The Eagle Afghan Pattern

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The Eagle Afghan Pattern

Size: 52 x 67 inches

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED
12 - 4 ounce skeins White
2 - 4 ounce skeins Wood Brown
1 - 4 ounce skein each Sand, Cocoa & Antique Gold
1 - 1 ounce skein Amber
or
DAWN "SAYELLE"*
12 - 4 ounce skeins White
2  - 4 ounce skeins Coffee
1 - 4 ounce skein each Camel, Honey Beige, Antique Gold and Yellow

14 inch Afghan Hook Size J OR ANY SIZE HOOK WHICH WILL RESULT IN STITCH GAUGE BELOW
Plastic Crochet Hook Size J

GAUGE: 3 sts = 1 inch 3 rows = 1 inch

CENTER PANEL: With White ch 99 and work 98 afghan sts (afghan st: pick up 2nd st from hook, pull loop through, leaving all loops on hook pick up and pull a loop through each remaining st of ch. Work back by drawing yarn through 1st loop, then work off all remaining loops 2 at a time, do not turn. 2nd ROW: Skip the 1st vertical bar of st, then pull a loop through each vertical bar to within last vertical bar, insert hook under last vertical bar and edge of work, do not turn, yarn over and pull through 1st loop, then work off all remaining loops 2 at a time. Repeat 2nd row until there are 200 rows, cut yarn.

SIDE PANELS: (Work 2). With White ch 30 and work 29 afghan sts same as center panel for 200 rows, cut yarn.

FINISHING: Block each panel to size. Embroider eagle in cross st following chart. Sew side panels in position matching rows. Embroider borders following chart. Mark position of arrows and stems of sprays with basting sts in a contrasting colored thread. Embroider over basting sts in out­line st in Antique Gold.

EDGE: With White work a row of s c all around afghan working 3 s c in each corner and 1 s c in each st, join, cut yarn.


The Eagle Afghan Pattern chart