RED HEART® Soft Yarn Flower Tiles Afghan
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RED HEART® Soft Yarn Flower Tiles Afghan


Make this throw in the vibrant shades we’ve shown, or choose colors that complement your home. You’ll love the soft smoothness of this yarn!
Designed by Mary Jane Protus
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • RED HEART® Soft Yarn:
  • Color A: 2 Balls of #4601 Off White
  • Color B: 4 Balls of #9344 Chocolate
  • Color C: 3 Balls of #9779 Berry
  • Color D: 3 Balls of #9522 Leaf
  • Color E: 3 Balls of #9218 Teal
  • Color F: 3 Balls of #9275 Paprika
  • Crochet Hook: 6.5mm (US K-101/2)
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Gauge
Motif = 7-inches squares.


Step: 2

Project Note
To join yarn with a dc: With slip knot on hook, yo, insert hook in st, yo and pull up a lp, [yo and pull through 2 lps] twice. Work 35 Motifs—9 Motifs each with C, D and E and 8 Motifs with F. Instructions are for C Motif. Changes for D, E and F are in parentheses.


Step: 3

Motif
With B ch 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.


Step: 4

Rnd 1(RS): Ch 1, work 8 sc into ring; join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.


Step: 5

Rnd 2:Join A with a dc in any st; pc in same st, ch 3, * pc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * 6 times; join with a slip st in first pc; fasten off - 8 pc.


Step: 6

Rnd 3: Join C (D, E, F) in any ch-3 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, * 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next sp - corner made, rep from * twice, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in beg ch-2 sp, join with a slip st in third ch of beg ch-5, 9 dc on each side.


Step: 7

Rnd 4: Slip st in ch-2 sp, ch 5, (dc, ch 1, dc) in same sp, ch 1, sk next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc] 4 times, * (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc] 4 times; rep from * around, dc, ch 1 in beg ch-2 sp, join with a slip st in third ch of beg ch-5.


Step: 8

Rnd 5: Slip st in ch-2 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp, 2 dc in each ch-1 sp to corner ch-2 sp, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, 2 dc in each ch-1 sp across to corner, rep from * around, join with a slip st in third ch of beg ch-3; fasten off - 18 dc on each side.


Step: 9

Rnd 6: Join A in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 sp, sc in each of next 5 dc, * dtr in middle dc of 3-dc group in Row 3, sk next dc on Row 5, sc in each of next 2 dc on Row 5, (tr, ch 1, tr) into same middle dc of 3-dc group in Row 3, sk next 2 dc on Row 5, sc in each of next 2 dc on Row 5, dtr into same middle dc of 3-dc group in Row 3, sk next dc on Row 5, sc in each of next 5 dc on Row 5; rep from * around, join with a slip st in first sc.


Step: 10

Rnd 7: Slip st in ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp, * [sk 3 sc, 3 dc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 dc in dtr, sk 2 sc and tr, 3 dc in ch-1 sp bet 2 tr, sk 2 sc, 3 dc in dtr, sk 2 sc, 3 dc in next sc, sk 3 sc **, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp] 3 times; rep from * to ** once more, join with a slip st in third ch of beg ch-3; fasten off.


Step: 11

Rnd 8: Join B with a slip st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, [sc in sp bet 3-dc groups, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next dc] 6 times; rep from * around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.


Step: 12

Assembly
Arrange motifs as desired and join using B on WS.


Step: 13

Vertical Seams: Using B, beg at lower right edge of afghan, with RS of Motifs to be joined facing, join yarn with a slip st through both Motifs in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, * [ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp of both Motifs] 14 times, ch 1, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, do not fasten off, holding next 2 Motifs with RS facing, sc in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * across all Motifs in row; fasten off. Continue to join all Motifs in vertical rows. Horizontal Seams: Join horizontal seams in same manner.


Step: 14

Border
Rnd 1: Join B with a slip st in ch-2 sp of any corner, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 corner sp, ch 1, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] 12 times, * sc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in ch-2 sp of next Motif, ch 1, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] 12 times **; rep from * to ** to corner ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 corner sp; rep around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.


Step: 15

Rnd 2: Join A in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, * (sc, ch 3, sc) in ch-2 sp, ch 3, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3] across to next ch-2 sp, rep from * across to next corner ch-2 sp, rep around, join with a slip st in first sc, slip st in ch-2 sp.


Step: 16

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, [sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1] across to next corner ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join with a slip st in first sc.


Step: 17

Rnd 4: Slip st in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 3, * sc in corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, [sc in sc, ch 3] across to corner ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.


Step: 18

Special Abbreviations
pc (popcorn stitch): Work 4 dc in same sc, drop lp from hook, insert hook in the top of first st, pull dropped lp through st.
dtr (double-treble): Yo 3 times, insert hook in specified st, yo and pull up a lp, [yo and pull through 2 lps on hook] 4 times.


Step: 19

Abbreviations
A, B, etc. = color A, B, etc.
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet; sp(s) = space
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble crochet
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified


Tips

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

Make sure to check gauge to ensure good results.