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Heather's Flowers

(click here for abbreviations)

materials:

size "J" hook
1 - 6 oz. skein Plumberry
4 - 8 oz. skeins each: Dark Sage, Soft Navy

notes:

blue squares will be just slightly smaller than the green, there is the same number of stitches around
flower replaces 1st 2 rounds of a regular granny square

special instructions:

to work flower: chain 3, 2 double crochet in ring, chain 3, turn, 1 double crochet in each double crochet (including beginning chain, total 4 -- 3 double crochet + chain), turn back, (3 double crochet in ring, chain 3, turn, 1 double crochet in each double crochet, turn back) 7 times, join with slip stitch in 3rd beginning chain; 8 petals, 8 spaces---continue same as 3rd round on of regular square

blue squares:

(make 41)
work flower with plum berry
1 rnd with dark sage
2 rnds with navy

green squares:

(make 40)
plain 5 rnd granny square with dark sage

layout:

B = blue square
G = green square

B G B G B G B G B
G B G B G B G B G
B G B G B G B G B
G B G B G B G B G
B G B G B G B G B
G B G B G B G B G
B G B G B G B G B
G B G B G B G B G
B G B G B G B G B

 

joining:

squares are joined using half double crochet in soft navy

border:

with soft navy,
Rnd 1: join with single crochet, single crochet in each stitch around, with 3 single crochet in the chain-1 spaces at the corners of afghan, join with slip stitch
Rnd 2: chain 3, double crochet in each single crochet around, with 3 double crochet in each of the four corners, join with slip stitch to 3rd chain
finish off
weave in ends

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