Crochet Flower Blossom Afghan


Materials:

Notes:

This afghan is made with a bunch of granny squares that are then sewn together and finished off with a lacy edge. It's a bit time consuming but SO WORTH IT!

Finished size is approx. 50"x64".

Abbreviations:

Ch: chain

sl st: slip stitch

Rnd: round

sc: single crochet

dc: double crochet

tr: treble crochet

PICOT: ch4, sl st in fourth ch from hook

V-ST: (dc, ch 1, dc) in sp indicated


Pattern:

Square (Make 63):

With white, ch 5, join with slip st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch1 (sc in ring, ch4) 8 times; join with slip st to first sc: 8 ch-4 sps (RIGHT SIDE)

Rnd 2: Sl st in first ch-4 sp, ch 1, (sc, dc, 2tr, dc sc) in same sp (this forms the petal), ch1, *(sc, dc, 2tr, dc, sc) in next ch-4 sp, ch1; repeat from * around; join with sl st to first sc. 8 petals made.

Rnd 3: Turn: sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch3, working in front of petals, (slip st in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) around; join with sl st to first sl st, finish off: 8 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 4: with right side facing, join green with sl st in any ch3-sp; ch3 (counts as first dc, now nd throughout), 3 dc in same sp, 4 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch3, (4 dc in each of next 2 ch-3 sps, ch3) around; join with sl st to first dc, finish off: 32 dc and 4 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 5: with right side facing, join pink with a sl st in any ch-3 sp; ch 3, (dc, ch3, 2dc) in same sp, dc in each dc across to next ch-3 sp, *(2dc, ch3,2 dc) in ch-3 sp, dc in each dc across to next ch-3 sp; preheat from * around; join with sl st to first dc; 48 dc and 4 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 6: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch7 (counts as first dc plus ch4, now and throughout), sl st in fourth ch from hook, (dc, ch 3, dc, PICOT, dc) in same sp, (ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, PICOT, skip next dc, dc in next dc) twice, *ch2, in next ch-3 sp work (dc, PICOT, dc, ch 3 dc, PICOT, dc), (ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, PICOT, skip next dc, dc in next dc) twice; repeat from * around, ch 1, sc in first dc to form last ch-2 sp; 12 ch-2 sps and 4 ch-3 sps

Rnd 7: Ch 4 (counts as first dc plus ch 1), dc in same sp (beginning V-St made), ch 2 work (V-St, ch 3, V-St) in next ch-3 sp, ch 2 *(work V-st in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) 3times, work (V-St, ch 3, V-St) in next ch-3 sp, ch2; repeat from * 2 times more, (work V-St in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) twice; join with sl st to first dc: 40 sps

Rnd 8: Sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch3, dc in same sp, *2 dc in each sp across to next corner ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in corner ch-r sp; repeat from * 3 times more, 2 dc in each sp across; join with sl st to first dc, finish off: 96 dc and 4 ch-1 sps

Assembly:

With Pink and working through inside loops only, whipstitch squares together forming 7x9 squares.

Edging:

Rnd 1: with right side of sort end facing, join green with sc in top right corner ch-1 sp, 2 sc in same sp, *work 181 sc evenly spaced across to next corner ch-1 sp, 3 sc in corner, ch-1 sp, work 233 sc evenly spaced across to next corder ch-1 sp, 3 sc in corner ch-1 sp *, repeat from *to* once, join with sl st to first sc, finish off. 840 sc.

Rnd 2: with right side facing, join pink with sl st in frost sc of any corner 3-sc group; ch 7 slip st in fourth ch from hook, dc in same st at base of ch-7, * ch2, skip next sc, (dc, work PICOT, dc) in next sc; repeat from * around to last sc, ch 1, skip last sc, sc in first dc to form last ch-2 sp

Rnd 3: Ch 7, sl st in fourth ch from hook, dcc in same sp, ch2, *(dc, PICOT, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2; repeat from * around; join with sl st to first dc, finish off.

Enjoy!

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