Hello, crochet friends! Here is a fun, wedding-themed project for this week! This afghan is a project I created for a cousin who is getting married in a few short weeks. I tried to pick colors that would be fun and bright, and would brighten up a happy new home.
For my yarn, I selected Mint and White skeins of Red Heart Super Saver. I used a total of 8 skeins: 6 Mint, 2 White.
This afghan is a bit on the large side (for the ultimate cuddling blanket). It measures approximately: 58.5 by 66.5 inches -or- 148.6 by 166.4 cm (including the border). You can make this slightly smaller, but are limited to a minimum of 100 stitches across in order to fit the chart. You can, however, make it as large as you want, as all you’d need to do was add a larger border around the chart. Resizing it will make more sense in a bit, I promise.
What you’ll need:
Yarn: 6 skeins or 2,184 yds/1,998 m of yarn in Color 1.
2 skeins, or 728 yds/666 m of yarn in Color 2.
Hook: J, 6 mm
Afghan set-up notes: Complete 34 rows of HDC in color 1. You will then use your chart to complete rows 35 through 135. You will need to crochet 40 stitches on either side of the chart to center your chart design (this will be explained in more detail below). Once you complete the chart, crochet 34 rows of HDC in color 1. The border is crocheted using HDC in color 2, and measures appx. 2 inches/ 5 cm in width, which has been added to the afghan’s total measurement.
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