Windmill Afghan Pattern

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Windmill Afghan Pattern

Squares are crocheted in afghan stitch then a border of single crochet and double treble crochet is worked around, using the bars of the afghan stitch as a base.

COATS & CLARK'S "RED HEART" KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply, Art. E. 234 (4 oz. "Tangle-Proof" Pull-Out Skeins): 5 skeins of No. 225 Lt. Yellow, 2 skeins of No. 243 Mid Orange, 3 skeins of No. 255 Tile, 4 skeins of No. 356 Taupe and 5 skeins of No. 360 Wood Brown.

Afghan Hook Size H.

Afghan measures 45 x 65 inches ... Motifs measure 5 inches square (after blocking)

GAUGE: 9 sts = 2 inches; 7 rows = 2 inches.

MOTIF (Make 117) ... Starting with Yellow ch 13. Work in afghan st for 11 rows. Break off and fasten.

BORDER ... 1st rnd: Attach Mid Orange to 2nd vertical bar of last row, sc in same place and in next 4 vertical bars, yarn over hook 3 times loosely, insert hook under vertical bar 3 rows below next st and com­plete a d tr, skip vertical bar of next st behind the d tr just made, sc in vertical bar of next 5 sts, ch 1, (in­serting hook under vertical bar and loop in back of next end st make sc) 5 times, d tr in vertical bar in 5th st in from edge of next end st, skip next end st, sc in next 5 end sts as before, ch 1, working across starting chain, sc in next 5 ch, d tr in vertical bar on 4th row over next ch, skip next ch,sc in next 5 ch, ch 1, work along end sts of next side as for other side end­ing with ch 1. Join with sl st to first sc. Break off and fasten. 2nd rnd: Attach Tile to first ch-1 sp, * in sp make sc, ch 2 and sc, sc in next 4 sc, d tr in vertical bar under next st, 1 row higher than next d tr, sc in next d tr, d tr in vertical bar under next st on same row as last d tr, sc in next 4 sc. Repeat from * around. Join. Break off and fasten.
3rd rnd: With Taupe work as for 2nd rnd, making 2 sc more between the 2 d tr's on each side of motif. 4th rnd: With Brown work as for 3rd rnd.
Sew 9 x 13 motifs neatly together.

BORDER ... 1st rnd (right side): With Brown and picking up back loop only, sc in each st around, making 3 sc in each corner sp. 2nd rnd: Repeat first round, making 3 sc in each corner st. Join. Break off and fasten. Block to measurements.