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Scrap Happy Quilter's Afghan

Scrap Happy Quilters Afghan

The swirls of color in this Scrap Happy Quilter's Afghan will brighten up any room in your home. This crochet throw blanket pattern may look like a quilt, but it's actually an ingenious way to use up leftover yarn. Once you get a handle on the motif, the time you spend making this afghan will fly by. This blanket would look right at home in a little girl's room or draped across your sofa this spring.

Intermediate

Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • RED HEART® “Super Saver®” Yarn
    • 5 Skeins of 942 Melonberry (A)
    • 1 Skein 668 Honeydew (B)
    • 1 Skein 360 Café (C)
    • 1 Skein 579 Pale Plum (D)
    • 1 Skein 726 Coral (E)
    • 1 Skein 320 Cornmeal (F)
    • 1 Skein 528 Medium Purple (G)
    • 1 Skein 774 Light Raspberry (H)
  • Size J-10 crochet hook
  • Size I-9 crochet hook (for border only)
  • Yarn needle
  • Diagram

Size: 45½” x 58”

Gauge: 17 sts = 5½’’; 12 rows = 4’’ in pattern

Abbreviations:
ch-2 join = Ch 1, drop loop from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch-2 loop on previous motif, pick up dropped loop, ch 1.
ch-4 join = Ch 2, drop loop from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch-4 loop on previous motif, pick up dropped loop, ch 2.

 

Instructions:

 

Motif (5 with B and C; 4 with D, E, F, G and H)
Starting at bottom edge, with larger hook and G, ch 19.
Row 1 (Right Side): Working in back loops of each ch, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 16 ch, turn, leaving last ch unworked—17 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across, turn—9 sc and 8 ch-1 spaces.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc and in each ch-1 space across, turn—17 sc.
Rows 4-29: Repeat 2 and 3 (13 times). Fasten off.
Weave in ends.


First Edging
Work around any motif worked with H.
Round 1 (RS): With right side facing, working across foundation ch, with larger hook, join A in first ch to the left of center ch on bottom edge, ch 1, sc in each ch across to next corner, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner st, *working across side edge, sc in each row-end st across skipping row-end st at end of row 14, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner st*, sc in each sc across top edge, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner st; repeat from * to * across side edge; sc in each ch across bottom edge to beginning; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc] across to next corner, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch-2 space; repeat from * 3 times; ch 1, skip next sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc] across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc.
Round 3: Slip st in next ch-1 space, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space; repeat from * 3 times; (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

Arrange motifs following Diagram with right sides facing and all bottom edges on bottom. Join together across one or 2 sides while completing round 3 of edging in order indicated by Diagram.


Edging for Motifs 2-5 (joining across top edge)
Work same at first motif through round 2 of edging.
Round 3 (joining round): Slip st in next ch-1 space, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next corner ch-2 space, (sc, ch-2 join, sc) in each ch-2 space across to next corner, (sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next corner ch-2 space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.


Edging for Motifs 6, 11, 16, 21 and 26 (joining across left side edge)
Work same at first motif through round 2 of edging.
Round 3 (joining round): Slip st in next ch-1 space, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space; repeat from * once, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next corner ch-2 space, (sc,
ch-2 join, sc) in each ch-2 space across to next corner, (sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next corner ch-2 space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.


Edging for Motifs 7-10, 12-15, 17-20, 22-25 and 27-30 (joining across top edge and left side edge)
Work same at first motif through round 2 of edging.
Round 3 (joining round): Slip st in next ch-1 space, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, *(sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next corner ch-2 space, (sc, ch-2 join, sc) in each ch2 space across to next corner; repeat from * once, (sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next corner ch-2 space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc.
Fasten off.


Border
Round 1: With right side facing and smaller hook, join A in center ch-2 space on bottom edge of motif 30 (bottom right corner), ch 1, sc in same space, *(ch 1, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space; repeat from * 3 times; (ch 1, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning, ch 1; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Round 2: Slip st in next ch-1 space, ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 corner space; repeat from * 3 times; (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Round 3: Slip st in next ch-2 space, ch 1, *(sc, ch 3, sc) in each ch-2 space across to next corner, (sc, ch 3, sc, ch 4, sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-4 corner space; repeat from * 3 times; (sc, ch 3, sc) in each ch-1 space across to beginning; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Block lightly with wrong side facing.

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