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Soft Neutrals

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Subtle crocheted texture gives this blanket and pillow and heirloom feel. Shown in Patons Decor.

Measurements

Single Size
Afghan: Approx 46½ x 56 ins [118 x 142 cm] Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square
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Afghan: Approx 46½ x 56 ins [118 x 142 cm] Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square

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Decor | Aran, 87602Edit Color
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Contrast A

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Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size I9/5.5mm
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ButtonTHIS Novelty Buttons 1" 4/Pkg

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Materials not included in this kit:

16 inch [40.5 cm] square pillow form and 5 buttons for Pillow.

The materials for this project cost $61.78

Abbreviations

Dc = double crochet

pat = pattern

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Trfp = (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times - 1 trfp made.

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Afghan: Approx 46½ x 56 ins [118 x 142 cm] Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square

MATERIALS

Afghan
Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) Aran (87602) 7
Contrast A () 7
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.
Pillow
Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) Aran (87602) 3
Contrast A () 1
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension. 16 inch [40.5 cm] square pillow form and 5 buttons for Pillow.
Afghan and Pillow
Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) Aran (87602) 10
Contrast A () 8
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension. 16 inch [40.5 cm] square pillow form and 5 buttons for Pillow.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

AFGHAN
Panel A
(make 3)
With A, ch 25.
Foundation row: (WS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. 23 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
1st row: Miss first st. [(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop from front to back around post of next dc. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times – trfp made. 1 dc in next dc] twice. [(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop from front to back. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] 3 times around post of next dc. Yoh and draw through rem 4 loops on hook – Trfp Cluster made. 1 dc in each of next 11 dc. Trfp Cluster around post of next dc. (1 dc in next dc. Trfp around post of next dc) twice. 1 dc in last dc. Ch 3. Turn.
2nd row: Miss first st. (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop from back to front around post of next st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times – trbp made. 1 dc in next st. Trbp around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. [(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] 3 times around back of post of next st. Yoh and draw through rem 4 loops on hook – Trbp Cluster made. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. Trbp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. (Trbp around post of next st. 1 dc in next dc) twice. Ch 3. Turn.
3rd row: Miss first st. (Trfp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. Trfp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 7 sts. Trfp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. (Trfp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. Ch 3. Turn.
4th row: Miss first st. (Trbp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Trbp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts. Trbp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. (Trbp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. Ch 3. Turn.
5th row: Miss first st. (Trfp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. Trfp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Trfp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts. (Trfp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. Ch 3. Turn.
6th row: Miss first st. (Trbp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts. Trbp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in next st. Trbp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 6 sts. (Trbp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. Ch 3. Turn.
7th row: Miss first st. (Trfp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. 1 dc in each of next 6 sts. Trfp Cluster around post of next st. 1 dc in each of next 7 sts. (Trfp around post of next st. 1 dc in next st) twice. Ch 3. Turn.
8th row: As 6th row.
9th row: As 5th row.
10th row: As 4th row.
11th row: As 3rd row.
12th row: As 2nd row.
These 12 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until panel measures approx 54 ins [137 cm] ending on a 12th row of pat and omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.

Panel B (make 4)
With MC, ch 21.
Foundation row: (WS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. 19 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
1st row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next st. Trfp around each of next 6 sts. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Trfp around each of next 6 sts. 1 dc in each of last 2 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
2nd row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next st. Trbp around each of next 6 sts. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Trbp around each of next 6 sts. 1 dc in each of last 2 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
3rd row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next st. Miss next 3 sts. Trfp around each of next 3 sts.Working behind last 3 trfp, trfp in each of 3 missed sts – trfp cable made. 1 dc in next st. 5 dc in next st. Drop loop from hook. Reinsert hook in first of 5 dc and draw dropped loop through - bobble made. 1 dc in next st. Trfp cable over next 6 sts. 1 dc in each of last 2 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
4th row: As 2nd row.
These 4 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until panel measures approx 54 ins [137 cm] ending on a 4th row of pat and omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.
Sew panels tog in the following sequence: B, A, B, A, B, A, B.
Edging: 1st rnd: With RS of Afghan facing, join MC with sl st in any corner.Work 1 round sc evenly around outer edge, working 3 sc in corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd:With A, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. *Bobble in next st. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * around, working 3 dc in corners. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. Break A.
3rd rnd:WithMC, work 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 sc in each sc around for reverse sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

PILLOW
FRONT
Panel A
(make 1)
Work as given for Afghan until 2 pat reps are complete. Omit turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.

Panel B (make 2)
Work as given for Afghan until 6 pat reps are complete. Omit turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.
Sew panels tog in the following sequence: B, A, B.
Top Edging: 1st row: With RS of work facing and MC work 60 sc across top of Pillow Front. Ch 3. Turn.
2nd row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next st and each st to end of row. Ch 1.Turn.
3rd row: 1 sc in each of first 3 sts. *Ch 2. Miss next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 11 sts. Rep from * 3 times more. Ch 2. Miss next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of last 3 sts. Ch 3. Turn. (5 buttonholes)
4th row: Miss first st. 1 dc in each st and 2 dc in each ch 2 sp across. Ch 1. Turn.
5th row: 1 sc in each st to end of row.
Edging:Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 sc in each sc around for reverse sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

BACK
With MC, ch 61.
Foundation row: (WS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 3. Turn. 60 sts.
1st row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next st and each st to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
2nd row: 1 sc in each st to end of row. Ch 3. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 18½ ins [47 cm] ending on a 2nd row and omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off. Place markers on side edges of Pillow Back 2½ ins [6 cm] down from final row.
Finishing: Fold Pillow Back at markers (button placket). Sew sides and lower edge of Front and Back tog. Sew buttons onto Back button placket to correspond to buttonholes. Insert pillow form. Close buttons. Reverse Sc