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Colorful Bee Hive Afghan

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Start a buzz around your neighborhood with this Colorful Bee Hive Afghan from Roseanna Beck.  Your neighbors will see this easy free afghan crochet pattern sitting in your front window and will want one of their own! 

 Colorful Beehive Afghan

Materials:

  • 525 yds. Grey Heather Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 360 yds. Tea Leaf Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • Various 4-ply yarns for Round 2 which uses 6 yds.
  • G, H and I crochet hooks or size needed for gauge
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Color Placement Pattern
     

Instructions:

SIZE: 43” x 49”
GAUGE: Motif measures 6” x 6 ½”

MOTIFS: (make 58)

  1. Rnd 1 – With G hook and grey ch 3 and form a ring, ch 3, work 11 dc in ring, join to top of beg ch 3 and fasten off. (12 dcs)
     
  2. Rnd 2 - With H hook join color with a sl st in dc, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, Sh St in next dc, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.
     
  3. Rnd 3 – Join tea leaf with a sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 sp, Sh St in next ch 2 sp, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.
     
  4. Rnd 4 – With I hook and grey join with a sl st in any ch 2 sp of Sh St, ch 2, work 4 dc in same sp,*ch 3, sc in ch 1 sp, ch 3, work 5 dc in next ch 2 sp, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.

    Colorful Beehive Afghan
     
  5. Join with grey whipstitch motifs together as shown on Color Placement Example.
     
  6. With I hook and grey starting edgin at upper right corner join with a sl st in sc, ch 2, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, *sc in next dc, ch 3, (sc, ch 3, sc) in joining, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, rep from * around as established, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.
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