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free crochet afghan patternSplash eyelash crocheted afghan

 

Splash Crocheted Afghan Throw

"Splash" is a lustrous eyelash yarn.
Designed by Vanessa Berkey for Crystal Palace Yarns

Finished size:
45" x 48" (not including fringe)

Supplies:
Crystal Palace Splash Eyelash (100g):
6 balls of 7178 Cool Jazz (A), and 1 ball each of 7187 Orchid (C), 7234 Carnival (D), 7232 Seafoam (E)
Crystal Palace Baby Georgia 6079 Mist (B) 4-40 gram skeins or any fingering or sport weight yarn (total 560-600 yds)
Size Q crochet hook
[Note: Splash and Baby Georgia (or other fine yarn) are held double throughout crocheting this afghan.]

Gauge:
Gauge is not crucial for this project. 5 dc and 2.5 rows over 4"

Side panels (make 2):
Holding A and B together, Ch 24.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, and each ch across (22 dc formed)
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc into 1st dc and each across.
Repeat row two 28 times (30 rows total).

Middle panel (make 1):
Holding C and B together, Ch 14.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, and each ch across (12 dc formed)
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc into 1st dc and each across.
Repeat row 2 twice.
Row 5: With D and B held together, repeat row 2 twice.
Row 7: With E and B held together, repeat row 2 three times.
Row 10: With D and B held together, repeat row 2 twice.
Row 12: With C and B held together, repeat row 2 eight times.
Row 20: With D and B held together, repeat row 2 twice.
Row 22: With E and B held together, repeat row 2 three times.
Row 25: With D and B held together, repeat row 2 twice.
Row 27: With C and B held together, repeat row 2 four times.

Finishing:
Sew each side panel to middle panel with one strand of Baby Georgia (or fingering/sport yarn used in crocheting).

Make Fringe:
Holding one strand of each color of Splash, wrap around a 9" book 19 times. Cut one
end. Now repeat 19 wraps and cut with main color 7178 cool Jazz (A). Place each 4 strand fringe into lower comer chain, and into about every 3rd chain, spacing evenly. Repeat at other end of throw. Fill in with rest of cut fringe. If you want a more plush fringe and have more yarn leftover, continue to add fringe.

Copyright 2003 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with crocheters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Yarn shops carrying CPY Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

Retail shops in the USA should contact CPY Wholesale for information on purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns and email cpy @ straw.com .

or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809

Last revision of this page February 07, 2012