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Christmas Cheer Crochet Afghan

Updated February 23, 2019
Christmas Cheer Crochet Afghan
Christmas Cheer Crochet Afghan
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Get in the spirit with this Christmas Cheer Crochet Afghan. You won't be able to stop smiling once you work up this lovely red and green crochet pattern. Made by joining together two sizes of granny squares, this afghan is sure to impress. This holiday blanket is filled with warmth and tradition. Once you wrap yourself up, the spirit of Christmas will surround you and make you feel like a kid again. Speaking of kids, this holiday afghan would make the perfect gift for a loved one. Think of the joy you will bring to someone special once they open this beautiful handmade present.

Intermediate

Crochet HookL/11 or 8 mm hook

Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge9 sc x 12 rows = 4 inches

Finished Size54 inch square

Materials

  • Deborah Norville Collection™ Serenity Chunky by Premier Yarns®(100% acrylic; 100 gm/109 yds)
    • #DN700-20 Cloud Dancer (A) – 7 skeins
    • #DN500-06 Berry Burst (B) – 5 skeins
    • #DN500-16 Christmas Tree (C) – 6 skeins
  • Hook: US Size L-11 (8 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Notions: Tapestry needle

Afghan
Small Granny Square
(Make 52)
With B, ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), *3 dc in ring, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times, 2 dc in ring, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4 to join. Fasten off B.
Rnd 2: Join A with a sl st in any ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; sl st in top of beg ch 3 to join. Fasten off A.
Rnd 3: Join C with a sl st in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), (2 dc, ch1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, [3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch1, (3 dc, ch1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch1] 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off C.

Large Granny Square (Make 12)
With C, ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), *3 dc in ring, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times, 2 dc in ring, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4 to join.
Rnd 2: Sl st in next corner ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * two more times; sl st in top of beg ch 3 to join. Fasten off C.
Rnd 3: Join A with a sl st in corner ch-1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), (2 dc, ch1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, [3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch1, (3 dc, ch1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch1] 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rnd 4: Sl st in next 3 dc and in corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same corner ch-1 sp, ch 1, *[3 dc, ch 1] in next 2 ch- 1 spaces, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc), in next corner ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times, *[3 dc, ch 1] in next 2 ch- 1 spaces, join with sl st in top of ch 3.
Rnd 5: Join B with a sl st in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *[3 dc, ch 1] in next 3 ch-1 spaces, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in corner ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times, [3 dc, ch 1] in next 3 ch-1 spaces, join with a sl st in top of ch 3.
Rnd 6: Sl st in next 3 dc and in corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *[3 dc, ch 1] in next 4 ch-1 spaces, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in corner ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times, [3 dc, ch 1] in next 4 ch-1 spaces, join with a sl st in top of ch 3. Fasten off.
 


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Finishing
Using A and tapestry needle, sew 4 Small Granny Squares together to form one 10” square. Make a total of 13 squares. Arrange squares in a checkerboard, alternating 10” Squares with Large Granny Squares, using photo as a guide. First sew into 5 strips, then sew the strips together, taking care to be sure that adjacent squares are not the same.
Weave in ends.

Shell Border
Rnd 1: Join A with a sl st in any corner, ch 1, sc around edge of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; sl st in first sc to join making sure to end with a multiple of 4 stitches + 1.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in next sc, *sk 1 st, 4 dc in next st, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * to end, join with a sl st in beg ch 1.
Weave in ends.

Abbreviations
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space

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This is so pretty and it's also so easy to make. I am going to make it into a tree skirt. I can just wrap it around the base of the tree. It will be perfect. I have yarn with glitter in it in all the colors. It is going to be a very special Christmas.

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