Size: Approx. 28 x 34 inches.
NOMOTTA Mothproof Germantown Zephyr (matched dye lots)
8 1-oz skeins White (A)
7 1-oz skeins Blue (B)
plastic crochet hook size 6
GAUGE: 5 Shells = 7 inches; 8 Rows = 5 inches
ROW 1: (Shell-st Row): With A, ch 98 loosely (about 30 inches long). Work 1 double crochet (dc) in 5th ch from hook (turning ch), 3 dc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch (1 shell completed); *skip 2 chains, work 1 dc in next ch, 3 dc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch; repeat from * across to within 1 ch from end; do not work in last ch; 19 shells in row. Drop loop from hook.
ROW 2: (Chain-loop Row): Do not turn. With B, make a loop on hook. Starting at beginning of last row, join B with a single crochet (sc) in the 4th ch of turning ch (the ch before first dc of first Shell-st Row). Working in front of last row, *ch 6, skip next shell, work 1 sc in first ch of the 2 skipped chains in foundation ch (between shells); repeat from * across, end with ch 6, 1 sc in end-ch (the free ch at end of last Shell-st row); 19 Chain-loops in row. Ch 2, turn.
ROW 3: (Shell-st Row): With B, ch 2, turn. Work a slip-st in first dc of last Shell-st row, ch 2; *inserting hook through the dc and under the Chain-loop, work a shell (5 dc in same st) in center of next shell; repeat from * across row; drop loop from hook. Do not turn.
ROW 4: (Chain-loop Row): Pick up dropped A loop at end of the Shell-st Row before last. *Ch 6, working in front of last Shell-st Row, skip shell, work 1 sc in space before next shell (same color shell as Chain-loop being made); repeat from * across, end with ch 6, skip last shell, 1 sc under chain-loop at end of row.
ROW 5: With A instead of B, work same as for Row 3. Do not turn.
ROW 6: Pick up dropped B loop at end of the Shell-st row before last and work same as for Row 4.
Repeat Rows 3, 4, 5 and 6 for Pattern and work until Robe measures 31 inches from start or desired length.
Repeat Rows 3 and 4 once more. Break off B.
BORDER: With A, work 1 row of sc along long edge, holding in edge slightly. Break yarn. Attach yarn in opposite edge in foundation chain and work same number of sc along this edge. With same yarn, ch 3, 4 dc in same st as last sc; now, work 1 row of Shells across top of last row in Robe same as Row 3, then work in Shells all around, working a double shell (5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc in same st) in each corner; end with a slip-st in top of ch 3 at beginning of round. Repeat last round once more.
Each motif measures 1½ inches square. Afghan measures 32 x 47 inches.
CHADWICK'S RED HEART SOCK & SWEATER YARN, 3 Ply, Shrink-and-Stretch Resist Finish, Art. E.255: 10 skeins
Verlag: BookRix GmbH & Co. KG
Tag der Veröffentlichung: 11.10.2014
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