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Beautifully Designed Afghan and Pillows Set

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Using Bernat Harmony you can crochet this beautifully designed afghan and pillow set for your living room. This makes for a great gift. It's an easy crochet pattern from Bernat Yarns you'll love putting together.

Materials:

  • Bernat® Harmony
  • (Solids: 100 g/3.5 oz / Ombres: 80 g/2.8 oz)
  • Afghan (Pillow A-Pillow B)
  • Main Color (MC)
  • (Blue) 5 (1-2) ball(s)
  • Contrast A
  • (Brown) 3 (1-1) ball(s)
  • Contrast B
  • (Ombre) 4 (1-1) ball(s)
  • Size 6 mm (U.S. J or 10) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

14 inch [35.5 cm] square pillow form for Pillow A, 16 inch [40.5 cm] square pillow form for Pillow B.

GAUGE
12 sc and 12 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

Instructions:


Afghan
Note: Each Motif should measure approx 6 ins [15 cm] square.

Motif 1 (make 28)
Corner Square:With MC, ch 10.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch across. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row 7 times more. Fasten off.

Mitered Section: 1st row: With RS facing, join A with sl st in first sc of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 3 sc in next sc for corner. Work 8 sc evenly up side of Corner Square. Fasten off.
2nd row:With RS facing, join B with sl st in back loop only of first sc of last row. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in back loop only of each st, 1 dc in each of next 8 sc. 5 dc in next sc for corner. 1 dc in each of next 9 sc. Fasten off.
3rd row: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in top of ch 3 of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in each of next 10 dc. 3 sc in next dc for corner. 1 sc in each of next 11 dc. Fasten off.
4th row: With RS facing, join A with sl st in back loop only of first sc of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 3 sc in next sc for corner. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Fasten off.
5th row: With RS facing, join B with sl st in back loop only of first sc of last row. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in back loop only of each st, 1 dc in each of next 12 sc. 5 dc in next sc for corner. 1 dc in each of next 13 sc. Fasten off.
6th row: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in top of ch 3 of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in each of next 14 dc. 3 sc in next dc for corner. 1 sc in each of next 14 dc. 3 sc in last dc for corner. Work 14 sc across top of Motif to next corner. 3 sc in corner. 14 sc down side of Motif. 2 sc in same sp as first sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Motif 2 (make 28)
Corner Square: With A, work as for Motif 1.
Mitered Section: 1st row:With MC, work as for Motif 1.
2nd to 6th rows:Work as for Motif 1.

FINISHING
With MC, crochet Motifs tog into 7 strips, 8 motifs long, alternating
Motif 1 and Motif 2. Crochet strips tog.

Edging: 1st rnd: Join A with sl st in any corner of Afghan. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. Work sc evenly around, working 3 sc in corners. Join MC with sl st in first sc. Break A.
2nd rnd:With MC, ch 1, working in back loop only of each sc, work 1 sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Pillow A
Make 4 each of Motif 1 and Motif 2.
FRONT and BACK (make alike)
With MC, crochet 2 each of Motifs 1 and 2 tog alternating Motif 1 and Motif 2 as shown.
2nd rnd:Work as for Afghan.

FINISHING
With RS Front and Back tog, join MC in any corner and crochet 3 sides of pillow tog. Insert pillow form. Crochet rem side closed.

Pillow B
FRONT and BACK (make alike)
Corner Square:With MC, ch 27.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch across. 26 sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row 24 times more. Fasten off.

Mitered Section: 1st row: With RS facing, join A with sl st in first sc of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. 1 sc in each of next 24 sc. 3 sc in next sc for corner. Work 25 sc evenly up side of Corner Square. Fasten off.
2nd row:With RS facing, join B with sl st in back loop only of first sc of last row. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in back loop only of each st, 1 dc in each of next 25 sc. 5 dc in next sc for corner. 1 dc in each of next 26 sc. Fasten off.
3rd row: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in top of ch 3 of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in each dc to next corner st. 3 sc in next dc for corner. 1 sc in each dc to end of row. Fasten off.
4th row: With RS facing, join A with sl st in back loop only of first sc of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in each sc to corner st. 3 sc in next sc for corner. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.
5th row:With RS facing, join B with sl st in back loop only of first sc of last row. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in back loop only of each st, 1 dc in each sc to corner st. 5 dc in next sc for corner. 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.
Rep 3rd to 5th rows twice more. Fasten off.

Edging row: With RS facing, join MC with sl st in top of ch 3 of last row. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in each dc to next corner st. 3 sc in next dc for corner. 1 sc in each dc to last dc. 3 sc in last dc for corner. Work sc evenly across top to next corner. 3 sc in corner. Work sc evenly down side. 2 sc in same sp as first sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
With RS of Front and Back tog, join MC to any corner and crochet 3 sides of pillow tog. Insert pillow form. Crochet rem side closed.

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