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Java Peacock Afghan
Finished
February 10, 2016
December 9, 2016
Project info
Java Peacock Afghan
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peacock-feather-java-motif
Crochet
Throw
Hooks & yarn
5.5 mm (I)
Red Heart Super Saver & Caron United
Notes

The beginning of this pattern uses Christa Veenstra’s design Crochet Peacock Feather “Java” Motif which is a pattern for purchase. My instructions are free but will not due you any good unless you purchase her design first. Please do not ask me to share her design as this is asking me to break the law by sharing copyrighted materials.

Peacock Feather Afghan

I did not keep a gauge on this as it is a matter of preference in afghans if you want a tighter weave use a smaller hook if you prefer a loose weave use a larger hook.

Materials:
#4 Yarn
Red Heart Super Saver 7 oz skeins

1 Black, 1 Purple, 1 Aqua, 1 Gold, 2 Teal

Caron United Fresh Green – 8 ozs

“I” crochet hook

Yarn Needle

Scissors

Stitches used:
sl st, ch, sc, hdc, dc, edc, trb, picot
Picot: ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook

Rnd 1-5: Java Peacock Feather by Christa Veenstra found at the link below

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peacock-feather-j...

Rnd 6: Using Leaf Green join yarn in last sc st of rnd 5, (ch 2, 2 dc, Picot) in same sp as joining, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st, * sk next st, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, Rep from * around to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, join to top of beg ch 2, FO (28 Picots)

Remaining Feather Motifs:
Rnd 1-5: Java Peacock Feather by Christa Veenstra found at the link below

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peacock-feather-j...

Rnd 6: Using Leaf Green join yarn in last sc st of rnd 5, (ch 2, 2 dc, Picot) in same sp as joining, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st, * sk next st,(sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, Rep from * 12 more times, sc in center top st, ch 1, sl st in point of picot of last motif made, ch 1 sc in same sp as last sc st on current motif, ** sk next st, , (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, Rep from ** around to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, join to top of beg ch 2, FO

Repeat for remaining motifs to desired length

Trim:
Using Teal Starting at the bottom of your row of feathers join yarn in point of picot with sc, (sc ch 2, 2sc) all in same sp as first sc st, * Sk next st, sc in next st, ** dc between next 2 sc of rnd 6, *** sc in next ch 3 sp, rep from ** 13 times, sc in last ch 3 sp of this feather, 3 trb in picot point of next feather, rep from *** to top ch 3 of last feather, dc between next 2 sc sts of rnd 6, 5 dc in center ch3 sp, dc between next 2 sc sts of rnd 6, sc in next ch 3 sp, continue in pattern working down opposite side of feathers to last ch sp, sc in ch 3 sp, dc between next 2 sc sts of rnd 6, sk hdc st on rnd 6, sc in next st, sk last st , join to beg sc st. FO

Joining Strips:
Using Teal and working through both layers with right sides together
Sc in first marked sts, * ch 1, sc in next st, rep from * to last marked sts, FO

Finishing Afghan Trim:
Working in tip of any feather (sc, ch 3 picot, sc) sk next st rep around join FO weave in all ends left.

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Finished
February 10, 2016
December 9, 2016
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
  • Project created: December 11, 2016
  • Finished: December 11, 2016
  • Updated: March 23, 2020