Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Patchwork Motif Afghan

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Patchwork Motif Afghan

Patchwork makes afghans really stand out!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 1 octagon (about 6-1/4 inch) to crochet an afghan that measures approximately 37-1/2 inch x 62-1/2 inch. Be sure to check your gauge. If it takes you less stitches to match the gauge, try using a smaller size needle or hook; if it takes you more stitches, try a larger size needle or hook. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere and the pattern.
  • 2
    Octagon (make 60: 12 each in Colonial Blue, Dusty Green, Dusty Blue, Chocolate, and Linen):
    Ch 5, join with sl st in beg ch to form a ring.
    Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), work 15 more dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 16 dc.
    Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp as join, dc in next dc, *3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 32 dc.
    Rnd 3: Ch 3, *3 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last 3 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 48 dc.
    Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, *3 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * to last 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in last 3 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 64 dc.
    Fasten off.
  • 3
    Square (make 73: 16 each in Colonial Blue and Chocolate, 13 in Dusty Green, 14 each in Dusty Blue and Linen):
    Ch 6, join with sl st in beg ch to form a ring.
    Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), work 19 more dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 20 dc.
    Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc in next 4 dc, *ch 2, sc in next 5 dc; rep from * around, end ch 2; join with sl st in beg sc.
    Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in next 5 sc, 4 sc in next ch-2 space; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg sc – 36 sc.
    Fasten off.
  • 4
    Finishing:
    Arrange motifs as shown in assembly diagram and sew or sl st edges together. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:4 hours

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Colonial Blue 104213506 (3)
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Dusty Green 104213522 (3)
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Chocolate 104213510 (3)
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Linen 104213501 (3)
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size J-10/6.0 mm 104236764
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
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