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Tequila Sunrise Afghan

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Every night when the sun goes down, curl up in comfort with this Tequila Sunrise Afghan. Made using a variety of crochet stitches, this beautiful afghan is a crochet lover's dream. Use this bright afghan to add a splash of color to your living room or bedroom, or give this afghan as a gift for a friend or family member. Take a shot of courage and start making this lovely crocheted afghan tonight!

Tequila Sunrise Afghan
Tequila Sunrise Afghan
This image courtesy of Roseanna Beck

Crochet Hook: 4.5 mm hook

Primary Technique: Crochet

Easy

Materials:

  • 8 skeins Red Heart Classic yarn in Grenadine
  • 1 skien Red Heart Classic yarn in Lily Pink
  • 4.5mm (US G-6) or size needed for gauge

 

Gauge:  Rows 2-5 – 2 ¼”; Shell, sc – 2”

 

Special Stitches:

  • Cluster (Cl) –*yo, insert hook in specified stitch and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops, repeat from * once in same stitch, yo and draw through 3 loops.
  • Beginning Cluster (Beg Cl) – Ch 3, yo, insert hook in same stitch and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops, yo and draw through remaining 2 loops.
  • Shell – (Cl, ch 2) twice in same stitch, Cl again in same stitch.
  • Picot – (sc, ch 3, sc) in same stitch or space.

Tequila Sunrise Afghan

Instructions:
Throw Measures:  42” x 51”
Throw is worked in multiples of 8 plus 2.

  1. Row 1: With grenadine ch 162, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [skip 3 chs, Shell in next ch, skip 3 chs, sc in next ch across, turn.
     
  2. Row 2: Ch 6, [sc in center Cl of next Shell, ch 3, dc in next sc, ch 3] across ending last repeat with dc in last sc, turn.
     
  3. Row 3: (Beg Cl, ch 2, Cl) in first dc, [sc in next sc, Shell in next dc] across to ch 6 turning ch, (Cl, ch 2, Cl) in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn.
     
  4. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in top of first Cl, [ch 3, dc in next sc, ch 3, sc in center Cl of next Shell] across ending last repeat with sc in top of last Cl.
     
  5. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [Shell in next dc, sc in next dc] across, turn.
     
  6. Repeat Rows 2 – 5 for a total of 80 rows, turn, Do Not Fasten Off.

Edging

  1. Round 1: Work along top edge picot in first sc, [ch 2, picot in next dc, ch 2, picot in next sc] across, picot in last sc.
     
  2. Work along side edge ch 2, [picot in space between next 2 rows, ch 2] across.
     
  3. Work along bottom edge picot in first sc, [ch 2, picot in ch below Shell, ch 2, picot in ch below sc] across, picot in last sc.
     
  4. Work along side edge as for opposite side edge, join to beginning sc and fasten off.
     
  5. Round 2: Work along top edge join lily pink in right corner ch 3 space [Beg Cl, ch 2, (Cl, ch 2) 3 times, Cl] in same space, *sc in next ch 3 space, [(Cl, ch 2,) 3 times, Cl] in next ch 3 space, repeat from * across, [(Cl, ch 2) 4 times, Cl] in corner ch 3 space, continue pattern around entire throw, join to top of Beg Cl.
     
  6. Round 3: Slip stitch into ch 2 space, sc in same space, (ch 3, sc in next ch 2 space) 3 times, *ch 3, sc in next sc, (ch 3, sc in next ch 2 space) 3 times,  repeat from * across ending row  (ch 3, sc in next ch 2 space) 4 times, continue pattern around entire throw, join to beginning sc and fasten off.

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