Star-Crossed Afghan

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Star-Crossed Afghan

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Cozy afghan in a fun squares and stars pattern.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 54โ€ [137 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $47.07

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 54โ€ [137 cm] square.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

United | Aran, 06002Edit Color
$24.43

Contrast B

United | Soft Grey Heather, 06004Edit Color
$13.96

Contrast C

United | Light Blue, 06017Edit Color
$3.49

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99
The materials for this project cost $47.07

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

tr = treble crochet

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 54โ€ [137 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Star-Crossed Afghan
United (113 g/4. oz;215 m/235 yds)
Contrast A Aran (06002) 7
Contrast B Soft Grey Heather (06004) 4
Contrast C Light Blue (06017) 1
Sizes U.S. I/9 (5.5 mm) and U.S. G/6 (4 mm) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

12 dc and 6 rows = 4” [10 cm] with larger hook.

INSTRUCTIONS

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

 

 Solid Motif (make 24)

**With A and larger hook, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

1st rnd: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 3). (3 dc in ring. Ch 2) 3 times. 2 dc in ring. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5.

2nd rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (1 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in same ch-2 sp. *1 dc in each of next 3 dc. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

3rd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *(2 dc. Ch 3. 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 7 dc. Rep from * twice more. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.**

4th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *(2 dc. Ch 3. 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 11 dc. Rep from * twice more. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 7 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

5th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. *(2 dc. Ch 3. 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. Rep from * twice more. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

 

 2 Color Motif (make 16 with A as Color 1 and B as Color 2; make 9 with B as Color 1 and A as Color 2)

With Color 1, work from ** to ** as given

for Solid Motif. Fasten off.

4th rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 3. (1 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp. *1 dc in each of next 11 dc. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more. 1 dc in each of next 11 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

5th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *(2 dc. Ch 3. 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. Rep from * twice more. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 13 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

 

Stars (make 16).

With C and smaller hook, ch 4.

1st rnd: [2 dc. (Ch 1. 3 dc) 4 times. Ch 1] all in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4.

2nd rnd: *Ch 5. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in next ch. Sl st in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Sew Motifs tog as shown in Diagram. Sew Stars in position as shown in Diagram.

 

Edging: 1st rnd: (RS). With larger hook, Join B with sl st to any corner ch-3 sp of Afghan. Ch 1. Work 3 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work sc evenly around outer Edge of Blanket, working 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left, as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.