Desert Crossroads Afghan Crochet Pattern
This afghan is easy to make and will make a stunning addition to your decor. It can be used in the bedroom as an extra blanket or decoration across the foot of your bed. Or you can use it in the living room to cover up while watching tv. The stitching is easy and can be done while watching a movie or talking on the telephone. But, no matter where you decide to stitch it up, it will make a lovely handmade item for you to keep or give as a gift.
7 skeins Lion Brand Homespun Painted Desert
Size J-10 Crochet Hook
Make two of these.
Row 1: Double crochet in 4th chain from hook (beginning chain counts as first double crochet) and in each chain across-34 double crochets.
Row 2: Chain 3 (counts as double crochet), turn, double crochet in each stitch across.
Repeat row 2 until piece measures 48 inches. Tie off and cut yarn.
Large middle piece
With the right side of the piece facing you, join yarn with a slip stitch in one corner.
Row 1: Chain 3 (counts as double crochet), work double crochet evenly spaced across long edge of narrow piece.
Row 2: Chain 3 (counts as double crochet), turn, double crochet in each st across.
Rows 3-30: Rep Row 2. Tie off and cut yarn
Using a whip stitch, sew second narrow piece to the other side of the wide piece, as seen in the picture.
In one corner, join the yarn to the piece with a slip stitch. Single crochet around the entire piece, putting 3 single crochets in each corner. Chain 1 and reverse single crochet back around the entire piece. Tie off and cut yarn.