Brenda's Baby Afghan
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This afghan is so easy to make.  I make it with a large size hook to keep the stitches loose and soft.  One skein of 8 ozs of yarn makes it the perfect size for a newborn.

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Afghans - CROCHET QUICK AND FUN

Worsted weight yarn 8 oz main color

Worsted weight yarn small amount contrasting color

Size K hook

Rnd 1: Ch 4, sl st to form a ring,  Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, *ch 2, 3 dc in ring, rep from * around three times, ch 2, join to top of ch 3 (4 ch-2 spaces)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, *dc in ea dc to corner, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner, rep from * around, dc in ea dc to corner, join to top of ch 3.

Rep rnd 2 until desired size (I continue until Ive used as much as the 8 oz of  the skein of yarn I can).

Eding:

Row 1:With contrasting color, join in corner with sl st, ch 3, 2 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc in corner, *dc in each dc across, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner, rep from * around, dc in each dc to beg ch 3, join with sl st.

Row 2: Ch 3, *dc in each dc to corner (3 dc,  ch 2, 3 dc) in corner, rep from * around, dc in each dc to beg ch-3, join with sl st.

Row 3: Ch 1, *sc in each dc to corner (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in corner, rep from * around, sc in each dc to beg ch-3, join with sl st.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Copyright 2002 by Deborah Claus

Afghans - CROCHET QUICK AND FUN