Scallop Afghan

Scallop Afghan
Scallop Afghan

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Free Crochet Patterns - Scallop Afghan

Needles: One "Boye" crochet hook size H. Gauge: One scallop to 5 1/4 inches; 2 rows to 1 1/2 inches.

Materials: Columbia-Minerva Wool 4-Ply Worsted (4 oz. pull skein) Color A (Dk. Pink) 3 skeins; Color B (Med. Pink) 3 skeins; Color C (Lt. pink) 3 skeins; Color D (Cranberry) 3 skeins.

OR: Nantuk 4-ply knitting yarn (4 ox. pull skein) Color A 3 skeins; color B 3 skeins; color C 3 skeins; color D 3 skeins.

Note: Afghan is worked in stripes of 2 rows each of A, B, C and D. When changing colors, work off last 2 loops of last dc at end of 2nd row of stripe with the color to be used on following stripe.

Pattern: With color A ch 219.

Row 1 (right side): 1 dc in 6th ch from hook and in each of next 3 ch, * (2 dc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch) 6 times, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in each of next 4 ch, repeat from * across, end (2 dc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch) 6 times, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in last ch, ch 3, turn.

Row 2: Skip first 4 dc, * working in back loops, work 1 dc in each of next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc) 6 times, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, skip 3 dc, 1 dc around post st of previous row, skip 3, repeat from * across, end 1 dc in each of next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc) 6 times, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, skip 3 dc, 1 dc in turning ch, ch 3, turn.

Repeat row 2 for pat, working until there are 9 stripes of each color. Fasten off.

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