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bernat® blanket™ hourglass crochet afghan

Crochet a lovely patterned throw – like this cozy hourglass afghan! We’ll show you how to make it with Bernat® Blanket™, a super-bulky and super-soft yarn that’s perfect for any blanket, throw or afghan. Just take a look below to find a free pattern and all the supplies you’ll need!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 52" x 57" [132 x 144.5 cm]

GAUGE: 8 sts and 5 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pat; save time and check your gauge

NOTES:

  • This afghan is worked over a multiple of 5 ch + 1.
  • Afghan is worked lengthwise; Rows 3-6 form the hourglass pattern.
  • When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed.


INSTRUCTIONS:

With A, ch 116.

Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. *1 dc in each of next 5 ch. 1 sc in each of next 5 ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 115 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1. *1 scbl in each of next 5 sts. 1 dcbl in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last 5 sts. 1 scbl in each of next 5 sts. Join B. Break A. Turn.

Row 3: With B, ch 2 (counts as first dc). 1 dcbl in each of next 4 sts. *1 scbl in each of next 5 sts. 1 dcbl in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Row 4: As Row 3. Join A. Break B. Turn

Row 5: With A, ch 1. *1 scbl in each of next 5 sts. 1 dcbl in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last 5 sts. 1 scbl in each of next 5 sts. Turn

Row 6: As Row 5. Join B. Break A. Turn.

The last 4 rows form hourglass pat.

Cont in hourglass pat until work from beg measures approx 52" [132 cm], ending on a Row 6 of pat. Fasten off. Weave in tails and trim away excess yarn.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximate(ly)

Beg = Beginning

Ch = Chains(s)

Cont = Continue(ity)

Contrast A = Vapor Gray       

Contrast B = Whipped Cream

Dc = Double Crochet

Dcbl = Double Crochet in Back Loop Only

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Scbl = Single Crochet in Back Loop Only

St(s) = Stitch(es)

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