Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® 5½ Hour Afghan
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Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® 5½ Hour Afghan

This beautiful afghan takes only 5½ hours to complete, for a lifetime of enjoyment!
Designed by Lion Brand® Yarn Company
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Yarn
    Color A: 5 Balls of #123 Beige
    Color B: 5 Balls of #099 Linen
    Color C: 5 Balls of #134 Terra Cotta
  • Lion Brand® Crochet Hook size Q-19 (15mm)
  • Cardboard Piece, 11-inch (28cm)

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Finished Size
Approximately 45-inches x 60-inches [114.5 x 152.5cm], not including fringe.

Step: 2

Throw is worked with 1 strand of each color of yarn held together.

Step: 3

3 V-sts + 4 rows = 6-inches (15cm) in pattern with 3 strands of yarn held together. Be sure to check your gauge.

Step: 4

With 1 strand each of A, B & C held together, ch 67.

Step: 5

Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, dc in same ch (V-st made), *sk 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made); repeat from * to last 2 ch, sk 1 ch, dc in last ch.

Step: 6

Rows 2-39: Ch 3, turn, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch-1 space across, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch.

Step: 7

Fasten off.

Step: 8


Step: 9

Side Edging
From Right Side, with 1 strand each of A, B and C held together, work 1 row of single crochet evenly spaced on side edge of Afghan. Repeat on opposite side edge. Weave in ends.

Step: 10

Wrap yarn around cardboard. Cut strands at one end. For each Fringe, hold 3 strands of each yarn (9 strands total) together and fold in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of piece, forming a loop. Pull ends of Fringe through this loop and tighten. Make Fringe along both ends of Afghan. Trim Fringe evenly.

Step: 11

ch = chain
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)


For a neat finish, weave in each yarn end separately.