Earthly Tones Octagonal Afghan

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Earthly Tones Octagonal Afghan

designed by Marget Willson
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This eye-catching afghan balances its bold octagonal design with subdued earthen tones; perfect for the porch or cottage.

Single Size
Approx. 63"/160cm diameter
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Approx. 63"/160cm diameter

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Contrast A

One Pound | Leaf Green, 10566Edit Color
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Contrast B

One Pound | Espresso, 10581Edit Color
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Contrast C

One Pound | Nutmeg, 0571 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Dc = double crochet

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurement:
Approx. 63"/160cm diameter

MATERIALS

One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds)
Contrast A Leaf Green (10566) 1
Contrast B Espresso (10581) 1
Contrast C Nutmeg () 1
Contrast D Cream (10589) 1
Contrast E Lace (10585) 1
Earthen colors combine with a vibrant octagonal design, creating a visually stunning afghan for your home.

GAUGE

Rounds 1-7 = 10"/25.5cm diameter.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st)


SPECIAL TERM
Beg-corner
: Beginning corner —Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Corner:(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Shell: 3 dc in indicated stitch.


COLOR SEQUENCE
Work *1 round with A, 1 round with B, 1 round with C, 1 round with D, 1 round with E; repeat from * for Color Sequence.

NOTES
Afghan is worked in joined rounds, with RS facing at all times.

 

AFGHAN

With A, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS): With A, ch 3 (counts as dc), 23 dc in ring—24 dc. Fasten off.

Round 2: With RS facing, join B in any dc, beg-corner in same st as join, sk next 2 dc, *corner in next dc, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners. Fasten off.

Round 3: With RS facing, join C in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, dc in sp between corners, sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next 2 dc, dc in sp between corners, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, and 8 dc. Fasten off.

Round 4: With RS facing, join D in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc (shell made), sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next 2 dc, shell in next dc, sk next 2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, and 8 shells. Fasten off.

Round 5: With RS facing, join E in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk first dc of next shell, shell in center dc of same shell, sk 3rd dc of same shell, dc in next dc, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk first dc of next shell, shell in center dc of same shell, sk 3rd dc of same shell, dc in next dc, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, with 5 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 6: With RS facing, join A in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of next 7 dc, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of next 7 dc, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, with 7 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 7: With RS facing, join B in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, with 9 dc between corners.

Round 8: With RS facing, join C in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of each dc to 1 dc before ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in back loop only of each dc to 1 dc before ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, with 11 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Rounds 9–14: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 three more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence—8 corners, with 23 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 15: With E, repeat Round 7—8 corners, with 25 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Note: The next two rounds are even rounds, no stitches are increased. You will work a corner in each ch-1 corner sp, a shell in the center dc of each shell, and a dc in each dc between shells.

Round 16: With RS facing, join A in ch-1 sp of any corner, beg-corner in same ch-sp as join, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, [sk next dc, shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc] to next corner, sk next 2 dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, [sk next dc, shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc] to next corne, sk next
2 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.

Round 17: With B, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.

Round 18: With C, repeat Round 8—8 corners, with 27 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 19: With D, repeat Round 7—8 corners, with 29 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 20: With E, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.

Round 21: With A, repeat Round 8—8 corners, with 31 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 22–29: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 four more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence. Do NOT fasten off at the end of Round 29—8 corners, with 47 dc between corners.

Round 30: Continuing with D, ch 3, sk next dc, *corner in ch-1 sp of next corner, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, [shell in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc] to ch-1 sp of next corner; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—8 corners, with 49 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Rounds 31 and 32: With E, repeat Rounds 29 and 30—8 corners, with 53 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Rounds 33 and 34: With A, repeat Rounds 29 and 30—8 corners, with 57 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Rounds 35 and 36: With B, repeat Rounds 29 and 30—8 corners, with 61 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Rounds 37 and 38: With C, repeat Rounds 29 and 30—8 corners, with 65 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 39: With D, repeat Round 8—8 corners, with 67 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 40: With E, repeat Round 7—8 corners, with 69 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 41: With A, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.

Round 42: With B, repeat Round 16. Fasten off.

Round 43: With C, repeat Round 8—8 corners, with 71 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Rounds 44–47: Repeat Rounds 7 and 8 two more times, and continue changing color every round as in Color Sequence—8 corners, with 79 dc between corners. Fasten off.

Round 48: With C, repeat Round 7—8 corners, with 81 dc between corners. Do NOT fasten off.

Round 49: Continuing with C, ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each corner ch-1 sp; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.