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Floral Petals Mile a Minute Afghan
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If you need to work up a crochet blanket quickly, you'll be grateful that you found the Floral Petals Mile a Minute Afghan. As far as crochet blanket patterns go, this one is the prettiest and the fastest to make.
When you need an easy crochet blanket for a baby shower or another occasion, this mile a minute crochet pattern should be your go-to last minute gift. No one will be able to tell that you whipped up this mile a minute afghan really quick because it's incredibly beautiful.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeEach strip measures 6" x 61"
Finished Size49" x 62"
- RED HEART Super Saver: 1 skein 0373 Petal Pink, 2 skeins 0668 Honeydew, 3 skeins 0311 White
- RED HEART Classic: 3 skeins 0230 Yellow, 2 skeins 0246 Sea Coral
- Crochet Hook: 5.0 mm (US H-8) crochet hook or size needed for gauge
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Instructions for STRIP:
(Make 3 pink, 3 yellow, 2 sea coral)
Row 1 (RS): With floral color, ch 6, and form a ring, ch 3, [(2 dc, ch 1) twice, 3 dc) in ring, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, 3 dc in ch 1 space, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch 1 space, dc in last dc, turn,
Row 3: Ch 3, [(2 dc, ch 1) twice, 2 dc) in ch 2 space, turn.
Rows 4 – 58: Repeat Rows 2 and 3.
Fasten off after last row.
Instructions for EDGING:
Round 1: With white and right side facing (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in top ch 2 space, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 3 dc in each ch space] around until bottom, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in beginning ch 6 loop, [ch 1, 3 dc in each ch space ending ch 1, skip 1 dc of last 3 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1 join to beginning dc and fasten off.
Round 2: With honeydew (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in top ch 1 space, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in each ch 1 space around, join to beginning dc and fasten off.
NOTE: Strip will not lay flat until after Round 3.
Round 3: With white sc in 3rd ch 1 space from top on the right edge of the strip, [ch 5, sc in next ch 1 space around] 6 times, [ch 3, sc in next ch 1 space], until 3 ch 1 spaces from the bottom, [ch 5, sc in next ch 1 space around] 6 times, [ch 3, sc in each ch 1 space], join to beginning sc and fasten off leaving enough yarn for joining of strips.
Instructions for STRIP ASSEMBLY:
See Strip Color Placement Diagram. With right side facing whipstitch strips together beginning at top side edge start at first sc after ch 5, whipstitch every second stitch together making a loop around the sc joinings, end at bottom sc before ch 5 space and fasten off.
Instructions for AFGHAN EDGING:
With white and right side facing work 6 sc in first top right edge ch 5 space, 6 sc in each ch 5 space until joining, slip stitch in joining, *6 sc in each ch 5 space until joining, slip stitch in joining, repeat from * across until last ch 5 space along left top edge, 4 sc in each ch 3 space until first ch 5 space, repeat from * across bottom and right side edge , join to beginning sc and fasten off.
What is Mile a Minute?
Mile a minute crochet is really just a fun and cute new for simple, repetitive projects. Often associated with larger projects, like crochet blankets, mile a minute projects imply that the pattern is so easy to work that you go at a speed of a mile a minute with your work.
These types of projects are usually made of simple crochet stitches, very basic patterns or both. Mile a minute crochet projects are perfect to work on while watching your favorite movie or television show, and are great for last minute gifts for someone.
If you like the colors in this afghan, then you are going to love the patterns found in 9 Pastel Colored Patterns for Crochet Baby Blankets free eBook
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jmbigelow54 499053 7
Dec 30, 2017
I'm having a problem with this pattern. The first edging row instruction yields 29 sets of 3 DC per side, but the picture shows 58 per side. The instructions indicate you do the 3 DC in each chain space on the side, and there is chain on one side for even rows and on the other side for odd rows (thus 29 per side). What am I missing? or what is the pattern missing? I am planning to use this pattern in Mid Jan (2018) with a group of ladies that meets monthly to sew, crochet, etc. - but won't if I can't get this worked out. Jennifer 12/30/2017
Oct 19, 2017
I have just finished making one and although I love the result it isnt as fast made as the pattern suggests it does The strips are really mile a minute but then the edges around each strip, sewing the strips together and an edge around the whole blanket is really a lot of work. Having said all that, well with the effort just not making another one.
Jul 04, 2017
I have tried to make this pattern several times and cannot for the life of me get it. I have read the pattern over and over, but I still do not understand it. Is there clarification or a short video available?
Oct 19, 2017
Which part dont you get? Maybe I can help!
Jun 24, 2017
Directions should be better. a little confusing. If has never done one before. I do not recommend this pattern for a beginner, Could've been written better for sure.
Daughter of Light
Mar 03, 2017
How darling! I can see this as a Christmas gift, birthday gift, house warming gift or birthday gift and best of all I can see myself completing one! I really like how I can change out the colors and customize it for myself or others. It's just as adaptable when it comes to size!
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