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25 Afghan Patterns from Red Heart Yarn
Southern Cross Afghan
By: Michele Maks for Red Heart Yarn
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This beautiful afghan crochet pattern features square motifs in a Southern Cross design. While this crochet afghan pattern uses a white, red and green scheme, several three and two color combinations are included.
Afghan measures 50" x 50".
GAUGE: Motif = 3 ¾ ". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
With A ch 5, slip st to first ch to join.
Round 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring, slip st to first sc to join.
Round 2: Ch 3, work 2 dc in same space, ch 5, skip next sc, [3 dc in next sc, ch 5, skip next sc] 3 times, slip st to top of ch-3.
Round 3: Join B in same st as joining. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 dc, *working over ch-5 to enclose it, work (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in skipped sc of Round 1, sc in next 3 dc; repeat from * around, end (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in skipped sc of Round 1, slip st in first sc to join.
Round 4: Join C in any ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same space, *dc in next 7 sts, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around, end dc in next 7 sts, slip st to top of ch-3.
Work as for Motif 1, working Rounds 1-2 with B, Round 3 with C and Round 4 with A.
(Make 63) Work as for Motif 1, working Rounds 1-2 with C, Round 3 with A and Round 4 with B.
Following Assembly Diagram, sew Motifs together.
Edging: With C, join yarn and work sc evenly spaced around.
Weave in ends.
Alternate color combinations:
1. 2313 Aran A, 2332 Linen B, 2335 Taupe C
2. 2313 Aran A, 2672 Lt Thyme B, 2673 Med thyme C
3. 2316 Winter White A, 2220 Butter B, 2883 Country Blue C
TWO COLOR VARIATIONS (Make 89 motifs starting with A, 88 motifs starting with B)
1. 2010 White A2968 Shaded Denim B
2. 2212 Black A , 2010 White B
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