Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
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bernat® blanket™ crochet gingham plaid afghan

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 5-Bernat® Blanket™ Yarn - Vintage White and 4-Bernat® Blanket™ Yarn - Dark Grey 

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 52" x 64"

GAUGE: 6 sc and 7 rows = 4"
 
 
INSTRUCTIONS:
Blanket: With A, ch 105.

1st row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. (52 hdc and 51 ch-1 sps). Turn.

2nd row: Ch 1. *1 splhdc in next st. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last st. 1 splhdc in last st. Turn.
 
Rep last row 4 times more. Break A.
With B, rep 2nd row 6 times. Break B.
With A, rep 2nd row 6 times. Break A.
Rep last 12 rows for Stripe Pat 8 times more. (114 rows in total have been worked).
 
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
 
Vertical Surface Sl St Rows: Beg with A, working from bottom to top edge, surface sl st in each ch-1 sp of every row. Fasten off.
 
Create vertical stripes by alternating 3 sl st rows with A and 3 sl st rows with B across width of Blanket, as shown in photo.  
Step 2
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
Splhdc = Split half double crochet: work hdc between ‘legs’ of st (splitting st) instead of through top loops
Sl st = Slip Stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Surface Sl st = Holding working yarn at back of work, insert hook in first ch-1 sp. Draw up a loop. Insert hook into next ch-1 sp. Yoh and pull loop through to front of work and onto hook. Draw loop through loop on hook.
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook
 
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 5
    Item # 10345819 
    $9.99
    • Color: Vintage White
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Vintage White
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Vintage White
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 4
    Item # 10345854 
    $9.99
    ea.
    • Color: Dark Grey
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Dark Grey
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Dark Grey
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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  • 809187850
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10248697 
    $3.49
    • Size: P / 11.5mm
    • Size: P / 11.5mm
    • Size: P / 11.5mm
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