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Sunday, January 2, 2011

Michaels Craft Crochet Cluster Afghan Pattern


 Here is the blanket throw I made for my daughter for Christmas. She saw the green one that I made for myself, and she loved it because, "It is so thick and warm mom!" She made fun of the bright green chartreuse colored one which I love! I made hers in Maroon, which suits her decor beautifully.


I have tried many of them, but this one is by far the best one I have made.
My girlfriend made it and showed it to me. Her's was perfection!
I had the pattern stuck inside my yarn box and after seeing hers, I started making mine that night.
Check out the free patterns at Michaels today! I'll bet they have put out new ones for the new year!



                                        



Step: 1
FINISHED SIZE
Approx 50-inches x 60-inches (127 x 152.5cm).

Step: 2
GAUGE
2 Clusters and 2 rows = 4 ins [10cm].

Step: 3
Abbreviations
approx = approximately
ch = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
rs = right side

Step: 4
Instructions
Ch 108 loosely.

Step: 5
1st row: (RS). 4 dc in 4th ch from hook. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. *Ch 2. 4 dc in same sp as last sc - cluster made. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn.

Step: 6
2nd row: Ch 5. Cluster in 4th ch from hook. *Miss next cluster. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. Ch 2. Cluster in side of last sc just worked.

Step: 7
Rep from * to last cluster. Miss last cluster. 1 sc in top of last ch. Turn. Rep last row for pat until Afghan measures 60-inches. [152.5cm]. Fasten off.

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