American Flag Afghan


Flag is about 36X 60 inches. Materials list: 20 ounces of white 16 ounces of red 12 ounces of blue 4 ounces gold knitting worsted weight yarn crochet hook size F (I used a G to make it to gauge) abbreviations: ch (chain) sc ( single crochet) sl st ( slip stitch) hdc (half double crochet) dc (double crochet) tr (treble) sk (skip) Gauge: 7 sc equal 2 inches Work begins at lower edge. Starting with red ch 218, sc in second ch from hook, sc in each ch across, ch 1,turn. Pattern row: sc in each sc across, ch 1 , turn Repeat pattern row until there are11 rows red, fasten off. Join white and work 11 pattern rows. Continue changing colors from red to white until 3 red and 3 white stripes are completed. Change to blue and sc across 109 sts, ch1 turn. Continue in blue , sc until 77 rows are completed Join red in first sc after first blue row of sc, work 11 rows of sc in red for first short stripe Work 4 red and 3 white short stripes Sew blue to edge of short stripes with small stitches. Stars: Make 50: With white ch 4 , join with sl st, ch 1, 15 sc in ring, join with sl st. *Ch 6, sl st in second ch from hook, sc in next ch hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, tr in next ch, sk 2 sc, sl st in next sc. repeat from * around-5 points, join with sl st and fasten off, leaving about a 12 inch length to sew the star on. sew stars on blue section as shown in photo, 6 in a row for 5 rows and 5 in a row for 4 rows between them. Fringe: With Gold, cut strands about 6 1/4 inches long. Fold 3 strands in half and put them in every other sc around. Trim even.

9 thoughts on “American Flag Afghan

  1. I Just love this site. The patterns are so easy!!!!!!!!! It is blessing that we have this site! I Thank God every day that I have a wonderful husband and childred. And alot of friends!!!!!! I’m very Bless!!!!!! God Bless Everyone out there!!!!!!!! RUBY

  2. I’m a bit confused about how you attach the stars to the blue field. Do you stitch then all around with that 12″ tail or just stitch the corner of each point?

  3. Where are the three small dots in the right corner top of the page? I lost this pattern and would love to do it again!

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