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ABBREVIATIONS: beg—begin(ning); ch—chain; dc—double crochet; st(s)—stitch(es); tch—turning chain; yo—yarn over
SIZE: 35" (89 cm) wide x 40" (101.5 cm) long
- Boye® crochet hook US size Q (15.75 mm)
- 6 super bulky yarn: Approximately 300 yd (274 m) color A and 250 yd (228 m) color B
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GAUGE: 6.5 sts x 6 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stitch pattern. Different yarn brands may vary. Take time to check your gauge.
Dc3tog (double crochet 3 together): Yo, insert hook into st or ch and pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, (yo, insert hook into next st or ch and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops) two times, yo and pull through remaining 4 loops on hook.
NOTES: Pattern Repeat = 14 sts + 2. To make afghan larger or smaller increase or decrease in 14 st multiples. Slide each st up to the full circumference of the hook to maintain gauge.
With A, ch 58.
Row 1: 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 3 dc),*dc in next 3 ch, dc3tog twice, dc in next 3 ch, [3 dc in next ch] twice, rep from * ending last rep with 3 dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, (counts as dc), 2 dc in first st, *dc in next 3 sts, dc3tog twice, dc in next 3 sts, (3 dc in next st) twice, rep from * ending last rep with 3 dc in top of tch, turn. Cut A.
With color B, repeat Row 2 two times. Cut color B. Continue to alternate two rows of Color A and two rows of color B for 26 rows or until desired length and ending with two rows of color A.
Weave in all ends.