Flower Tiles Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

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Flower Tiles Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

Designed by Mary Jane Protus.

Afghan measures 41″ wide x 56″ long.

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.

Crochet Hook: 6.5mm (US K-101⁄2).

GAUGE: Motif = 7″ square. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain gauge.

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.

Flower Tiles Afghan Free Crochet Pattern Instructions

AFGHAN: Work 35 Motifs—9 Motifs each with C, D and and 8 Motifs with F. Instructions are for C Motif. Changes for D, E and F are in parentheses).

MOTIF: With B chain 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.

Rnd 1(RS): Chain 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, chain 3, * pc in next sc, chain 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 chain-3 sp, chain 5, 3 dc in same space, * 3 dc in next chain-3 sp, (3 dc, chain 2, 3 dc) in next sp—corner made, repeat from * twice, 3 dc in next chain-3 space, 2 dc in beginning chain-2 sp, join with a slip st in third chain of beginning chain-5 – 9 dc on each side.

Rnd 4: Slip st in chain-2 space, chain 5, (dc, chain 1, dc) in same space, chain 1, sk next dc, [dc in next dc, chain 1, sk next dc] 4 times, * (dc, chain 1, dc, chain 2, dc, chain 1, dc) in next chain-2 space, chain 1, sk next dc, [dc in next dc, chain 1, sk next dc] 4 times; repeat from * around, dc, chain 1 in beginning chain-2 space, join with a slip st in third chain of beginning chain-5.

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Flower Tiles Afghan Free Crochet Pattern
Flower Tiles Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

Rnd 5: Slip st in chain-2 space, chain 3, (dc, chain 2, 2 dc) in same space, 2 dc in each chain-1 space to corner chain-2 space, * (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) in corner chain-2 space, 2 dc in each chain-1 space across to corner, repeat from * around, join with a slip st in third chain of beginning chain-3; fasten off – 18 dc on each side.

Rnd 6: Join A in any corner chain-2 space, chain 1, * (sc, chain 2, sc) in chain-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, chain 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 chain-2 space, chain 3, (2 dc, chain 2, 3 dc) in same chain-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 chain-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, chain 2, 3 dc) in chain-2 space] 3 times; repeat from * to ** one more time, join with a slip st in third chain of beginning chain-3; fasten off.

Rnd 8: Join B with a slip st in any corner chain-2 space, chain 1, * (sc, chain 2, sc) in chain-2 space, chain 1, sk next dc, sc in next dc, chain 1, sk next dc, [sc in space between 3-dc groups, chain 1, sk next dc, sc in next sc, chain 1, sk next dc] 6 times; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.

Flower Tiles Afghan Free Crochet Pattern Assembly

ASSEMBLY: Motifs are joined using B on WS, using

Assembly Diagram as guide.

Assembly Diagram
Assembly Diagram

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 chain-2 space, chain 1, sc in same space, * [chain 1, sc in next chain-1 space of both Motifs] 14 times, chain 1, sc in chain-2 space, chain 1, do not fasten off, holding next 2 Motifs with RS facing, sc in corner chain-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 chain-2 space of any corner, chain 1, (sc, chain 2, sc) in chain-2 corner space, chain 1, [sc in next chain-1 space, chain 1] 12 times, * sc in chain-2 space, chain 1, sc in chain-2 space of next Motif, chain 1, [sc in next chain-1 space, chain 1] 12 times **; repeat from * to ** to corner chain-2 space, (sc, chain 2, sc) in chain-2 corner space; repeat around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join A in any corner chain-2 space, chain 1, * (sc, chain 3, sc) in chain-2 space, chain 3, [sc in next chain-1 space, chain 3] across to next chain-2 space, repeat from * across to next corner chain-2 space, repeat around, join with a slip st in first sc, slip st in chain-2 sp.

Rnd 3: Chain 1, * (sc, chain 2, sc) in corner chain-2 space, chain 1, [sc in chain-3 space, chain 1] across to next corner chain-2 space, repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Slip st in chain-2 space, chain 1, sc in next sc, chain 3, * sc in corner chain-2 space, chain 3, [sc in sc, chain 3] across to corner chain-2 space, repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first sc; fasten off.

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