This scrap afghan crochet pattern is great for a relaxing weekend project. It is great for using up left over yarn. This scraps afghan pattern starts with a chain stitch and uses a treble crochet the rest of the way. Go ahead and give this a try and make your own unique and beautiful afghan.
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Using Leftover Yarn Blanket
We all have those leftover pieces of yarn piled up in a bag in your closet somewhere. Well, I took some of the leftover pieces and made them into an afghan.
Make in one afternoon!
With the treble crochet, this blanket is very easy to do and it works up so quickly. I went through my yarns that had at least about 1/2 of a skein of yarn. This helped be able to make the same colored rows a bit wider, which means ; less yarn ends to sew in at the end. If you are like me, this is not the best part of crocheting.
Therefore, this would be a great crochet pattern to make if you are in a hurry for a gift for any special occasion.
Materials: I have made this in a number of leftover colors. Most likely Red Heart Yarn. I do not have the color number. I used mauve, white, lilac, teal, and dark red.
Scissors I just love these scissors
CH = Chain Stitch
ST = Stitch
TR = Treble Crochet
Instructions: Scrap Afghan
Foundation chain: ch 134
In 4th ch from hook, Tr in back loop and continue to Tr in each ch until the end. You should end up with 130 St.
Turn, ch 4. Tr in second st from the end (back loop) and continue on until the end.
Repeat row 2 until desired size. To finish: Fasten off and weave in ends.
2 mauve, 3 white, 3 lilac, 4 white, 3 teal, 3 white, 3 lilac, 4 white, 3 teal, 3 white, 4 dark red, 3 white, 3 teal, 4 white, 3 lilac, 3 white, 3 teal, 4 white, 3 lilac, 3 white, 2 mauve, 3 white
Enjoy using your afghan!
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