Materials: Caron Simply Soft: 18 oz. White (Color A), 6 oz. each Soft Pink (Color B), Soft Blue (Color C), Soft Yellow (Color D), and Soft Green (Color E).
PLEASE NOTE: Yarn usage may vary depending on your particular yarn techniques.
Needles: Size H crochet hook or size to reach gauge below.
Gauge: 3 clusters and 4 sc = 2"
Finished Measurements: Approximately 35" x 42"
Sts Used: Cluster (cl) ~ *yo, insert hk in st, yo, pull up a lp, yo, draw thru 2 lps on hk, rep from * 3 times more, yo, draw thru 5 lps on hk.
Very good video tutorial on the cluster stitch
Color Sequence: * 2 rows Color A, 2 rows Color B, 2 rows Color A, 2 rows Color C, 2 rows Color A, 2 rows Color D, 2 rows Color A, 2 rows Color E, rep from * for sequence. Color A can be carried up the length of afghan. With A, ch 104.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk and ea ch across, ch 1, turn.
Row 2:~Right Side: Sc in first st, * work cl in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, rep from * across, ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in ea st across.
Row 4: Sc in first 2 sc, work cl in next sc, * sc in next 2 sc, cl in next sc, rep from * across to last sc, sc in last sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc in ea sc across.
Repeat color sequence 7 times ending 2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A. Finish off. Weave in ends.
Row 1: Attach A in top right corner, work (sc, ch 1, sc) 3 times, * sk 1 st, sc, ch 1, sc in next st, rep from * to corner, work (sc, ch 1, sc) 3 times in corner, sk 1 row, sc, ch 1, sc in next row. Rep from * to corner. Work other 2 sides to correspond.
Row 2: Work sc, ch 1, sc in ea ch-1 sp. Finish off.