Reversible Afghans

Reversible Afghans

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Annie’s is part of the third-generation Muselman family business, founded in 1925 and long known for original craft designs including crochet, knitting, card making, paper crafts, beading, sewing, quilting, and needlework. Annie’s books are sold through independent retailers and major chain stores worldwide. They are headquartered in Berne, Indiana.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590128763
Publisher: Annie's
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Pages: 20
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Annie’s is part of the third-generation Muselman family business, founded in 1925 and long known for original craft designs including crochet, knitting, card making, paper crafts, beading, sewing, quilting, and needlework. Annie’s books are sold through independent retailers and major chain stores worldwide. They are headquartered in Berne, Indiana.

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CHAPTER 1

Reversible Lapghan

Design by Daisy Watson

Skill Level

EASY

Finished Measurements

47 inches × 49 inches

Materials

• Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (solids: 7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein; multis: 5 oz/236 yds/141g per skein):

5 skeins each #3952 Icelandic and #400 grey heather

2 skeins #505 Aruba sea

• Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge

7 ripple sts = 6 inches; 5 ripple st rows = 2 inches

Special Stitches

Beginning ripple stitch (beg ripple st): Ch 2, 3 dc in same st.

Ripple stitch (ripple st): (Sc, 3 dc) in next sc.

Lapghan

Row 1: With grey heather, ch 218, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (217 sc)

Row 2: Beg ripple st(see Special Stitches), sk next 3 sts, [ripple st(see Special Stitches), sk next 3 sc] across with sc in last st, turn. Fasten off. (54 ripple sts, 1 sc)

Row 3: Join Icelandic with sl st in first sc, beg ripple st, sk next 3 dc, [ripple st, sk next 3 dc] across with sc in top of ch-2, turn. Fasten off.

Row 4: With grey heather, rep row 3.

Rows 5–8: [Rep rows 3 and 4 alternately] twice.

Row 9: With Aruba sea, rep row 3, do not fasten off.

Row 10: Rep row 2.

Rows 11 & 12: Rep rows 3 and 4.

Rows 13–18: [Rep rows 9–12] twice, ending last rep with row 10.

Rows 19–54: [Rep rows 3 and 4 alternately] 18 times.

Rows 55–72: [Rep rows 9–12 consecutively] twice, ending last rep with row 10.

Rows 73–108: [Rep rows 3 and 4 alternately] 18 times.

Rows 109–118: [Rep rows 9–12 consecutively] twice, ending last rep with row 10.

Rows 119–124: [Rep rows 3 and 4 alternately] 3 times, do not fasten off at end of last row.

Row 125: Ch 1, sc in each st across, fasten off.

CHAPTER 2

Esterbrooke Reversible Lap Robe

Design by Darla J. Fanton

Skill Level

INTERMEDIATE

Finished Measurements

37 ½ inches wide × 39 ½ inches long

Materials

• Medium (worsted) weight cotton/rayon yarn:

25 oz tan

11 oz green

7 oz white

• Sizes J/10/6mm and K/10 ½/6.5mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

• Tapestry needle

Gauge

Size K hook: 3 4-dc groups and 3 sc in row 3 = 4 inches blocked; 12 rows = 4 inches blocked

Pattern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

There is no wrong or right side; the designations given are simply to clarify instructions.

Carry tan up side edges; cut white and green after each use.

Pay close attention as to when to turn. Work is not turned at the end of every row.

Chain-2 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Special Stitch

V-stitch (V-st): (Dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or sp.

Lap Robe

Row 1 (WS): With size K hook and tan, ch 126, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, *ch 2, sk 1 ch, sc in each of next 4 chs, rep from
Row 2: With white, ch 2(see Pattern Notes), dc in each sc across, fasten off white, do not turn. (100 dc)

Row 3: Pick up tan, draw through back lp(see Stitch Guide) at top of turning ch, ch 1, sc in top of turning ch, *working in front of previous row, 4 dc in ch-2 sp 2 rows below, sk next 2 dc, sc in gap before next dc, rep from
Row 4: With tan, ch 1, sc in first sc, sk next dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, [sc in each of next 2 dc, sk next sc, sc in each of next 2 dc, ch 2] 24 times, sc in next dc, sk next dc, sc in last sc, change color to green, turn. (100 sc, 25 ch-2 sps)

Rows 5–120: Rep rows 2–4 consecutively in the following color pattern: rows 3 and 4 always with tan, row 2 *once with white, twice with green, rep from *, ending with white, followed by a final row 3, do not fasten off tan(see Pattern Notes).

