Daisy Afghan Pattern

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Approximate Size: 44" x 60"


Columbia-Minerva Featherweight Knitting Worsted (2 oz skein) - 9 skeins Dark Color and 4 skeins Light Color


Dark Color-Purple
Light Color-White
Dark Color-Turquoise
Light Color-White
Dark Color-Dark Brown
Light Color-Beige

1 "Boye" Crochet Hook "G" (Size 5) and 1 "Hiawatha" blunt end tapestry needle

Gauge: 4 sc to 1 inch; square or flower measures 2 inches

TO MAKE DARK COLOR SQUARE: Starting about 4 inches from end of yarn, ch 10. Row 1-Work 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, then 1 sc in each ch across (8 sts), ch 1, turn. Row 2-1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. Repeat Row 2 seven times more, break yarn and fasten, leaving about 4 inches for sewing.

TO MAKE LIGHT COLOR FLOWER: Ch 4, join in ring with a sl st. Row 1-Work 8 sc in ring. Row 2 -Working around, *work 1 sc in next sc, ch 6 loosely, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, ch 3 loosely, 1 sc in same st, repeat from * around, break yarn and fasten. Make 305 squares and 305 flowers.

TO JOIN: Sew squares to flowers, joining corners of squares first, then drawing the long loop of flowers tog. Place 11 flowers and 10 squares on first row, for width of Afghan and 10 flowers and 11 squares on second row, alternating direction of squares on each row. Repeat these 2 rows until there are 29 rows in all.

BORDER: Starting in corner of one Dark Color square, on right side of Afghan, work 1 row of sc around afghan, working 8 sc in each square, 7 chs across flowers and increasing at each corner of Afghan to keep border flat. Next row work around in same manner, working 1 sc in each ch over flowers. Work 2 more rows around, break yarn and fasten.

Other great patterns from Afghans by Columbia Minerva, Volume 742:

Crochet Patterns

Rose Afghan
Crocheted Striped Afghan
Flower and Fruit Afghan
Crocheted Ripple Afghan
Patchwork Afghan
Daisy Afghan
Two Tone Block Afghan
Black Afghan with Roses
Loop Stitch Motif Afghan

Knitting Patterns

Plaid Afghan
Feather and Fan Afghan
Rosebud Afghan
Red and White Striped Afghan
Blue and White Afghan
Leaf Pattern Afghan
Garter Stitch Afghan
Knitted Striped Afghan