Free Flower Tiles Afghan Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

WR1879-Flower-Tiles-Afghan

From www.redheart.com

Flower Tiles Afghan

Pattern #: WR1879
Designed by: Mary Jane Protus
Project Type: Throws/Afghans
Skill Level: Intermediate

Required Supplies:

  • RED HEART® “Soft Yarn®”: 2 balls 4601 Off White A; 4 balls 9344 Chocolate B; 3 balls each 4608 Wine C, 9522 Leaf D, 9518 Teal E and 9275 Paprika F (9275 Paprika is discontinued)
  • Crochet Hook 6.5mm [US K-10½]
GAUGE: Motif = 7″ square.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Afghan measures 41″ wide x 56″ long.
SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
pc (popcorn stitch): Work 4 dc in same sc, drop loop from hook, insert hook in the top of first st, pull dropped loop through st.
dtr (double-treble): Yo 3 times, insert hook in specified st, yo and pull up a loop, [yo and pull through 2 loops on hook] 4 times.
NOTE: To join yarn with a dc- With slip knot on hook, yo, insert hook in st, yo and pull up a loop, [yo and pull through 2 loops] twice.
AFGHAN:
Work 35 Motifs—9 Motifs each with C, D and E and 8 Motifs with F. Instructions are for C Motif. Changes for D, E and F are in parentheses.
MOTIF: With B ch 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1(RS): Ch 1, work 8 sc into ring; join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join A with a dc in any st; pc in same st, ch 3, * pc in next sc, ch 3; repeat from * 6 times; join with a slip st in first pc; fasten off – 8 pc.
Rnd 3: Join C (D, E, F) in any ch-3 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same space, * 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next sp—corner made, repeat from * twice, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 sp, join with a slip st in third ch of beginning ch-5 – 9 dc on each side.
Rnd 4: Slip st in ch-2 space, ch 5, (dc, ch 1, dc) in same space, ch 1, sk next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc] 4 times, * (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-2 space, ch 1, sk next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc] 4 times; repeat from * around, dc, ch 1 in beginning ch-2 space, join with a slip st in third ch of beginning ch-5.
Rnd 5: Slip st in ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same space, 2 dc in each ch-1 space to corner ch-2 space, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch-2 space, 2 dc in each ch-1 space across to corner, repeat from * around, join with a slip st in third ch of beginning ch-3; fasten off – 18 dc on each side.
Rnd 6: Join A in any corner ch-2 space, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 space, sc in each of next 5 dc, * dtr in middle dc of 3- dc group in Row 3, sk next dc on Row 5, sc in each of next 2 dc on Row 5, (tr, ch 1, tr) into same middle dc of 3-dc group in Row 3, sk next 2 dc on Row 5, sc in each of next 2 dc on Row 5, dtr into same middle dc of 3-dc group in Row 3, sk next dc on Row 5, sc in each of next 5 dc on Row 5; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc.
Rnd 7: Slip st in ch-2 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 space, * [sk 3 sc, 3 dc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 dc in dtr, sk 2 sc and tr, 3 dc in ch-1 space between 2 tr, sk 2 sc, 3 dc in dtr, sk 2 sc, 3 dc in next sc, sk 3 sc **, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 space] 3 times; repeat from * to ** one more time, join with a slip st in third ch of beginning ch-3; fasten off.
Rnd 8: Join B with a slip st in any corner ch-2 space, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 space, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, [sc in space between 3-dc groups, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next dc] 6 times; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.
ASSEMBLY: Motifs are joined using B on WS, using Assembly Diagram as guide.
Vertical Seams: Using B, begin at lower right edge of afghan chart, with RS of Motifs to be joined facing, join yarn with a slip st through both Motifs in corner ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in same space, * [ch 1, sc in next ch-1 space of both Motifs] 14 times, ch 1, sc in ch-2 space, ch 1, do not fasten off, holding next 2 Motifs with RS facing, sc in corner ch-2 space, repeat from * across all Motifs in row; fasten off. Continue to join all Motifs in vertical rows as shown in diagram.
Horizontal Seams: Join horizontal seams in same manner.
BORDER:
Rnd 1: Join B with a slip st in ch-2 space of any corner, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 corner space, ch 1, [sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 12 times, * sc in ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in ch-2 space of next Motif, ch 1, [sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 12 times **; repeat from * to ** to corner ch-2 space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 corner space; repeat around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join A in any corner ch-2 space, ch 1, * (sc, ch 3, sc) in ch-2 space, ch 3, [sc in next ch-1 space, ch 3] across to next ch-2 space, repeat from * across to next corner ch-2 space, repeat around, join with a slip st in first sc, slip st in ch-2 sp.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch-2 space, ch 1, [sc in ch-3 space, ch 1] across to next corner ch-2 space, repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc.
Rnd 4: Slip st in ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 3, * sc in corner ch-2 space, ch 3, [sc in sc, ch 3] across to corner ch-2 space, repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.
WR1879-Flower-Tiles-Afghan-Diagram
ABBREVIATIONS:
A, B, C, D, E = color A, B, C, D, E; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rem = remaining; RS = right side; sc = single crochet; sk = skip; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; WS = wrong side; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times indicated

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