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Rings & Things Afghan

Click here for larger image.Design by Leshia Tweddle

Skill Level

Easy

Finished Size

52 x 75 inches

Materials

  • Red Heart Soft Yarn medium (worsted) weight yarn (5 oz/256 yds/140g per skein):
    • 4 skeins each #2515 turquoise, #4420 guacamole and #9518 teal
  • Berroco Bonsai medium (worsted) weight yarn (1 3/4 oz/77 yds/50g per skein):
    • 4 skeins #4121 raku brown
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge

1 oval = 2 x 2 1/2 inches

Pattern Notes

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of double crochet rounds counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Instructions

Strip

Make 7 each turquoise, guacamole and teal.

Foundation Row: Ch 6, dtr in 6th ch from hook (oval), *ch 9, dtr in 6th ch from hook (oval), rep from * 28 times, turn. (30 ovals)

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 11 dc in sp formed by next dtr, *sk next ch, sl st in next ch, sk next ch, 12 dc in sp formed by next dtr, rep from * across, on opposite side of foundation row, 12 dc in first ch-6 sp, **sk next ch, sl st in next ch, sk next ch, 12 dc in next ch-6 sp, rep from ** to beg ch-3, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off.

Assembly

Referring to assembly diagram for color placement, arrange Strips. With brown, make slip knot on hook, insert hook in 6th dc on first oval of first Strip and in 6th dc on first oval on 2nd Strip, join, ch 1, insert hook in next dc on first oval of first Strip and in next dc on 2nd Strip and join, ch 8, working across Strips, rep joining process in 6th and 7th dc on rem ovals on Strips. Fasten off.

Join rem Strips in same manner.

Assembly Diagram

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