101 Stitches for Afghans

Afghans are enjoyable to make, comfortable to take advantage of and make marvelous presents! This e-book is a reference software you are going to use for years. you could crochet the a hundred and one afghan sew styles in baby-, sport-, worsted or bulky-weight yarn and use your individual collection of colours. sew styles were conscientiously selected so that they aren't to open-weave, no longer too tough and never too time-consuming.

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Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first half double crochet and chain-1 unless otherwise stated. Special Stitches 38 # Skill Level Materials Yarn: 1 color 46 101 S t i t c h e s f o r A f g h a n s Cluster (cl): Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 3 dc in sp indicated, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook. 2-double crochet cluster (2-dc cl): Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 2 dc in sp indicated, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook. Instructions Foundation ch: Multiple of 10 sts + 3. Row 1 (RS): (Dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in 3rd ch from hook (beg 2 sk chs count as a dc), sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 3, sk next ch, sc in next ch, sk next 3 chs, *[dc, ch 1] 5 times in next ch, dc in same ch, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 3, sk next ch, sc in next ch, sk next 3 chs, rep from * across to last ch, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next st, *ch 3, cl (see Special Stitch) in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next sc and next ch-1 sp, sc in next st, rep from * across to last ch-3 sp, ch 3, keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 4 dc in last ch-3 sp, dc in last sc, yo and draw through all 6 lps on hook, turn. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 3, cl in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, *sk next sc and next ch-1 sp, sc in next st, ch 3, cl in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, rep from * across to last sc, sk last sc and next ch of beg ch-3, sc in next ch, turn.

Cluster (cl): Holding back last lp of each dc on hook, dc in each of 5 sts indicated, yo and draw through all 6 lps on hook. Ending cluster (ending cl): Holding back last lp of each dc on hook, dc in each of 3 chs indicated, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook. 2-back post double crochet cl (2-bpdc cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around each of next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook. 5-back post double crochet cluster (5-bpdc cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, bpdc around each of next 2 dc, around next cl, and around each of next 2 dc, yo and draw through all 6 lps on hook.

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