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LIL' PETALS BABY AFGHAN
BY JAY BARRETT

Donated to the CP Library
For reprints see note below


NOTE: This pattern uses shells made with sets of 3 double crochets. Approximate size, 36 x 46"
Swatch made, scanned and contributed by designer 10/96
She used baby/sport weight yarn by Caron called Tutti Fruitti
 

MATERIALS:

2 ply sport yarn, 3 (3oz) skeins
Size G crochet hook

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

Ch a long ch. (you can always cut off the end that you don't need or weave it through the back.)

 
Beginning Border: I like to do a sc in ea ch across for a few rows to make the work stay flat

 
Row 1: in 2nd ch from the hook do a sc, sk 1 ch, *do a 3 dc group shell in the next ch, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, rep from * for width of afghan, ending with 5dc shell, 1dc in last ch. turn
 

Row 2: Ch2, sk 1 st, *3dc shell in center of prev row 3dc shell, sk 1 st, rep from * end with 3dc shell, ch1, 1 dc in last ch, turn
 

Repeat row 2 til desired length.
 

Ending Border: I also like to make a matching border, so repeat the border pattern for the other end.

NOTE: This is an original design by J. Barrett and is posted here with her permission.
Please direct reprint requests to designer at jbarrett@wsii.com. (The designer's address was valid when photo of this pattern was added. If it is no longer valid, please check one of the internet search engines for an updated address.
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