Annie's Crochet World Autumn 2019 : 2019-09-01

Merry & Bright : 78 : 78

Merry & Bright

MERRY & BRIGHT Dancing Snowflake Afghan Margret Willson Design by INTERMEDIA­TE Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, sc in each st across, fasten off, turn. hook through back 2 lps of 4th ch of next ch-7 lp, sc in next st**, sc in each of next 3 sc, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of last 2 sc, fasten off, turn. Sc join white in first st, sc in each of next 4 sts, *sc in next st and through ch-7 lp on RS of row**, sc in each of next 9 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of last 5 sc, turn. FINISHED MEASUREMEN­TS Row 3 (RS): Sc join (see Special 51 inches wide x 62 inches long turquoise in first st, sc in each of next 4 sts, ch 1, sk next st, [sc in each of next 9 sts, ch 1, sk next st] 16 times, sc in each of next 5 sts, turn. Stitches) MATERIALS (171 sc) • Universal Yarn Uptown Worsted medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/180 yds/100g per skein): 12 skeins #302 white glow 4 skeins each #314 lime and #316 turquoise 3 skeins #312 race car red Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Tapestry needle Row 10 (WS): (154 sc, 17 ch-1 sps) Row 4 (WS): Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in each of next 2 sts, ch 1, sk next st**, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of last 2 sts, turn. (171 sc) Row 11 (RS): Ch 1, sc in each st across, fasten off, turn. Sc join red in first st, ch 1, sk next st, [ in next st, ch 1, sk next st] across to last st, sc in last st, fasten off, do not turn. • (171 sc) • Row 12 (WS): (137 sc, 34 ch-1 sps) puff st (see GAUGE Row 5 (RS): Ch 1, sc in each sc and each ch-1 sp across, fasten off, do not turn. Special Stitches) 7 sc = 2 inches; 10 rows = 2 inches (171 sc) (84 puff sts, 85 ch-1 sps, 2 sc) Row 6 (RS): Sc join white in first st, sc in each of next 4 sts, *sl st in next st, keeping last lp of each st on hook (2 tr in sk st 3 sts back and 3 rows below, 2 tr in sk st 4 rows below, 2 tr in sk st 3 sts forward and 3 rows below), yo, draw through all 7 lps on hook, ch 1 sl st in same st as last sl st, (ch 7, sl st through eye into same st) 3 times**, sc in each of next 9 sc, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of next 5 sts, fasten off, do not turn. PATTERN NOTES Row 13 (RS): Sc join white in first st, *working in ch-1 sp, in sk st 2 rows Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Lsc (see Special Stitches) (see Stitch Guide) fpsc below**, in next puff st, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in last st, turn. SPECIAL STITCHES (85 Lsc, 84 fpsc, 2 sc) (eye Single crochet join (sc join): of snowflake), Rows 14–253: [Rep rows 2–13 consecutiv­ely] 20 times. Rep rows 2–11. At the end of row 263, fasten off. Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook. [Insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw lp through, yo] 3 times, draw through all 6 lps on hook. Rows 254–263: Puff stitch (puff st): (17 BORDER snowflakes, 154 sc) Rnd 1 (RS): Sc join white in end of row at lower right corner, 2 sc in same st, *sc in each of next 2 rows, [sk next row, sc in each of next 3 rows, sk next row, sc in each of next 7 rows] 21 times, sk next row, sc in each of next 3 rows, sk next row, sc in each of next 2 rows, 3 sc in corner*, working across top of afghan, sc in each st across, 3 sc in corner st, rep from * to * in rows down side edge of afghan, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each st across, Row 7 (RS): Sc join lime in first st, sc in each of next 4 sc, *ch 1, sk snowflake**, sc in each of next 9 sc, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of next 5 sc, turn. Long single crochet (Lsc): Insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a lp to height of current row, yo, draw through both lps on hook. (154 sc, 17 ch-1 sps) AFGHAN Row 8 (WS): Ch 1, sc in each st and each ch-1 sp across, turn. Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sc, *insert hook through back 2 lps of 4th ch of next ch-7 lp, sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sc, sk 2nd ch-7 lp of snowflake, insert (171 sc) Row 1 (RS): With white, ch 172, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. Row 9 (RS): (171 sc) join (see 78 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS

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