The New Charleston Garden Afghan Pattern

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The New Charleston Garden Afghan Pattern

Size:
49 x 73 inches "Mohspun"
46 x 69 inches Knitting Worsted

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
DAWN "MOHSPUN"
10 - 2 ounce skeins Bitter Gold
3 - 2 ounce skeins Wild Cherry and Black
2 - 2 ounce skeins Winter Grass
or
"DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED
9 - 4 ounce skeins Antique Gold
6 - 4 ounce skeins Black
3 - 4 ounce skeins Bittersweet & Lt. Olive Green

Plastic Crochet Hook Size H OR ANY SIZE HOOK WHICH WILL RESULT IN MOTIF GAUGE BELOW
½ yd. Lining material and shred­ded foam rubber for pillow.

GAUGE:
"MOHSPUN" - Each motif measures 7½ inches
KNITTING WORSTED - Each motif measures 8 inches

MOTIF: With Wild Cherry or Bit­tersweet ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 3, 3 d c in ring, sl loop off hook, insert in 3rd st of ch 3 and pull loop through, * ch 3, 4 d c in ring, sl loop off hook, insert in 1st d c and pull loop through (popcorn st), repeat from * twice, ch 3, join in 1st popcorn st. 2nd ROUND: In next loop work 1 s c, 4 d c, 1 s c, repeat from beg 3 times. 3rd ROUND: Ch 4, working in back of petals s c in lower cen­ter edge of petal, ch 4, s c be­tween petals, repeat from beg all around (8 loops). 4th ROUND: Over each loop work 1 s c, 5 d c, 1 s c. 5th ROUND: Work 1 s c in each st all around, join, cut yarn. 6th ROUND: Attach Winter Grass or Lt. Olive Green in s c of 3rd round in back of petal, * ch 7, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s d c in each of next 2 sts (s d c: y o hook, insert in st, pull through, y o and work off all loops at one time), 1 d c in each of next 3 sts, s c in next s c in 3rd round between petals, repeat from * all around. 7th ROUND: Work 5 s c on side of next leaf, 3 s c in point of leaf, 5 s c down other side of leaf, repeat from beg all around, cut yarn. 8th ROUND: Attach Bitter Gold or An­tique Gold in center s c of point of leaf, 3 s c in same space, * 1 s d c in each of next 2 s c, d c in next s c, y o twice, insert in last s c on side of leaf, pull through, work off 2 loops, y o, insert in 1st s c on next leaf, pull through, and work off all loops 2 at a time, skip 2 s c, d c in next s c, 1 s d c in each of next 2 s c, 3 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around. 9th ROUND: Ch 1, * 1 s c in each of next 3 s c, 1 s d c in each of next 2 sts, 1 d c in each of next 3 sts, 1 s d c in each of next 2 sts, repeat from * all around, join in 1st s c. 10th ROUND: Sl st to next s c, ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, ch 1, 3 tr c in same space, * ch 1, work one 5 d c popcorn st with ch 1 between in each of next 3 d c, ch 1, s c in 1st s c, sl st in next s c, s c in next s c, ch 1, 1 popcorn st with ch 1 between in each of next 3 d c, ch 1, work 3 tr c, ch 1, 3 tr c in center s c (corner), repeat from * all around, join in 4th st of ch. 11th ROUND: Work a row of s c all around working 1 s c in each st and 2 s c, ch 2, 2 s c in ch 1 space of each corner, join, cut yarn. 12th ROUND: Attach Black and work 1 s c in each s c, working 3 s c in each corner. 13th ROUND: 1 s c in each s c, cut Black. Work 53 more motifs.

FINISHING: Block all motifs. Sew 6 x 9 motifs tog.

BORDER: Attach Black in corner, ch 4, d c in same space, * ch 1, d c in same space, repeat from * twice (shell), ** skip 3 s c, d c in next s c, * ch 1, d c in same space, repeat from last * twice, repeat from ** to corner s c, work a 5 d c shell in corner and con­tinue all around in same manner.

PILLOW: Work 6 motifs. Sew 2 x 3 motifs tog. Finish with edge same as afghan. Make pillow same as Flower Garden Pillow.