Di­a­mond Over­lay Scrapghan

De­sign by Mar­gret Will­son

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS 511/4 inches x 603/4 inches MA­TE­RI­ALS • Red Heart Su­per Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/ 364 yds/198g per skein): 5 skeins #312 black (MC) 1,300 yds/25 oz as­sorted scrap col­ors (CC) (each 2-row stripe re­quires ap­prox­i­mately 24 yds) • Size J/10/6mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle GAUGE 12 dc = 4 inches; 15 rows = 4 inches PAT­TERN NOTES Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. To change col­ors, work to last stitch of row, insert hook in last stitch, yarn over, draw loop through (2 loops on hook), yarn over with new color and draw through both loops on hook. Do not fas­ten off main color, but carry loosely up edge of work. SPECIAL STITCHES Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

Shell: Work 3 dc in un­worked front lp of next st 3 rows be­low, sk next 3 sts of cur­rent row. (Counts as 3 sts for st count.)

AFGHAN Row 1 (RS): With MC, ch 150, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch across, turn. (149 sts) Row 2: With MC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change color (see Pat­tern Notes) to CC in last st, turn.

Row 3: With CC, ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, *sc in back lp (see

Stitch Guide) of next st**, sc in each of next 11 sts, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sc in each of last 2 sts, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, change to MC in last st, turn.

Row 5: With MC, ch 1, sc in first st, * shell (see Special

Stitches)**, sc in each of next 9 sts, rep from * end­ing last rep at **, sc in last st, turn.

Row 6: With MC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to next CC in last st, turn.

Row 7: With CC, ch 1, sc in each of first 4 sts, *sc in back lp of next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, sc in back lp of next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * across, sc in last st, turn.

Row 8: With CC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to MC in last st, turn.

Row 9: With MC, ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, *shell, sc in each of next 5 sts, shell, sc in next st, rep from * across, sc in each of last 2 sts, turn.

Row 10: With MC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to next CC in last st, turn.

Row 11: With CC, ch 1, sc in each of first 6 sts, *sc in back lp of next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, sc in back lp of next st**, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sc in last 6 sts, turn.

Row 12: With CC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to MC in last st, turn.

Row 13: With MC, ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sts, *shell, sc in next st, shell, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * across, turn.

Row 14: With MC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to next CC in last st, turn.

Row 15: With CC, ch 1, sc in each of first 8 sts, *sc in back lp of next st**, sc in each of next 11 sts, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sc in each of next 8 sts, turn.

Row 16: With CC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to MC in last st, turn.

Row 17: With MC, ch 1, sc in each of first 7 sts, *shell**, sc in each of next 9 sts, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sc in each of last 7 sts, turn.

Row 18: With MC, ch 1, sc in each st across, change to next CC in last st, turn.

Rows 19 & 20: Rep rows 11 and 12. Rows 21 & 22: Rep rows 13 and 14. Rows 23 & 24: Rep rows 7 and 8. Rows 25 & 26: Rep rows 9 and 10. Rows 27–222: (Rep rows 3–26) 8 times, then rep rows 3–6. Fas­ten off af­ter last row. BOR­DER Rnd 1: Sc join (see Special

Stitches) MC in end of first row at lower right cor­ner, 2 sc in same st, [sc in next MC row, *sc in each of next 2 CC rows, sc in next MC row**, sk next MC row,

rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, 3 sc in last row], sc in each st across top edge to last st, 3 sc in last st of row, rep be­tween [ ], sc in each st across bot­tom edge, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first st. Rnds 2 & 3: Ch 1, *sc in each st to cor­ner**, 3 sc in cor­ner st, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. Fas­ten off af­ter last rnd. CW

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