Prize Winning Chain Afghan

SIZE 50X64

MATERIALS LIST: 35 oz. 4-ply yarn size I Hook 13 one-inch safety pins
GAUGE: 6 dcs=2″,2 rows=1″
NOTE: In last 2 rows, ch 6 (not 10 for loops). ROW

1: ch 252, sc in first ch,ch 10 skp 10 ch (this makes a loop) *dc in next 10 chs, ch 10 skp 10 chs. repeat from * until there are 12 groups of dcs and 13 loops. Ending with sc, ch 1.

ROW 2: sc in first sc, ch 10,dc in next 10 dc, skp loop ,*dc in next 10 dcs, ch 10, skp loop, repeat from * sc, ch 1 turn.

Repeat these 2 rows for 116 rows. See NOTE for last 2 rows. TO FINISH LOOPS: Start at bottom of afghan and with fingers or large crochet hook pull first loop over second loop, loop 2nd loop through, 2nd loop over 3rd loop and 3rd loop through. Repeat to end. Fasten last lp tog with safety pin. Be sure all loops go in same direction.

FINISHING: Sc in each sc across top, sc in each loop. Remove pins as you go. Across bottom sc in 10 dc*ch 1, sc in 10 dc. Repeat from * to end Fasten off. FRINGE: Cut 10″ lengths of yarn, fold in half. Knot one folded strand in each sc at top and bottom.

FOR 3 COLOR STRIPE PATTERN USE: 4-8OZ. SKEINS OF WHITE 3-4OZ. SKEINS OF BLUE 3-4OZ. SKEINS OF PINK

Work 5 rows white 2 rows blue 2 rows white 1 row pink 2 rows white 2 rows blue then 5 rows white and repeat sequence. this is easy and works up fast and is pretty, especially when done in contrasting colors.

*A WAY TO MAKE SURE YOU CHAIN UP ALL THE LOOPS ON THIS AFGHAN IS TO FOLD THE SECTIONS IN HALF LENGTHWISE, SO THAT THE “LOOPS” STAND UP. THEN TAKE A LARGE CROCHET HOOK SIZE H AND CHAIN UP ALL THE LOOPS. THIS WAY YOU WON’T MISS ANY.

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