Edging

Rnd 1: Now working in rnds, with tan, ch 3 (first corner sp), with WS still facing, rotate work so side edge is at top, 124 sc along first side edge, ch 3, working in opposite side of foundation ch, 124 sc along bottom edge, ch 3, 124 sc along 2nd side edge, ch 3, 124 sc along top edge, join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch-3 corner sp. (4 ch-3 sps, 124 sc each edge)

Rnd 2: Ch 3(counts as first dc), 8 dc in same ch-3 sp, *[sk 4 sc, 5 dc in next sc] 24 times, sk 4 sc, 9 dc in next ch-3 sp, rep from *, join in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. (4 9-dc groups, 96 5-dc groups)

Rnd 3: With WS facing, join white in center st of any corner shell, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc in same st, ch 1, sk 1 dc, *[sc in next dc, ch 1, sk 2 dc, V-st(see Special Stitch) in gap before next dc group, ch 1, sk 2 dc] 25 times, sc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc**, (dc, {ch 1, dc} twice) in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, rep from
Rnd 4: With WS facing, join tan in ch-1 sp of first V-st to left of any corner, ch 3 (counts as dc), 4 dc in same ch-1 sp, 5 dc in ch-1 sp of each V-st around, working 5 dc in ch-1 sp on each side of center dc of each corner, join in top of beg ch-3. (540 dc)

Rnd 5: With size J hook, ch 1, reverse sc(see Stitch Guide) in each st around, join in beg sc. Fasten off. (540 sc)

Block lightly.

CHAPTER 3

Reversible Diamonds

Design by Anne Halliday

Skill Level

INTERMEDIATE

Finished Measurements

44 × 54 inches

Materials

• Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein):

4 skeins #313 aran

3 skeins #3862 jade

• Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

• Stitch marker

Gauge

From point to point, 3 horizontal pattern reps = 12 ½ inches

Special Stitch

Single crochet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up lp, yo, draw through both lps on hook.

Afghan

Row 1 (WS): With jade, ch 231 loosely, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 9 chs, ch 2, [sc in next 9 chs, sk next ch, dc in next ch, sk next ch, sc in next 9 chs, ch 2] 10 times, sc in last 10 chs. Fasten off.

Row 2 (RS): Hold piece with RS facing you, sk first sc, with aran make slip knot(see illustration) on hook and sc join(see Special Stitch) in next sc, sc in next 8 sc, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *sc in next 8 sc, sk next sc, sc in next dc, sk next sc, sc in next 8 sc, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from
Row 3: Hold piece with WS facing you, sk first sc, with jade make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *sc in next 7 sc, ch 1, sk next sc, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next 7 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 4: Hold piece with RS facing you, sk first sc, with aran make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *sc in next 6 sc, working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk st on 2nd row below, sc in next sc, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, sc in next sc, working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk st on 2nd row below, sc in next 6 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 5: Hold piece with WS facing you, sk first sc, with jade make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *sc in next 5 sc, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next sc, ch 1, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next st, sc in next 5 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 6: Hold piece with RS facing you, sk first sc, with aran make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, [working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk dc on 2nd row below, sc in next sc] twice, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, [sc in next sc, working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk dc on 2nd row below] twice, sc in next 4 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 7: Hold piece with WS facing you, sk first sc, with jade make slip knot on hook, sc join in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, ch 1, sk next st, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next st] twice, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next st] twice, sc in next 3 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 8: Hold piece with RS facing you, sk first sc, with aran make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, [working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk st on 2nd row below, sc in next sc] 3 times, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, [sc in next sc, working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk st on 2nd row below] 3 times, sc in next 2 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 9: Hold piece with WS facing you, sk first sc, with jade make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next st, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next st] 3 times, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next st, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next st] 3 times, [sc in next sc, sk next sc] twice, rep from
Row 10: Hold piece with RS facing you, sk first sc, with aran make slip knot on hook and sc join in next sc, *[working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk st on 2nd row below, sc in next sc] 4 times, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, [sc in next sc, working in front of next ch-1 sp, dc in next sk st on 2nd row below] 4 times, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, rep from
Row 11: Hold piece with WS facing you, sk first sc, with jade make slip knot on hook and sc join with sc in next dc, sc in next 8 sts, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *sc in next 8 sts, sk next st, sc in next st, sk next st, sc in next 8 sts, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from
Next rows: Rep rows 2–11 until piece measures approximately 48 inches from beg. Then rep rows 2–10.

