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Big Granny Square Crochet Afghan / Simple Crocheted Afghan

Lion Brand Yarn Online Patterns
Crochet
December 2002
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 4 inches
10.0 mm (N/P)
9.0 mm (M/N)
1210 yards (1106 m)
52 x 52 in. (132 x 132 cm)
This pattern is available for free.

SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)

Center square:
(MC) Homespun® (Article #790) 6 balls

Border:
Chenille Thick & Quick® (Article #950) discontinued
(A) 300 yards
(B) 300 yards
Super bulky weight yarn can be substituted

Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)

GAUGE:

Round 1 should measure 3¼” x 3¼” (8.25 cm) using larger hook and 2 strands of Homespun

8 stitches = 4” (10 cm); 4 rounds border = 4½” with smaller hook and 1 strand Chenille Thick & Quick

Center: With larger hook and 2 strands Homespun work in pattern until piece measures 34” x 34” (approximately 15 rounds).

Border: Work rounds with smaller hook and 1 strand of Chenille Thick & Quick (super bulky yarn) in Color A and Color B.

Finish with optional tassels.

Ed. note: Border could be worked in Homespun using 2 strands of yarn and larger hook.

Available in different versions:

Big Granny Square Afghan 10207 (December 2002)
cctq-bigGrannySquareAfghan.pdf
PUBLISHED IN: Crafts, Crochet Fantasy, Crochet! Magazine, Knit It!, Michael’s Create
with tassels (photo tutorial provided)

Simple Crocheted Afghan (July 2005)
chs-simpleAfghan.pdf
PUBLISHED IN: Better Homes and Gardens
without tassels