Lion Brand® Homespun® Stratford Circle Afghan
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Lion Brand® Homespun® Stratford Circle Afghan


This luscious afghan features deep rich colors in a special round shape.
Designed by Lion Brand®
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Homespun® (Art. #790)
    #408 Wildfire 2 balls (A)
    #410 Herb Garden 2 balls (B)
    #381 Barley 3 balls (C)
    #409 Bourbon 3 balls (D)
    or colors of your choice
  • Lion Brand® Crochet Hook Size N-13 (9mm)
  • Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Size
About 64 in. across (162.5cm)


Step: 2

Gauge
Rnds 1 and 2 = 4 in. (10cm) in diameter. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.


Step: 3

Color Sequence
Work 5 rnds of each color: A, B, C, D, for a total of 40 rnds.


Step: 4

Afghan
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 dc into ring, join with sl st in top of beg ch — 12 sts.


Step: 5

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, join with sl st in top of beg ch — 24 sts.


Step: 6

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.


Step: 7

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.


Step: 8

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 to top of beg ch — 60 sts. Change to color B.


Step: 9

Rnds 6-40: Continue in pattern as established, increasing on every rnd and following color sequence. Fasten off.


Step: 10

Edging
Join A with sl st anywhere along outside edge of Afghan. Work one rnd of sc evenly spaced around Afghan. Join with sl st in first sc and fasten off.


Step: 11

Finishing
Weave in ends.


Step: 12

Abbreviations
beg = beginning
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

You can fasten off at the end of any round to make a smaller size afghan - or keep going to make a larger afghan.