Lasting Impression Lapghan
No one can forget this Lasting Impression Lapghan. This crochet afghan pattern from Premier Yarns is so unique that people will want to get up close to see it, especially since the motifs go in different directions. The circles and hexagons put together create a crazy pattern of shapes that continues to look intriguing no matter how many times you see it. Impress people with your crochet skills by trying out this easy crochet lap blanket. If you want a larger blanket, all you have to do is use more yarn to make more pieces.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Collection Alpaca Dance:
- A: Soft White (3 balls)
- B: Dusty Green (1 ball)
- C: Cornflower (3 balls)
- Crochet Hook (Size I/9, 5.5 mm)
- Stitch Marker
- Yarn Needle
35" x 45", excluding border
Motif = 6 1/4" from point to point; 5 1/2" from side to side
Dtr: Yo 3 times, insert hook in next st and draw up a lp, [yo and pull through 2 lps on hook] 4 times.
Sc2tog: Draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and pull through all 3 lps on hook. (1 stitch decreased)
MOTIF (make 49)
Rnd 1: With A, ch 5, join with a sl st to form a ring, ch 4 (counts as first tr), 17 tr in ring; join with a sl st in fourth ch of beg ch-4; fasten off. – 18 tr.
Rnd 2: Join B with a sl st in any tr, ch 1, 2 sc in same st, place marker in second sc, 2 sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, 2 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 dtr in ach of next 3 sts, 2 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts; join with a sl st in first sc; fasten off – 36 sts.
Rnd 3: Working in back lps only throughout rnd, join C with a sl st in marked st, ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 dc in same st, tr in each of next 5 sts, 3 tr in next st, tr in each
of next 5 sts, 3 tr in next st, dc in each of next 5 sts, 3 dc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, 3 hdc in next st, dc in each of last 5 sts; join
with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3; fasten off – 48 sts.
Rnd 4: Working in both lps, join A with a sl st in middle st of any corner, ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 dc in same st as joining, [dc in each of next 7 sts, 3 dc in next st] 4 times, dc in each of last 7 sts; join with a sl st in third ch of beg ch-3; fasten off – 60 dc.
Rnd 5: Join C with a sl sts in middle st of any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in same st as joining, [sc in each of next 9 sts, 3 sc in next st] 4 times, sc in each of last 9 sts; join with a sl st in first sc; fasten off – 72 sc.
With RS facing and C, orienting Motifs as desired, join Motifs in 7 strips of 7 Motifs each by working sl st through outer lps of adjoining Motifs. In the same manner, sl st the strips together following diagram.
Rnd 1: With RS facing, join C with a sl st in middle sc of any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc around, working sc2tog where two Motifs meet (in the middle sc of each corner) and working 3 sc in the center sc of each outer corner, join with a sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Sl st in each st around, join with a sl st in first sl st; fasten off.
Weave in ends.
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