Painted Turtle Afghan

Ridged hexagon motifs formed by back-post double crochet are single crochet seamed together to create a fabulously textured afghan. Easy and portable, this makes a great travel project.

Designer Edie Eckman
Finished Size: About 46″ wide and 60″ long.
Yarn: Cascade 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool; 220 yd [201 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #841 medium green (MC), 10 balls; #850 light green (A) and #822 orange (B), 2 balls each.
Hook: Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: Rnds 1–7 = 6″ from side to side; completed motif = about 10″ from side to side.

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