Easy Baby Afghan
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Afghans - CROCHET QUICK AND FUN

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Worsted weight yarn 8 oz (main color)

Worsted weight yarn 1 oz (contrasting color)

Size K hook

 

Row 1: Ch 86, skip first 2 chs *2 dc in next two ch (4 dc total), skip 2 chs, rep from * across, ending with 2 chs, dc in last ch.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, skip first dc, *2 dc in next two dc (4 dc total), skip 2 dc, rep from * to end, skip last dc, dc on top of ch 3.

Rep row 2 to an odd number row.

Edging:

Join contrasting color with sl st to dc just completed.  DO NOT turn.  Ch 1, shell (sc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same st, working along the side, skip that row, *work shell in next row, sc in next row, rep from * to end, in last row cork shell.

In corner work shell.

Working along foundation chain, *skip one ch, sc in ch, in space of ch-2 work shell, rep along foundation chain.

In corner work shell.

Working along other side, sc in first row, *work shell in next row, sc in next row, rep from * across, in last row work shell. 

In corner work shell.

Working along top (last row of afghan) skip first dc, *shell in next dc, skip dc, sc in dc, rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc of edging.

Copyright 2001 by Deborah Claus

Afghans - CROCHET QUICK AND FUN