Marilyn Williams designed and made this afghan for
her "dear sister in law, Jewel Grant" who was diagnosed with terminal
colon cancer.Marilyn used the Fisherman yarn because "it tends to
pick up tones of colors around it, which has a calming, comforting
Marilyn says that she named the afghan Serenity because it is an easy pattern. "The crocheting is relaxing, " she says. "The crocheting is relaxing and the finished product is calming because it's is not a busy bright pattern."
Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each rem ch across (157
Row 2: Ch 2, turn: sk first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; *ch 1, sk 2 sc,
2 sc in next sc, repeat from * across.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn: 2 hdc in each Ch-1 space across, ending with 2
hdc in sp under turning chain.
Row 4: Chain 2, turn: 2 sc in sp between first two hdc groups, ch
1, *2 sc in in sp between next two hdc groups, ch 1, rep from *
across, ending 2 sc in sp under turning chain. Rep
Rows 3 and 4 until afghan measures approximately 60 inches or
until desired length., ending by working Row 4.
Last Row: Ch 1 turn, sc in each sc and in each ch 1 sp across,
ending sc in sp under turning chain. Do not finish off.
Edging: Chain 3 turn, insert hook in first sc on edge, yo and draw
thru 2 loops on hook (picot made), *sc in next 2 sc, ch 3, insert
hook thru front loop and vertical loop of last sc on same Row, yo and
draw thread thru 3 loops on hook, (picot made), repeat from * across,
ending with picot in last sc. finish off.
Attach yarn to first sc on remaining horizontial edge and repeat,
Weave all ends in and block, if desired.
NOTE: This is an original design by Marilyn Williams and is
posted herewith permission.
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