Contrasting Colors Afghan

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by Marcia Walton of Nana's Treasure Chest

Materials:

  • Size H crochet Hook
  • Red Heart super saver worsted weight yarn
  • Candy print-20 oz.
  • Skipper Blue-16 oz.
  • Bright Yellow 16 oz.

Instructions:

Approximate size: 42 inches wide by 52 inches long, without fringe.

With Candy Print, ch 187

Row 1: Dc in 3rd chain from hook, dc in next 6 ch, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 7 ch, *skip 2 ch, dc in next 7 ch, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 7 ch.** Repeat from * to **across. Fasten off.

Row 2: Working in back loops, attach blue to 1st st.Ch3, sk 1 st, dc in each of next 6 st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 7 st, *sk 2 st, dc in next 7 st, 3dc in next st, dc in next 7 st**. Repeat from * to ** across, ending last section with dc in 6 st, sk 1 st, dc in end st. Fasten off.

Row 3: Turn piece over. Working in loops left open, attach yellow to first st. Ch3, sk 1 st, dc in each of next 6 st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 7 st, *sk 2 st, dc in next 7 st, 3dc in next st, dc in next 7 st**. Repeat From * to **across, ending last section with dc in 6 st, sk 1 st, dc in end st. Fasten off.

Row 4: Turn piece over. Working in top loops of both yellow and blue rows, attach yarn to 1st st. Ch 3, sk 1 st, dc in each of next 6 st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 7 st, *sk 2 st, dc in next 7 st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 7 st**. Repeat from * to ** across, ending last section with dc in 6 st, sk 1 st, dc in end st. Fasten off.

Repeat Rows (2-4) 31 more times. Fasten off.

Attach candy print on straight edge. Ch3, dc in same row, 2dc in each row across. Fasten off. Repeat on other straight edge.

Cut 9 inch pieces of candy print. Fold groups of 4 pieces in half to form fringe and attach in every other stitch on straight edges.


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Nana's Treasure Chest started out as a crochet site to market my designs and has grown to include numerous crafts.There is a page on my site to add url's and I would be happy to exchange links with other craft sites.

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