Granny in Denim

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Granny in Denim

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Traditional granny squares come together with denim effects for a crocheted afghan that's equal parts classic and cool. 

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 45" x 63" [114.5 x 160 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $84.55

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Approx 45" x 63" [114.5 x 160 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Denimstyle | Chino, 03010Edit Color
$21.96

Contrast A

Denimstyle | Pumpkin, 03630Edit Color
$32.94

Contrast B

Denimstyle | Taupe, 03011Edit Color
$27.45

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $84.55

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 45" x 63" [114.5 x 160 cm].

MATERIALS

Blanket
Denimstyle (100 g/3.5 oz;179 m/196 yds)
Main Color (MC) Chino (03010) 4
Contrast A Pumpkin (03630) 6
Contrast B Taupe (03011) 5
Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc throughout.

Small Motif I (make 32).

With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3. 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join MC with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
4th rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Small Motif II (make 24).
Work as given for Small Motif I, substituting MC for A in 1st rnd, B for MC in 2nd rnd, A for B in 3rd rnd and MC for A in 4th rnd.

Small Motif III (make 12).
Work as given for Small Motif I, substituting B for A in 1st rnd A for B in 3rd rnd and B for A in 4th rnd.
Sew 4 matching Small Motifs tog to form Large Motif. There are 8 Large Motifs I, 6 Large Motifs II and 3 Large Motifs III.

Large Motif IV (make 18).
With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3. 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join MC with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3.
(2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
4th rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
5th rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
6th rnd: Join MC with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
7th rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
8th rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 6 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Join Large Motifs I, II, III and IV as shown in Diagram.

Edging: Join A with sl st in any corner of Blanket. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work sc evenly around outer edge, working 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Tassel: (make 4). Cut a piece of cardboard 4 1/2" [11 cm] wide. Wind A around cardboard 30 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" [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly. Sew tassels at each corner of Afghan.