Weave in all ends.

Edging

Hold Afghan with RS facing you and last row worked to left; with jade make slip knot on hook and sc join in unused sc at end of first row; 2 sc in same row; working across side in unused sc at end of rows, sc in each rem row; mark last sc made; ch 1; working across last row, sc in first sc, ch 1, sc in next 9 sc, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp; [sc in next 8 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, sc in next 8 sc, work (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp] 11 times; sc in next 9 sc, ch 1, sc in last sc, ch 1; working across next side in unused sc at end of rows, sc in next row and in each rem row to last row; 3 sc in last row. Fasten off.

Border

Hold piece with RS facing you; with jade make slip knot on hook and sc join with sc in marked st; sc in next ch-1 sp, in next sc, in next ch-1 sp and in next 10 sc; 4 sc in next ch-2 sp; [sc in next 8 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, sc in next 8 sc, 4 sc in next ch-2 sp] 10 times; sc in next 10 sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, in next sc, in next ch-1 sp and in each sc across next side to last sc of Edging; work (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in last sc; working across next side in unused lps of beg ch, sc in next 9 lps, sk next 2 lps, sc in next 9 lps, [3 sc in next lp, sc in next 9 lps, sk next 2 lps, sc in next 9 lps] 10 times; working across next side, (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in first sc of work; sc in each rem sc to first sc; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

CHAPTER 4

Stack 'Em Up Afghan

Design by Roberta Maier

Skill Level

INTERMEDIATE

Finished Measurements

37 ½ × 41 inches

Materials

• Universal Yarn Uptown Baby Sport fine (baby) weight acrylic yarn (3 ½ oz/361 yds/100g per skein):

4 skeins #201 white

3 skeins #218 silver blue

• Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge 3

Gauge

5 sts = 1 inch; 19 sc rows = 3 inches

Pattern Note

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Special Stitch

Single crochet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up lp, yo, draw through both lps on hook.

Afghan

Row 1: With white, ch 184, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (183 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, [sc in front lp(see Stitch Guide) of each of next 3 sts, sc in both lps of each of next 3 sts] across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, do not turn. Fasten off.

Row 4: Sc join(see Special Stitch) silver blue in first st, sc in each of next 2 sts, [working in rem lp of sts 3 rows below, dc in each of next 3 sts, working in both lps of last row, sc in each of next 3 sts] across, turn. Fasten off.

Row 5: Sc join white in first st, sc in each of next 5 sts, sc in front lp of each of next 3 sts, [sc in both lps of each of next 3 sts, sc in front lp of each of next 3 sts] across to last 6 sts, sc in each of last 6 sts, turn.

Row 6: Rep row 3.

Row 7: Sc join silver blue in first st, sc in each of next 5 sts, working in rem lp of sts 3 rows below, dc in each of next 3 sts, [working in both lps of sts on last row, sc in each of next 3 sts, working in rem lp of sts 3 rows below, dc in each of next 3 sts] across to last 6 sts, sc in each of last 6 sts, turn. Fasten off.

Rows 8–250: Rep rows 2–7 consecutively, ending with row 4.

Row 251: Sc join white in first st, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 252: Ch 1, sc in each st across, do not turn. Fasten off.

Edging

Rnd 1: Working in sts and in ends of rows, sc join silver blue in first st of last row, 2 sc in same st, sc in each st across to last st, 3 sc in last st, *sk first row, sc in each row across to last row, sk last row*, working in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, 3 sc in first ch, sc in each ch across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch, rep between *, join(see Pattern Note) in first sc. (874 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around with 3 sc in each center corner st, join in first sc. (882 sc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in first st, sk next 2 sts, *(sl st, ch 3, 2 dc) in next st, sk next 2 sts, rep from
(Continues…)



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Table of Contents

Reversible Lapghan,
Esterbrooke Reversible Lap Robe,
Reversible Diamonds,
Stack 'Em Up Afghan,
Painted Honeycomb Afghan,
Say It With Hearts,
General Information,
Pattern Services and Revisions,
Metric Conversion Charts,
Stitch Guide,

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