Saturday, 2 May 2015

Larksfoot Afghan Blanket

larksfootafghan

MATERIALS Caron® United™ (4 oz/113 g; 235 yds/215 m) Main Color (MC) White (06001) 4 skeins Contrast A Royal (06013) 4 skeins Contrast B Red (06008) 4 skeins Size U.S. I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Approx = Approximately Beg = Beginning Ch = Chain(s) Cont = Continue(ity) Dc = Double crochet Pat = Pattern Rep = Repeat Sp(s) = Space(s) St(s) = Stitch(es) Yoh = Yarn over hook ABBREVIATIONS: www.yarnspirations.com/abbrevi

MEASUREMENTS Approx. 48"x 60" [122 x 152.5 cm]. GAUGE 12 dc and 6½ rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS Notes: When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed.

Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc throughout.

Stripe Pat With MC, work 2 rows. With A, work 2 rows. With B, work 2 rows. These 6 rows form Stripe Pat. With MC, ch 145. Mark every 25th ch for easier counting.

1st row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in next ch. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn.

2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Join A. Turn

3rd row: With A, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Miss next dc. 1 dc in next dc. *Yoh and draw up a long loop in ch-1 sp 2 rows below. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - extended dc made. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

4th row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Miss next ch. *1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Ch 1. Miss next ch. Rep from * ending with 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Join B. Turn.

5th row: With B, ch 3. 1 extended dc. 1 dc in next dc. *Ch 1. Miss next dc. 1 dc in next dc. 1 extended dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

6th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Join A. Turn. First 6 rows of Stripe Pat are complete. Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep 3rd to 6th rows until work from beg measures approx 60" [152.5 cm], ending with 2 rows of A. Fasten off.

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