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
- 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)
Approximately 45-inches x 60-inches [114.5 x 152.5cm], not including fringe.
Throw is worked with 1 strand of each color of yarn held together.
3 V-sts + 4 rows = 6-inches (15cm) in pattern with 3 strands of yarn held together. Be sure to check your gauge.
With 1 strand each of A, B & C held together, ch 67.
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.
Rows 2-39: Ch 3, turn, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch-1 space across, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch.
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.
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.
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.