Coral Fizz Afghan

Author

Debbie G.

Introduction

Designed by me, May 1992. I wrote this pattern out in pencil and may not have been too clear. I hadn’t written out a pattern before back then so I hope you can read it. If you have any problems or corrections, please let me know. More pics at…

http://s54.photobucket.com/albums/g111/Emeraldthistle_photos/Emeraldthistle_Crochet_stuff_2008/

Materials List

14 balls (50gms ea) of Coral Fizz by Coates Red Heart Yarn (or your favourite color) and 4 balls (50gms ea) of white Coates Red Heart Yarn.
4.5 mm hook

Yarn needle

Finished Size

Each square = 8×8”, 8 rows = 1square, 1 ball = 4 squares.Finished size: 42” by 52”.

Gauge

none

Notes

none

The Pattern

Stitches used: sc=single chain, dc= double chain, tc= triple chain

Shell stitch: 1 sc in first 2 sc, 4 tc in 1 dc, sc in next 2 sc, 4 tc, and repeat.

Motif: (make 20)
With Coral Fizz ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring
Row 1: ch 3, dc in ring * ch 3 for corner space, 4 dc in ring. Repeat from * twice more. Ch 3, join with sl st to top of ch 3 at beginning of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: * In corner sp make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc in each dc to next corner sp. Repeat from * twice more, in corner sp make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc, dc in each remaining dc. Join to top of ch 3. ch 3 and turn.
Row 3: Dc in next dc until corner, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, and repeat dc till next corner. Repeat and sl st to top of ch 3 at beginning, 3dc and turn.
Rows 4-8: Repeat row 3.

Fasten off.

Border: With white

Attach white. Sc all round, with 3 sc in each corner. Sl st at end and ch 3, dc in each sc all round, with 3 dc in each corner. Fasten off.

Repeat this to each square.

Finishing:
-Join squares into 5 rows of 4 squares. Join with whip st or sc with white. Sc around all 20 squares with 3sc in each corner. Fasten off.
-Attach Coral Fizz, dc all around with 3 dc in each corner. Fasten off.

-With white, shell st all around. Fasten off.

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