Fan Crochet Afghan Pattern

Fan Crochet Afghan Pattern

Fan Crochet Afghan Pattern

MATERIALS:
American Thread Company "Dawn" Knitting Worsted
47 ozs. White
11 ozs. Baby Blue
22 ozs. Sky Blue
26 ozs. National Blue
Plastic crochet hook No. 5 or G

Size 56 inches x 68 inches

Each motif measures 11 inches at widest point, 5 1/2 inches at center.
99 motifs and 22 half motifs are required for afghan.

MOTIF: With White ch 2, s c in 2nd st from hook, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row- Work 3 s c in s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd Row- 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in last s c, ch 1, turn and continue working rows of s c increasing in first and last st of each row until there are 19 s c in row, cut yarn.

11th Row- Attach Baby Blue, ch 3 (counts as 1 d c), popcorn st in next s c (popcorn st: 4 d c in same st, drop loop off hook, insert hook in 1st d c and pull loop through, ch 1 to tighten st), * 1 d c in next s c, popcorn st in next s c, repeat from * across row, ending with 1 d c in last s c, ch 1, turn (9 popcorn sts).

12th Row- 2 s c in next d c, * 1 s c in next popcorn st, 1 s c in next d c, 2 s c in next popcorn st, 1 s c in next d c, repeat from * across row ending with 2 s c in last st, (25 s c), cut yarn.

13th and 14th Rows- Attach White and work in s c, increasing 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row, cut yarn.

15th Row- Attach Sky Blue and work same as llth row (14 popcorn sts).

16th Row- Ch 1, s c in same space, * 1 s c in next popcorn st, 2 s c in next d c, repeat from * across row (43 s c), cut yarn.

17th and 18 Rows- Attach White and work same as 13th and 14th rows, cut yarn.

19th Row- Attach National Blue and work same as 15th row (23 popcorn sts).

20th Row- Work in s c increasing 1 s c at the beginning and end of row, cut yarn.

21st and 22nd Rows- Attach White and work in s c increasing 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row, cut yarn.

Work 98 more motifs in same manner.

HALF MOTIF: With White ch 2, s c in 2nd st from hook, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row- 2 s c in s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd Row- 1 s c in 1st s c, 2 s c in next s c, ch 1, turn.

4th Row- 2 s c in 1 st s c, 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, ch 1, turn.

5th Row- 1 s c in each of the next 3 s c, 2 s c in next s c, ch 1, turn.

6th Row- 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c, ch 1, turn.

7th Row- 1 s c in each s c, working 2 s c in last s c, ch 1, turn. Repeat last 2 rows once.

10th Row- Work in s c, increasing 1 s c at beginning and end of row (11 s c), cut yarn.

11th Row- Attach Baby Blue, work same as 11th row of motif (5 popcorn sts).

12th Row- Same as 12th row of motif (15 s c), cut yarn.

13th Row- Attach White, 1 s c in each s c, 2 s c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

14th Row- 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c, cut yarn.

15th Row- Attach Sky Blue and work same as 15th row of motif (8 popcorn sts).

16th Row- Same as 16th row of motif but working 1 s c in each of the last 2 d c (23 s c), cut yarn.

17th and 18th Rows- Attach White and work same as 13th and 14th rows, cut yarn.

19th Row- Attach National Blue and work same as 15th row (12 popcorn sts).

20th Row- Same as 6th row (26 s c), cut yarn.

21 st and 22nd Rows- Attach White and work same as 17th and 18th rows, cut yarn.

Work 10 more half motifs in same manner.

Work half motifs for other side as follows: work the 1st and 2nd rows same as 1st half motif.

3rd Row- 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in last s c, ch 1, turn. Continue motif the same as 1st half motif having increases on opposite side.

Sew motifs together as follows: sew half of last row of 1st motif to one side of second motif. Sew other half of last row of 1st motif to side of 3rd motif as illustrated. Continue across 2 rows having 5 motifs in 1st row and 4 motifs in 2nd row. Continue sewing motifs together in same manner always sewing the sides of next row of motifs to the top of motifs of previous row. Sew half motifs in position on each side. Reverse and sew 4 motifs at the bottom of afghan between points and half motifs at each corner.

EDGE: With White and right side of afghan toward you, work a row of s c on side edge, working 22 s c on each half motif, ch 1, turn. Work 1 s c in each s c, cut yarn. Work other side to correspond.

FRINGE: Wind White yarn around 2 inch cardboard, cut loops at one end. Using 2 strands, double in half and knot fringe in every other st at scallop ends. Trim evenly.



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