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Crochet Afghan

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This holiday afghan doesn't need to collect dust -- its classic look can easily be used throughout the year.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 46½ x 62 ins [118 x 157.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $42.10

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Approx 46½ x 62 ins [118 x 157.5 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Happy Holidays | Glittery Green, 31711Edit Color
$23.94

Contrast A

Happy Holidays | Twinkly White, 31709Edit Color
$15.96

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $42.10

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

rep = repeat

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 46½ x 62 ins [118 x 157.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Afghan
Happy Holidays (100 g/3.5 oz;219 m/240 yds)
Main Color (MC) Glittery Green (31711) 6
Contrast A Twinkly White (31709) 4
One 5.5 mm (U.S. I/9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

1 Motif = 5½ ins [14 cm] square.

INSTRUCTIONS

Motif: (make 83). With MC, ch 6. Join with sl st to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3. 15 dc in ring. Sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off .
2nd rnd: Join A with sl st to fi rst dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in same dc. (2 dc in next dc) 15 times. Join with sl st in top of ch-3.
3rd rnd: Ch 6. (Miss 1 dc. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 3) 15 times. Join with sl st into 3rd ch of ch-6.
4th rnd: Sl st into fi rst ch-3 sp.1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp) 3 times. Ch 5. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from *3 more times, omitting 1 sc at end of last rep. Join with sl st in fi rst sc. Fasten off .
5th rnd: Join MC with sl st in fi rst ch-3 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. 3 dc into each of next 2 ch-3 sps. 9 dc in next ch-5 sp. (3 dc into each of next 3 ch-3 sps. 9 dc in next ch-5 sp) 3 times. Sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off .
Finishing
Sew Motifs in diagonal strips as shown in picture.
Tassel: (make 12). Cut a piece of cardboard 4½ ins [11.5 cm] wide. Wind MC around cardboard 25 times. Break yarn, leaving a long end and thread end through a needle. Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn tightly around loops 3/4 inch [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly. Attach one tassel to each point at top and bottom of Afghan.