WHITE CHRISTMAS Snowdrift Afghan Rena V. Stevens Design by Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-2 at beginning of row counts as a stitch unless otherwise stated. Chain-1 at beginning of row counts as a stitch unless otherwise stated. 2 sk next ch, sc in next 3 chs] across to last 6 chs, ch 2, sk next ch, sc in last 5 chs, turn. (counts as 1 st), INTERMEDIATE FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximately 46 inches across x 57 inches long (ch-2 turning ch, 131 sc, 42 ch-2 sps) (see Special Row 2 (RS): Trtr MATERIALS around sk foundation ch below first ch-2 sp, place marker in top of st just made, sc in next 2 sc, place marker around post of last sc made, sc in next sc, [trtr around sk foundation ch of next ch-2 sp, sc in next ch sp and in next 2 sc] across to last ch-2 sp, ( in marked turning ch sp, reCh 2, dc in next dc, sk next 2 move this marker, sc in last ch-2 sp, hdc, dc in next dc, ch 2. sc in next sc, place marker around post of sc just made, sc in last 2 sc, sk previously worked turning ch, turn. (42 trtr, 130 sc, 1 dtr) Stitches) • Premier Yarns Everyday Worsted medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (4 oz/203 yds/113g per ball): 11 balls #01 snow white Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Tapestry needle Stitch markers SPECIAL STITCHES Triple treble crochet (trtr): Yo 4 times, insert hook as indicated, pull up a lp, (yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) 5 times. • dtr see Stitch Snowflake bottom (flake bottom): • • Guide) GAUGE Snowflake top (flake top): Sk next ch-2 sp, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, sk next dc and ch-2 sp. 12 dc = 4 inches Gauge is not critical for this project. Right edge stitch (rt edge st): Row 3: Ch 2 (see Pattern Notes), Bptr around 3rd st from end of row 2 rows below. dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 2 sc, dc in next 5 sts, *hdc in next 2 sts**, dc in next 2 sc, rep from * across to last 11 sts, ending last rep at **, dc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, dc in top of marked last st, around marked post of sc below, remove these 2 markers, turn. (174 sts) Ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, work PATTERN NOTES Markers are used to facilitate hook placement. Move only as instructed. Left edge stitch (left edge st): Fptr around 3rd st from end of row 2 rows below. (see Stitch Guide) Top stitch (top st): bptr (see Stitch Guide) A E Insert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp (2 lps on hook), yo 4 times; working in front of row insert into next unworked st 2 rows below, yo, pull up a lp, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] 5 times (2 lps on hook), place marker in last lp pulled onto hook, yo, pull through last 2 lps on hook, ch 1, sc in 2 strands of marked lp, remove marker. Row 4: flake bottom (see Special Stitch es), dc in next 3 dc, *ch 2, dc in next dc, sk next 2 hdc, dc in next dc, rep from * across to last 11 sts, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, work flake bottom, dc in next 3 dc; working in front of rows, ( around marked post of sc 2 rows below, remove marker, turn. (42 ch-2 sps, 92 dc, 1 fpdtr, 1 ch-2 turning ch) F BB fpdtr see Stitch Guide) C G AFGHAN Row 5: flake top Ch 2, dc in first 3 dc, work ( dc in next 3 dc, sk next ch-2 sp, [(dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, sk next dc and ch-2 sp] across to next 3-dc group, dc in next 3 dc, work flake top, dc D see Special Stitches), Ch 175 loosely. Sc in 3rd ch from hook, place marker in ch-2 turning sp just made, sc in next 2 chs, [ch Row 1 (WS): Triple Treble Crochet Continued on page 106 66 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS
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