Free Crochet Pattern Happy Hearts Afghan

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Free Crochet Pattern Happy Hearts Afghan

Afghan measures approximately 40” wide x 48” long.

RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 2 Skeins each 774 Lt. Raspberry CA, 376 Burgundy CB, 378 Claret CC, 358 Lavender CD, and 776 Dark Orchid CE.

Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].

Stitch marker (optional), yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square = 4½” x 4½”. CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

single crochet2tog = [insert hook in next st and draw up a lp] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook-one single crochet decreased.

SOLID SQUARE (Make 20-4 in each color): Chain 5; join with a sl st in first chain to form a ring.

Free Crochet Pattern Happy Hearts Afghan Instructions

Rnd 1: Chain 3, 2 dc in ring, chain 2, [3 dc in ring, chain 2] 3 times; join with a sl st in top of chain-3.

Rnd 2: Chain 3, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 sp, [dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 sp] 3 times; join.

Rnd 3: Chain 3, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 sp, [dc in next 7 dc, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 sp] 3 times, dc in next 2 dc; join.

Rnd 4: Chain 3, dc in next 6 dc, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 sp, [dc in next 11 dc, (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) all in next chain-2 sp] 3 times, dc in next 4 dc; join – 15 dc between corner sps. Fasten off.

SINGLE-ROW STRIPE SQUARE (Make 20): With color CA, CB, CC, CD or CE, work Rnds 1-3 same as for Solid Square for 4 squares per color, then work Rnd 4 of each square with a different contrasting color.

DOUBLE-ROW STRIPE SQUARE (Make 20): With color CA, CB, CC, CD or CE, work Rnds 1 and 2 same as for Solid Square for 4 squares per color, then work Rnds 3 and 4 of each square with a different contrasting color.

TRIPLE-ROW STRIPE SQUARE (Make 20): With color CA, CB, CC, CD or CE, work Rnd 1 same as for Solid Square for 4 squares per color, then work Rnds 2-4 of each square with a different contrasting color.

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Free Crochet Pattern Happy Hearts Afghan
Free Crochet Pattern Happy Hearts Afghan

HEART (Make 20-4 in each color): Chain 11.

Point-Row 1 (Right Side): Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across; turn – 10 single crochet.

Row 2: Chain 1, single crochet in each single crochet to last 2 single crochet; single crochet2tog; turn – 9 single crochet.

Rows 3-7: Rep Row 2 – 4 single crochet at end of Row 7.

Row 8: Chain 1, [single crochet2tog] twice; turn – 2 single crochet.

Row 9: Chain 1, single crochet2tog – 1 single crochet. Fasten off.

Bumps-Row 1: With right side facing and working in rem lps of beg chain, join yarn in the first chain; chain 1, single crochet in same chain and next 4 chain; turn – 5 single crochet.

Row 2: Chain 1, single crochet in each single crochet across.

Row 3: Single crochet2tog, single crochet in next single crochet, single crochet2tog. Fasten off.

With right side facing, join yarn in next free lp of beg ch and rep Rows 1-3.

FINISHING: Weave in ends. Sew hearts to Solid Squares, ensuring that the heart and square color are different.

Randomly arrange all squares into an 8 square x 10 square grid, and sew together.

Edging is worked in short rows across 1 or more squares in different colors. When fastening off, leave a yarn tail to sew the seams between edging sections.

LOWER EDGING-Row 1: With right side facing, join CA in lower left corner of afghan; chain 3, dc evenly across 3 squares; turn.

Rows 2-4: Chain 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across and in top of chain-3; turn. Fasten off.

Join CB and work 4 rows dc across next 2 squares of lower edge. Fasten off. Join CC and work 4 rows dc across next 3 squares. Fasten off.

SIDE EDGING: Join CD and work 4 rows dc across row ends of last edging section and next 3 squares. Fasten off.

Join CE and work 4 rows dc across next 4 squares. Fasten off. Join CA and work 4 rows dc across one square.

Fasten off. Join CB and work 4 rows dc across next 2 squares. Fasten off.

TOP EDGING: Join CC and work 4 rows dc across row ends of last edging section and next 4 squares. Fasten off.

Join CD and work 4 rows dc across next 3 squares. Fasten off. Join CE and work 4 rows dc across one square.

Fasten off.

SIDE EDGING: Join CA and work 4 rows dc across row ends of last edging section and next 2 squares. Fasten off.

Join CB and work 4 rows dc across next 3 squares. Fasten off. Join CD and work 4 rows dc across next 2 squares.

Fasten off. Join CE and work 4 rows dc across last 3 squares and row ends of first edging section. Fasten off.

Sew ends of edging sections tog. Weave in ends.

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