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35 ozs. various
colors. I have seen this crocheted using scraps--very
4-Ply knitting Worsted
Size "I" crochet hook
13 one-inch safety pins
6 dc = 2 inches: 2 rows
= 1 inch
Note: Count ch 3 at end of each row as 1 dc. In the last 2 rows ch 6, not 10 for loops.
Abbreviations: lp = loop, ch = chain, sk = skip, sc =single crochet, dc = double crochet
Row 1: Ch 253, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 8 chs, ch 10, sk 10 chs (this makes lp), * dc in next 10 ch, ch 10, sk 10 chs. Repeat from * until there are13 groups of dcs and 12 lps, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Dc in next 9
dcs, ch 10, sk 10 sts, * dc in next 10 dcs, ch 10, sk lp, repeat
from * , ch 3, turn. Repeat Row 2 until there are 116 rows. Fasten off.
To finish lps: Start at bottom of afghan and with fingers pull 1st lp over the 2nd lp, pull 2nd lp through, 2nd lp over 3rd, 3rd through. Repeat to end, fasten last 2 loops together with safety pin. (Be sure all loops go in same direction.)
Sc in each dc across
top, 2 scs in each lp (remove safety pins as you go). Across bottom sc
in 10 dc, * ch 1, sc in 10 dc. Repeat from * to end, fasten off.
Fringe: Cut 10 inch lengths of yarn, fold in half. Knot on folded strand in each ch at top and bottom, trim fringe evenly.