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Busy Beehive Afghan

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You'll be busy as a bee when you work up a Busy Beehive Afghan. Free crochet afghan patterns are perfect for creating a seasonal change in your home decor. This multicolored afghan would be perfect for Springtime!

Busy Beehive Afghan
Busy Beehive Afghan
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Intermediate

Crochet Hook: G/6 or 4 mm hook, H/8 or 5 mm hook, I/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • 525 yds. Grey Heather Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 360 yds. Tea Leaf Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • Various 4-ply yarns for Round 2 which uses 6 yds.
  • G, H and I crochet hooks or size needed for gauge
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Color Placement Pattern

Instructions:

SIZE: 43” x 49”
GAUGE: Motif measures 6” x 6 ½”

MOTIFS: (make 58)

Rnd 1 – With G hook and grey ch 3 and form a ring, ch 3, work 11 dc in ring, join to top of beg ch 3 and fasten off. (12 dcs)
Rnd 2 - With H hook join color with a sl st in dc, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, Sh St in next dc, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.
Rnd 3 – Join tea leaf with a sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 sp, Sh St in next ch 2 sp, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.
Rnd 4 – With I hook and grey join with a sl st in any ch 2 sp of Sh St, ch 2, work 4 dc in same sp,*ch 3, sc in ch 1 sp, ch 3, work 5 dc in next ch 2 sp, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.
Join with grey whipstitch motifs together as shown on Color Placement Example.

With I hook and grey starting edgin at upper right corner join with a sl st in sc, ch 2, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, *sc in next dc, ch 3, (sc, ch 3, sc) in joining, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sc, rep from * around as established, join to top of beg ch 2 and fasten off.

 

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