Light and Airy Afghan

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Light and Airy Afghan

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Openwork afghan with a light and natural feel. Shown in Patons Canadiana.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 50 x 60 ins [127 x 152.5 cm].
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Approx 50 x 60 ins [127 x 152.5 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Medium Teal, 10744Edit Color
$65.88

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $68.08

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tr = treble crochet

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 50 x 60 ins [127 x 152.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Main Color (MC) Medium Teal (10744) 12
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

15 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

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

Ch 195. (See chart).
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. *1 dc in each of next 6 ch. 3 dc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 6 ch.** Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Miss next ch. Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – counts as cluster. Rep from * to last 15 ch. Rep from * to ** once. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc2tog made. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 4. 1 tr in first sc (counts as tr2tog). Ch 2. [(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] 3 times in same sc as last tr. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – tr3tog made. *Ch 4. Miss next 7 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 4. Miss next 7 sc.** [(Tr3tog. Ch 2) twice. Tr3tog] all in next sc. Rep from * to last 16 sc. Rep from * to ** once. Tr3tog in next sc. Ch 2. [(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] twice in same sc as last tr. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – tr2tog made. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first tr2tog. 2 dc in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in next tr3tog. *3 dc in next ch-4 sp. Yoh and draw up a loop in same ch-4 sp. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Miss next sc. Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch-4 sp. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster made. 3 dc in same ch-4 sp. (1 dc in next tr3tog. 2 dc in next ch-2 sp. 3 dc in next tr3tog. 2 dc in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in next tr3tog. Rep from *, ending with 1 dc in next tr3tog. 2 dc in last ch-2 sp. 2 dc in last tr2tog. Turn.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 4. Miss next 7 sc. [(Tr3tog. Ch 2) twice. Tr3tog] all in next sc. Ch 4. Miss next 7 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
7th row: Ch 3. 4 dc in next ch-4 sp. *1 dc in next tr3tog. 2 dc in next ch-2 sp. 3 dc in next tr3tog. 2 dc in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in next tr3tog. 3 dc in next ch-4 sp. Cluster over same ch-4 sp, sc and next ch-4 sp. 3 dc in same ch-4 sp. Rep from * across, ending with 3 dc in last ch-4 sp. Dc2tog over same ch-4 sp and last sc. Turn.
Rep 2nd to 7th rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 60 ins [152.5 cm], ending with a 5th row of pat. Fasten off.
Side edging: (RS). Join yarn with sl st at top left corner of Afghan. Ch 1. Work sc evenly down side edge to foundation row. Fasten off.
Rep along opposite side edge.