Monday, May 26, 2014

Part 3 - Vertical Textures Afghan crochet-a-long

This is the "hump day" post for the crochet-a-long! After this we have one more strip and then then joining the whole afghan together! Way to go at getting this far! I have LOVED the pictures I've seen so far!!! If you are just joining us the links for the first two strips are at the bottom of this post. Let's move on to strip number 3!

Directions for strip 3 (make 2)
Ch 182 with color A

Row 1: Beginning in second ch from hook sc in each ch. (181 sc) {Mark this as the right side}

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in BLO, sc in each st across. (181 sc)

Row 3-5: Repeat row 2. Change colors to color B at the end of row 5. (If you want to see how I change colors I always follow this tutorial from Sincerely Pam.)

Row 6: Ch 2, bean st in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, bean st in next st,* repeat *to* to the last st, DO NOT CH 1 AFTER THE LAST BEAN ST, hdc in last st. (90 bean sts)

Row 7: Ch 2, bean st in the top of the next bean st, *ch 1, skip one st, bean st in the top of the next bean st,* repeat *to* across row to last st (the ch 2 from the previous row), DO NOT CH 1 AFTER THE LAST BEAN ST, hdc in last st. (89 bean sts)

Row 8-14: Repeat rows 6 and 7 alternately ending with row 6. At the end of row 6 change back to color A.

Row 15: Ch 1, sc in the top of the hdc st and each bean st and ch st across. (181 sc)

Row 16-19: Repeat row 2.

Break yarn and weave in ends.

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Thank you, and happy hooking!
String With Style

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You can find the first stripe pattern HERE and the second stripe pattern HERE.

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