Wow… Amazing! Week 5 already and our Afghans are really taking shape!! This has been a wonderful week,,, I am celebrating my 1 year blogversary,,, Released a New Free Crochet Pattern~Winter’s Twist Headband and Having a great time with our CAL!!! Thanks so much for joining me here and Loving Crochet!!!
So here we go… Week 5 CAL Afghan Pattern…
*Tip~ You will want to make sure that you have the same number of stitches Top/Bottom and Right/Left.
*Tip~ You will continue working your afghan turning the work after each row.
*Tip~ For Row 16 it will be very important that each side of your afghan has an “even” amount of stitches between the corner spaces… This with be necessary for week 6 to turn out correctly!!
*Puff Stitch~ YO, insert hook in stitch, pull up loop, *YO, Insert hook in same stitch, Pull up loop*, Repeat 2 more times, Yo and draw yarn through all 9 loops. You will be Sc in the next stitch to lock in the Puff Stitch.
Row 12: With Right Side facing, Join your neutral yarn with Sl St to any corner space. Ch 3(Counts as Dc), 2 Dc, Ch 2, 3 Dc all in the same corner space. *Dc in the next stitch and each stitch across to the next corner space, 3 Dc, Ch 2, 3 Dc in corner space*. Repeat * * around. Join with Sl St to beginning Ch 3. finish off.
Row 13: Turn, With Wrong Side Facing, Join contrasting color with Sl St to any corner, Sc in next 2 stitches (Not in corner), [*Puff St, Sc 3*, Repeat * * across to corner, 5 Sc in corner space, Sc in next 2 stitches], Repeat [ ] around. Join with Sl St to beginning Sc. Finish Off. Make sure you have the same number of Puff Stitches Top/Bottom & Right/Left.
Row 14: Turn, With Right Side Facing, Join with new color in any stitch. Ch 3, Dc across to corner stitch (Middle stitch of 5 corner Sc), *Dc,Ch 2, Dc all in the corner stitch, Dc across to next corner*, Repeat * * around to beginning Ch 3. Join with Sl St to beginning Ch 3. Finish Off.
Row 15: Repeat Row 13
Row 16: Turn, With Right Side Facing, Join with neutral color to any stitch. Ch 3 *Dc across to Corner Stitch (3rd Sc of 5 corner Sc), Skip Corner Stitch, Ch 2, Dc in next St*, Repeat * * around. Join to beginning Ch 3. Finish Off. **Make sure each side of your afghan has even amounts of Dc… See Tips**
Congratulations… Another Week done and your afghan is looking wonderful!!