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Whimsical Autumn Afghan Mystery CAL… Week 7!!

Whimsical Autumn Afghan Mystery CAL… Week 7!!

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Wow.. This is flying by! Week 7 of our Whimsical Autumn Afghan is heading to the final rounds.. This week we complete our last 5 squares! You will now have a total of 35 squares in 4 different styles!

Next week we will begin the joining process.. That is when you will see your beautiful project start to really look like the Whimsical Autumn Afghan and finish just in time for Thanksgiving!


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Let’s start the last 5 squares for week 7!

This week we are making 5 more of the 4th style square… Once again, all 5 are in new color schemes…. You will end up with 12 of these traditional squares!

Yarn Colors ~ 

A – Claret B – Gold(or Sunflower) C – Ocean D – Deep Purple(or Deep Violet)

Stitches ~

St – Stitch   Sp – Space    Sl St – Slip Stitch    Ch – Chain    Sc – Single Crochet Dc – Double Crochet

Gauge ~ 

3″x 3″ = 9 dc x 5 rows of Double Crochet – I recommend doing a gauge swatch to help assure your afghan turns out approximately the same size as designed .

Size ~

9″ x 9″ each square – Finished Afghan approx. 48″ x 66″


Let’s start with Square Style 4

Make 5 of the following squares in the following color sequences–Changing colors each round:

1. B D C A B D C

2. C B A D C B A

3. C A B D C A B

4. D B A C D B A

5. D C A B D C A

Round 1: Ch 4, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 2, 3 dc in same sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 2, join with sl st to the top of beginning ch. = 4-ch 2 sp & 4-3dc groups Finish off

Round 2: Turn, join new color with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), (2dc, ch 2, 3dc) in sp, *ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 4-ch2 sp, 4-ch1 sp & 8-3dc groups Finish off

Round 3: Turn, join new color with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch 2 sp, *ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch 2 sp, 8- ch 1sp & 12-3dc groups Finish Off

Round 4: Turn, join new color with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3dc) in same ch 2 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4- ch 2 sp, 12- ch 1 sp & 16 – 3 dc groups Finish off

Round 5: Turn, join new color with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch 2 sp, *ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch 2 sp, 16-ch 1 sp &20 3dc groups Finish off

Round 6: Turn, join new color with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3dc) in same ch 2 sp, *ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1(3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch 2 sp, 20-ch 1 sp & 24 3dc groups Finish off

Round 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st and 3 sc in each ch 2 sp(corner) around, Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 104 sc Finish Off

That’s it for this week! So many beautiful squares!!

You will want to block your squares in to shape.. I did mine as they were finished using the wet method on blocking squares…

All 35 squares done… Not in the order of joining.. That will be posted next week

Meet me back here next week for Week 8, I hope you are loving your 35 squares.. I love mine and can’t wait to see how all of our mystery afghans turn out!!

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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