Sunday, May 9, 2010
Peppermint Candy Afghan
Designed by N.L. Banks • Crochet Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/atmyhouse
Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Crème, 100% cotton, Art. #930HC
Color #191 Peppermint - 1 Cone.
Color #1 White - 2 1/2 Cones
Color #95 Red - 1 1/4 Cones
StitcheStitches: Single Crochet=sc; Double
Double Crochet=dc, Treble Crochet (yo 2x) =tr Double Treble Crochet (yo 4x)=dtr
First Strip: with white, chain 225.
Row 1: Sc across row, ch 4, turn. (224 sc)
Row 2: Skip 1 sc, *dc in next sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc, repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in each sc, and dc across row, end, 1 sc in top of turning chain, ch 4, turn.
Row 4: *skip sc, treble (YO 2x) in next sc, working behind treble just made, treble in skipped sc, repeat from * across row, end 1 treble in top turning ch, ch
Row 5: SC across row, ch 4, turn. (224 sc)
Row 6: Skip 1 sc, * dc in next sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc, repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 7: Sc in each sc, and dc across row, end, 1 sc in top of turning chain. Do not turn.
Row 8: (Yo 4x) 13 double treble in end of row 4, slip stitch across to opposite end, (yo 4x) 13 double treble in beginning of row 4, join, ch 1.
Rd. 1: sc around, placing 2 sc in each double treble, join, fasten off
Make 8 White strips, 4 red strips, 3 Peppermint strips. Sew together starting with a white, red, white, peppermint, white, red, white, peppermint, etc, ending with a white strip. Afghan is made for a double bed, you can make it smaller by using less strips or larger by adding more strips.
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