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Glitter Afghan for Christmas

By: Roseanna Beck

Make this glitter afghan for Christmas and add some sparkle to your holiday. These free, easy to crochet afghan patterns from Roseanna Beck are perfect for a night in front of a roaring fire.

Glitter Aghan for Christmas Glitter Afghan for Christmas

Materials:

  • 380 yds. White Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 320 yds. Jockey Red Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 300 yds. Paddy Green Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 225 yds. Christmas Multi Herrschners 4-ply yarn
  • H and I crochet hooks or size needed for guage
  • Tapestry Needle

SIZE: 43” x 47”

GUAGE: Motif measures 6” x 6 ½”

 

STITCH GUIDE
Chain (ch), Single Crochet (sc), Double Crochet (dc), Slip Stitch (sl st)

Special Stitch: Shell Stitch (Sh St) – 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc

 

 

 

 

Instructions:

MOTIFS: (make 30 red and 28 green)

 

Rnd 1 – With H hook and Christmas multi 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)

Rnd 2 -Join red or green 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.

 

Rnd 3 – Sl st into ch 2 of Sh St, ch 3, (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 3 and fasten off.

Rnd 4 – With I hook and white 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.

 

JOINING

 

With white whipstitch motifs together as shown on Color Placement Diagram.

 

EDGING

 

With I hook and Christmas multi starting at upper right corner, join with a sl st in sc, ch 2, work 4 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, work 5 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, work 5 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, work 5 dc, in next sc, rep from * around as established, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.

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