WOODSY ARGYLE AFGHAN
Rep row 2 until 7 rows are completed. Last row: [ Insert hook in next vertical bar, yo, draw up a lp and draw through st on hook] across until 1 lp rem, fasten off.
Joining Panels With crochet hook and off- white, beg at bottom, with WS facing, hold 2 Panels tog and working through both Panels, sl st through inner lps ( diamond points must line up straight across) and continue to sl st tog to top edge, fasten off. Continue to sl st rem Panels tog until all 5 are joined, using care to line up properly or the Topstitching will not work.
Topstitching With washable marker, using chart as a guide, mark bars to ensure proper placement of Topstitching. With crochet hook and variegated, leaving 3- inch length at beg to be woven in later, ch 1, * sl st in 7th bar from point on side of diamond on right Panel, continue from * to seam and then up to 7th bar from point of diamond on the left Panel, continue to seam and down to last st on diamond before beg st. Rep Topstitching around edges.
Border Rnd 1: With crochet hook, join ( see Pattern Notes) variegated in any center corner st, ch 1, sc in end of each row along sides, working 3 sc in each corner, sc across ends, working sc dec ( see Stitch Guide) over next 2 sts evenly sp on each Panel twice ( 10 dec total each end), join in beg sc. Fasten off.
Fringe Row 1: With crochet hook, join variegated in center sc of corner, working across end of Afghan [ch 15, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each rem ch across, sl st in each of next 2 sc of rnd 1 of Border] across, ending in center sc of next corner, fasten off. Rep Fringe on opposite end of Afghan.