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Approximately 54" x 41".


Caron International's Simply Soft
  5 skeins Midnight Blue (Color A), 4 skeins Fisherman (Color B).
Size I crochet hook or size for gauge below.


PLEASE NOTE: Yarn usage may vary depending on your particular yarn techniques.


10 rows (1 set) = 41/2"; 4 dc = 1".


With Color A chain loosely 199.
Row 1: Starting in 2nd chain from hook, work 1 dc in each ch across. Chain 3 and turn (197 dc)
Row 2:
1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc in 3rd dc (v-stitch made). * Skip 2 dc, work v-stitch in next dc, repeat from * across. Skip 1 dc, dc in last dc, ch 4, turn (65 v-stitches).
Row 3:
3 dc in ch-2 space of v-stitch across the row (65 dc clusters). 1 dc in last chain space, ch 4, turn.
Row 4:
Repeat row 2.
Row 5:
Repeat row 3 except ch 3 and turn.
Row 6:
Dc across. Dc in last ch space (197 dc). Fasten off.
Row 7:
Attach Color B, ch 3 and dc across. Ch 4, turn.
Row 8:
Repeat row 2. Row 9: Repeat row 5.
Row 10:
Repeat row 6.
Row 11:
Attach Color A, ch 3 and dc across. Ch 3 and turn.

Repeat rows 2 through 11, 7 times. Repeat rows 2 through 6 once. Ch 1, turn.


Rnd 1:
* sc in each stitch across. 3 sc in corner, 2 sc in each row down side. 3 sc in corner. Repeat from * around edge of afghan. Sl st in top of beginning sc. Finish off.
Rnd 2:
Attach Color B in center sc of any corner. Ch 3, 2 dc in same sc. * skip 2 sc, 3 dc in next sc. Repeat from * around. (Make sure 3 dc are in the center sc of each corner.) Sl st into top of beginning. Rnd 3: Sl st to center of 3 dc cluster. 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc (v-stitch made). V-stitch in space between 3 dc cluster around. A v-stitch should also be made in the center of the 3 dc cluster in each corner. Sl st into top of beginning dc. Finish off. Weave in yarn ends.

Care Instructions: Machine wash: warm water, gentle cycle. Machine dry: low heat, delicate cycle.


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