Flower Afghan

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Size 47 inches x 70 inches

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED
22 ozs. Black and 3 ozs. each of 21 Assorted Colors.

Each motif measures about 2 ¼ inches.

672 motifs, 21 x 32 are required for afghan.

Plastic crochet hook No. 5 or G.

FLOWER: With any Color ch 2, 8 s c in 2nd st from hook, join.

Next Row. Ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, leaving last loop of each st on hook, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 4, sl st in same space, sl st in next s c, repeat from beginning 7 times (8 petals) , cut yarn.

With Black, join in center of any petal, ch 5, s c in center of next petal, * ch 5, sl st in top of s c just made for picot (corner), ch 5, s c in next petal, ch 5, s c in next petal, repeat from * twice, ch 5, sl st in top of last s c just made, ch 5, join in 1st petal, cut yarn.

Work another motif in same manner, joining in last row as follows: with Black join in center of any petal, ch 5, s c in next petal, ch 2, s c in 3rd st of corner loop of 1st motif, ch 2, sl st in top of s c of 2nd motif, * ch 2, sl st in 3rd st of corresponding loop of 1st motif, ch 2, s c in next petal, repeat from * once, ch 2, sl st in 3rd st of corresponding loop of 1st motif, ch 2, sl st in top of s c of 2nd motif, complete motif same as 1st motif. Join 3rd motif to 2nd motif in same manner. Join all motifs in same manner having 32 motifs of same Color in each row.

EDGE: With Black, join in 3rd st of any loop to right of corner, s c in same space, ch 4, s c in center st of corner loop, ch 3, sl st in top of s c just made, ch 4, s c in center st of next loop, * ch 3, d c in next s c, ch 3, sl st in top of d c just made, ch 3, s c in center st of next loop, ch 3, d c between next joining of motifs, ch 3, s c in top of d c just made, ch 3, s c in center st of next loop, repeat from * all around, working all corners same as 1st corner.


Other great patterns from New and Old Afghans, Star Book 112:

Crochet Patterns

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Charleston Garden Afghan
Chevron Afghan
Flower Afghan
Large Check Afghan
Shell Stitch Afghan
Star Stitch Afghan
Victorian Afghan

Knitting Patterns

Cable Afghan
Striped Afghan

Comments

The instructions for joining are found in the second to last paragraph above.