Saturday, 15 June 2013

Wonky Square Afghan–Crochet Pattern Bernat

 

Graphic squares in bold pop colors add a modern touch to this vintage-inspired crocheted afghan. Shown in Waverly for Bernat.

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MEASUREMENTS
Approx 50" [127 cm] square.

MATERIALS
Waverly® for Bernat® (100 g/3.5 oz; 180 m/197 yds)
Contrast A Rays (55611) 2 balls
Contrast B Rosy Pink (55417) 2 balls
Contrast C Bahama Blue (55738) 2 balls
Contrast D Thistle (55320)2 balls
Contrast E Bicycle Blue (55134) 2 balls
Contrast F Vanilla Float (55006) 6 balls
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE
13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm].
Motif = 9 1/2" [20.5 cm] square.

ABBREVIATIONS
www.bernat.com/abbreviations
Approx = Approximately
Ch(s) = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Hdc = Half double crochet
Rep = Repeat(s)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Tr = Treble crochet
Tog = Together
Yoh = Yarn over hook

INSTRUCTIONS
Basic Motif
With Color 1, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join Color 2 with sl st to first sc. Break Color 1. 16 sc.
3rd rnd: With Color 2, ch 3 (counts as dc). (1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 dc in next sc) 3 times. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. Join Color 3 with sl st to top of ch 3. Break Color 2.
4th rnd: With Color 3, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. (1 hdc in next hdc. 1 dc in next sc. 1 tr in next hdc. Ch 4. 1 sc in next in next dc) 3 times. 1 hdc in next hdc. 1 dc in next sc. 1 tr in next hdc. Ch 4. Join with sl st to first sc. Break Color 3.
5th rnd: Join Color 4 with sl st to any tr. Ch 1. [(2 sc. 2 hdc) in next ch-4 sp. 1 dc in next sc. 1 dc in next hdc. 1 tr in next dc. 1 tr in next tr. Ch 4] 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Break Color 4.
6th rnd: Join Color 5 with sl st to top of last tr. Ch 1. [(3 sc. 1 hdc) in next ch-4 sp. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sc. 1 dc in each of next 2 hdc. 1 dc in next dc. 1 tr in next dc. 1 tr in each of next 2 tr. Ch 4] 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Break Color 5.
7th rnd: Join Color 1 with sl st to top of last tr. Ch 1. (4 sc in next ch-4 sp. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 1 dc in each of next 2 hdc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 tr in next dc. 1 tr in each of next 3 tr. Ch 4) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Break Color 1.
8th rnd: Join Color 2, with sl st to top of last tr. Ch 1. (4 sc in next ch-4 sp. 1 hdc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. 1 dc in each of next 2 hdc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 1 tr in next dc. 1 tr in each of next 4 tr. Ch 4) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Break Color 2.
9th rnd: Join Color 3 with sl st to top of last tr. Ch 1. (4 sc in next ch-4 sp. 1 hdc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. 1 dc in each of next 2 hdc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 1 tr in each of next 2 dc. 1 tr in each of next 5 tr. Ch 4) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Break Color 3.
10th rnd: Join Color 4 with sl st to top of last ch-4 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). 3 dc in same ch-4 sp. [1 dc in each st to next ch-4 sp. (1 dc. Ch 3. 4 dc) in next ch-4 sp] 3 times. 1 dc in each st to next ch-4 sp. 1 dc in first ch-4 sp. Ch 3. Join Color 5 with sl st to top of ch 3. Break Color 4.
11th rnd: With Color 5, ch 2 (does not count as st). 1 hdc in same sp as sl st. *1 hdc in each st to next ch-3 sp. (2 hdc. Ch 2. 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join Color 1 with sl st to top of first hdc. Break Color 5.
12th rnd: With Color 1, as 11th rnd. Fasten off.
Motif I (make 3)
Work as given for Basic Motif, having Color 1 - A, Color 2 - B, Color 3 - C, Color 4 - D, Color 5 -E.

Motif II (make 2)
Work as given for Basic Motif, having Color 1 - D, Color 2 - E, Color 3 - A, Color 4 - B, Color 5 -C.

Motif III (make 3)
Work as given for Basic Motif, having Color 1 - B, Color 2 - C, Color 3 - D, Color 4 - E, Color 5 -A.

Motif IV (make 2)
Work as given for Basic Motif, having Color 1 - E, Color 2 - A, Color 3 - B, Color 4 - C, Color 5 -D.

Motif V (make 3)
Work as given for Basic Motif, having Color 1 - C, Color 2 - D, Color 3 - E, Color 4 - A, Color 5 -B.

Motif VI (make 12)
With F only, work as given for Basic Motif, omitting all color references.

Following Diagram, sew Motifs tog using Flat seam.

Border: 1st rnd: (RS). Join A with sl st to any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 dc in each st to next ch-2 sp. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch-2 sp. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - dc2tog made. Rep from * to corner ch-2 sp. (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in corner ch-2 sp.* Rep from * to * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join F with sl st to any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). (1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc) in same sp as sl st. *Ch 1. Miss next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. [(1 dc. Ch 1) 3 times 1 dc] in next ch-2 sp.* Rep from * to * twice more. **Ch 1. Miss next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from ** to end of rnd. Ch 1. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join E with sl st to any ch-1 sp except corner ch. Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in same sp as sl st. *Miss next dc. 2 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, working 3 dc in each corner ch-1 sp. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

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