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Big Granny Square Afghan

Lion Brand® Homespun® - Chenille Thick & Quick®

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Pattern Number: 10207
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
52 inches x 52 inches
PUBLISHED IN:  Crafts, Crochet Fantasy, Crochet! Magazine, Knit It!, Michael's Create

CORRECTIONS: None

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MATERIALS QTY ALT QTY
 · 
790-343 Homespun Yarn: Romanesque DISCONTINUED 6  
 · 
950-098 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Antique White DISCONTINUED (A) 3  
 · 
950-153 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Black DISCONTINUED (B) 3  
 · 
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm) 1  
 · 
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm) 1  
 · 
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  

Color (A)
Homespun®

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Color (B)
Chenille Thick & Quick®

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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions


Color (C)
Chenille Thick & Quick®

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Homespun®
Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra
Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra
Regency Baroque Waterfall Barrington Nouveau Windsor  Delft Quartz
Regency Baroque Waterfall Barrington Nouveau Windsor Delft Quartz
Montana Sky Candy Apple Harvest Barley Cream   Fiesta
Montana Sky Candy Apple Harvest Barley Cream Fiesta
Chenille Thick & Quick®
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.

Big Granny Square Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Chenille Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

Rnd 1 should measure 3" x 3" (8.25 cm) using larger hook and 2 strands of Homespun.
8 sts = 4" (10 cm); 4 rnds border = 4" with smaller hook and 1 strand Chenille Thick & Quick. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

AFGHAN
With larger hook and 2 strands Homespun, ch 3. Slip st to join to form ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, (ch 3, work 3 dc in ring) 3 times, ch 3, slip st to top of first ch-3.
Rnd 2 Slip st over dcs to ch-3 corner, ch 3 (this counts as first dc), work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same corner ch-3 space, [ch 1, work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 corner space] 3 times, ch 1, slip st to top of first ch-3.
Rnd 3 Slip st over dcs to ch-3 corner, ch 3 (this counts as first dc), work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same corner ch-3 space, [ch 1, *work 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1**, work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 corner space] 3 times, ch 1, work 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, slip st to top of first ch-3.

Continue to work in 1 big square, working as for Rnd 3 and rep from * to ** as many times as necessary between corners as square grows until piece measures 34" x 34" (approximately 15 rnds). Fasten off.

BORDER
With smaller hook and 1 strand of A, with RS facing, attach yarn in last join with ch 3 (this counts as first dc), [dc in each dc and ch-1 space to corner, in corner make (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)] around until all four corners are worked, dc in every dc and ch-1 space until end of rnd, slip st to join. Work 3 more rnds dc border with A. Fasten off. Attach B in last join and work 3 rnds as with A. Ch 3, turn. Work 4th rnd border with WS facing, end slip st to join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

TASSEL
Wrap yarn around cardboard and tie as shown.

Cut lower edge of strands and wrap a strand about 1" below tie.

FRINGE
Insert hook through fabric and draw through folded strands.

Insert strands into drawn up loop and tighten.


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