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RED HEART® "Super Saver®" Art. E300: 29 ounces No. 661 Frosty Green CA and 20 Ounces No. 633 Dark Sage CB.

Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

abbreviations

 
CA, CB : Color A, B
ch : chain
dc : double crochet
dec : decrease
hdc : half double crochet
lp(s) : loop(s)
mm : millimeters
rep : repeat
rnd : round
sc : single crochet
sl : slip
st(s) : stitch(es)
yo : yarn over
* or ** : repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
[] : work directions given in brackets the number of times specified

gauge/tension

 
Square = 6½".
CHECK YOUR GAUGE/TENSION. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

sizes

 
Afghan measures approximately 48" x 61"

instructions

 
SQUARE A (Make 24):

With CA, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 12 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with a sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in first sc, * 2 dc in next sc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in top of ch-3 – 24 sts. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Attach CB in any dc; ch 1 sc in each dc around; join. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: Attach CA in any sc; ch 2, [yo and draw up a lp in same sc, yo and draw through 2 lps] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook – beg cl (cluster) made; ch 4, * skip next sc; [yo and draw up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps] 3 times all in next sc, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook – cl made; ch 4; rep from * around; join to top of beg cl – 12 cl. Fasten off.

Rnd 5: Attach CB in any ch-4 sp; ch 1, * 2 sc in ch-4 sp, working in front of the ch, tr in the skipped sc 2 rnds below, 2 sc in same ch-4 sp; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all in same sc as joining, * dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts **, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all in next st; rep from * around, end at **; join in top of ch-3.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in next dc, * (tr, ch 1, tr) all in ch-1 sp, dc in each st to next corner; rep from * around; join. Fasten off.

SQUARE B (Make 24):

Make same as Square A reversing placement of colors.

FINISHING

Sew 6 x 8 squares together through back loops, alternating Square A and Square B as pictured.

Border-Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CA in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 1, sc in corner, [work an odd number of sc to next corner, 3 sc in corner ch-1 sp] 3 times, work an odd number of sc to last corner; 2 sc in last corner; join with a sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * dc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * to next corner sc; (dc, sc, dc) all in corner sc **, sc in next sc; rep from * around, end at **; join; TURN.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, sc in next dc, ** (dc, sc, dc) all in corner sc, sc in next dc, * dc in next sc, sc in next dc; rep from ** around; join to top of ch-3; TURN.

Rnds 4 and 6: Ch 1, sc in top of ch-3, * work in pat to corner sc, (dc, sc, dc) all in corner sc; rep from * around; work in pat to end of rnd; join; TURN.

Rnds 5 and 7: Ch 3, sc in next dc, * work in pat to corner sc, (dc, sc, dc) all in corner sc; rep from * around; work in pat to end of rnd; join; TURN.

Rnd 8:Rep Rnd 4. Do not turn. Fasten off CA.

Rnd 9 (Right Side): With right side facing, attach CB in center corner sc; work beg cl in same sc, ch 2, skip next dc, * cl in next sc, ch 2, skip next dc; rep from * around; join. Fasten off. Mark corner clusters.

Rnd 10: Attach CA in any ch-2 sp; ch 1, * sc in ch-2 sp, working in front of the ch, tr in the skipped dc 2 rnds below, sc in same ch-2 sp; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 11: Ch 1, * sc in sc, skip tr, sc in next sc; rep from * to corner; 3 sc in corner cl 2 rnds below; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 12: Ch 3, skip next sc, sl st in next sc; rep from * around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

LW1527 Sunrise Sunset small swatch

 
     
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