle, sc in space between First and Second Triangles, work 35 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Second Triangle—71 sts.

Rows 2–36: Work same as Rows 2–36 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Third Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and A , ch 1, work 35 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Second Triangle, sc in space between Second and Third Triangles, work 35 sc evenly spaced across side edge of Third Triangle—71 sts.

Rows 2–36: Work same as Rows 2–36 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Triangle

Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and B , ch 1, work 35 sc evenly spaced across next side edge of Third Triangle, sc in space between Third and Fourth Triangles, work 35 sc evenly spaced across remaining side edge of Fourth Triangle—71 sts.

Rows 2–36: Work same as Rows 2–36 of First Triangle. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Weave in ends.

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