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EASY AFGHAN

Medium weight yarn (worsted) #4
3,470 yards total.
I buy 6 super saver Red Heart (364 yds ea)
and 6 multi color Red Heart super saver (244 yds ea)

I used a K hook

Double strands throughout.

Ch 160 loosely.

I tie a little piece of scrap yarn near beginning of Row 1 to mark the RIGHT side.

Row 1:  (right side)  Sc in second ch from hook and in next 9 chs,
3 sc in next ch,
sc in next 10 chs,
**skip next two chs,  sc in next 10 chs,  3 sc in next ch,  sc in next 10 chs;
Repeat from ** across (161 sts)


Row 2:  Ch 1, turn;   WORKING IN BACK LOOPS ONLY
pull up a loop in first 2 sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook  (counts as one sc)

sc in the next 9 sc,  3 sc in next sc,  **sc in next 10 sc,  skip next 2 sc,  sc in next 10 sc, 
3 sc in next sc,   Repeat from **  across to last 11 sts, 
sc in next 9 sc,  pull up a loop in last two sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook  (counts as one sc)

Repeat Row 2 till desired length. 

I'm doing 10 rows solid color, and 6 rows multi color.  (pink afghan was 8 rows solid & 6 rows multi)
I did 7 solid sections & 6 multi color sections for length.

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For Single strands throughout.......
2 colors,   A - 4 skeins Red Heart super saver (364 yds ea.) B - 3 skeins variegated (244 yds ea.)
Start with color A and end with color A.....10 rows A, 6 rows B, etc. total rows - 106
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3 colors. I used Herschnerrs yarn worsted weight (4)  108 rows.
Color A - two skeins,  color B - 2 skeins, color C - 2 skeins
pattern:  Color A - 10 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 10 rows.
          Color B - 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows.
          Color C - 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows.
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                                                        Easy Afghan - three colors

 
 
Easy Afghan - two colors
 
 
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CROCHET BABY HAT 01  (In case you want to make some for your local hospital's nursery)
 
 
 
Crochet Baby Hat 01

Beginner
 
Crochet Hook: J/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Note: This original crochet hat was designed specifically for the American
Heart Association's inititative, Little Hats, Big Hearts.
 
MATERIALS:
•Modern Baby by Lion Brand in Red: approx 86 yards (you can make two hats
with every skein) 
•6.0mm (J) crochet hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
•needle to weave in ends
SIZE:
 11” circumference 4¾” tall without brim
 5¾” tall with fold up brim (1”)
 
GAUGE:
 3 rounds = 3¼
STITCH GUIDE
 ch(s): chain(s)
 sc: single crochet
 dc: double crochet
 st(s): stitch(es)
 
NOTES
 Ch3 counts as first dc in first 10 rounds.
 Slip stitch into the top of the Ch - 3 to join each round, unless otherwise
noted.
 
PATTERN:
Round 1: Create a magic circle. Ch3 and 11dc in the magic circle OR ch4 and
11dc in the 3rd ch from hook. <12>
 
Round 2: Ch3 and 1dc in the first st. 2dc in every st around. <24>
 
Round 3:  Ch3. 2dc in the next st. *1dc in the next st. 2dc in the next st.
Repeat from * around. <36> Circle should measure 3¼”
 
Rounds 4-10: Ch3. 1dc in every st around. <36>
 
Round 11: Ch1 and 1sc in first st. * 1sc in each of the next 8sts. 2sc in the
next st. repeat from * around. Slip stitch into the top of the first sc to
join. <40>
 
Rounds 12-?: Ch1 and 1sc in the first st. 1sc in every st around. <40> IF you
prefer hat to not have a fold up brim, stop after round 12, fasten off and
weave in ends.
 
Fasten off and weave in ends. Be sure the magic circle is cinched up tightly
and secured. Fold bottom, sc portion, of hat up.
 
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