Circle Afghan (Crochet)
- Lion Brand® Homespun® Thick & Quick® Yarn – Claret (A; 2 Skeins), Lagoon (B; 2 Skeins), Pearls (C; 2 Skeins), Edwardian (D; 1 Skein) or Colors of Choice
- Lion Brand® Crochet Hook, Size P-15 (10mm)
- Lion Brand® Stitch Markers
- Lion Brand® Large-eyed Blunt Needle
Size of Finished Diameter: About 55"(139.5cm)
Gauge: Rnds 1 and 2 = about 5½" (14cm) diameter; Be sure to check your gauge.
When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to match the gauge, try using as smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
Work 3 rnds with A, 3rnds with B, 3 rnds with C, 3 rnds with D, 3 rnds with B, 3 rnds with A, and 3rnds with C.
1. Afghan is worked in continuous rnds, do not turn at ends of rnds.
2. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.
3. In this pattern, the beg ch-3 always counts as a dc.
With A, ch4, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc in this rnd and in all following rnds), work 11 dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st,*dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; rep from *around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 36 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 48 sts.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 60sts. Change to B.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, place a marker in last dc made, *dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st, place a marker in last dc made; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 72 sts.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, *dc in each dc to marked st, 2 dc in marked st, move marker to last dc made; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 84 sts.
Rnds 8-21: Rep Rnd 7, continuing to change color following Color Sequence - 252 sts when Rnd 21 has been completed.
Rnd 1: From RS, join D with a sl st anywhere along outside edge of Afghan. Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around outside edge of Afghan, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
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