Flower Trel­lis Afghan

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS 39 inches wide x 52 inches long MA­TE­RI­ALS • Red Heart Soft medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (5 oz/256 yds/141g per ball): 6 balls #9522 leaf 1 ball each #9523 dark leaf, #4422 tan­ger­ine, #9263 cinnabar and #9114 honey • Size G/6/4mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle GAUGE 8 dc = 21/4 inches; 4 dc rows = 11/2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-5 at be­gin­ning of row counts as chain space un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join): Place a slip knot on hook, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and draw up a lp, yo and pull through both lps on hook.

AFGHAN

First Length Row 1: With leaf, ch 9, dc in 6th ch from hook (sk chs count as ch sp), dc in last 3 chs, turn. (4 dc) Rows 2–79: Ch 5 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in each dc, turn.

2nd Length

Row 80: Ch 5, dc in each dc, ch 2, (in­sert hook in pre­vi­ous ch-5 sp on same side of strip, yo and pull lp through, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook) 5 times, yo and pull through all 6 lps on hook, turn.

Row 81: Ch 2, dc in each dc, turn. Row 82: Ch 5, dc in each dc, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp on cor­re­spond­ing side of strip, turn.

Rows 83–151: Rep rows 81 and 82 al­ter­nately, end­ing with a rep of row 81. Rows 152–158: Ch 5, dc in each dc, turn.

Next Lengths

Rows 159–2,291: [Rep rows 80–158] 27 times. Row 2,292: Rep row 80.

Rows 2,293–2,362: [Rep rows 81 and 82 al­ter­nately] 35 times.

Edg­ing rnd: Ch 3, sc in last ch-5 sp made, con­tin­u­ing to work around en­tire Afghan, [(ch 1, dc) 5 times in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp] 18 times, [ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, (ch 1, dc in same sp) 6 times, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, dc in 5th ch from hook, sc in next ch-5 sp] 15 times, ch 3, [(ch 1, dc) 5 times in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp] 17 times, (ch 1, dc) 5 times in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, work­ing in un­used lps of start­ing ch on row 1, sc in each ch, ch 3, sc in next ch-5 sp, [ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, (ch 1, dc in same sp) 6 times, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, dc in 5th ch from hook, sc in next ch-5 sp] 14 times, sc in each st on row 2,362, join

(see Pat­tern Notes) in first ch, fas­ten off.

LARGE FLOWER

Make 12 with cinnabar & 12 with tan­ger­ine as petal color. Rnd 1: With honey, ch 4, join in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join in first sc, fas­ten off honey. (8 sc) Rnd 2: Sc join (see Spe­cial

Stitch) petal color in any st, work an­other sc in same st, 2 sc in each rem sc around, join in first sc. (16 sc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same sc as join­ing, (ch 2, tr) in same st, (tr, ch 2, sc) in next sc, *(sc, ch 2, tr) in next sc, (tr, ch 2, sc) in next sc, rep from * 6 times, join in first sc, fas­ten off leav­ing long length for sewing. (16 tr)

SMALL FLOWER

Make 12 with cinnabar & 12 with tan­ger­ine as petal color.

Rnd 1: With honey, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc, fas­ten off honey. (6 sc)

Rnd 2: Sc join petal color in any st, (ch 4, sc in same st), (sc, ch 4, sc) in each rem sc around, join in first sc, fas­ten off leav­ing long length for sewing. (6 ch-4 lps)

LEAVES

Make 16. Row 1: With dark leaf, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn. (1 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in sc, turn. (2 sc) Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 1, sc in last sc, turn. (2 sc, 1 ch)

Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in last sc, turn. (4 sc, 1 ch) Row 5: Ch 1, sc in 2 sc, ch 1, sc in last 2 sc, turn. Row 6: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in 2 sc, ch 1, sk ch, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn. (2 sc, 1 ch)

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