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Giant Granny Afghan

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From Alision B., sent to Evelyn F MULTICOLORED - (Use up leftover yarns),
NOTE: Afghan can be made in any colors of your choice. If you don't want to change colors, sl st to ch-2 corner then begin next round.

SIZE: About 60" square

  MATERIALS: 4 ply worsted weight yarn. Crochet hook size I.
3 skeins Black;    

2 skeins Off White;  

2 skeins of color #1, #2, #3, #4,  #5,  #6,

  COLOR PATTERN:
Rnd 1 through 6: Arranging colors as desired, work each rnd in a different color.

Rnds 7 and 8: Work in Black.

Rnd 9: Work in Off White.

Rnds 10 and 11: Work in Black.

Rnds 12 through 23: Work each Rnd in a different color.

Rnds 24 through 28: Repeat Rnds 7 through 11.

Rnds 29 through 40: Work each rnd in a different color.

Rnds 41 through 45: Repeat rnds 7 through 11.

AFGHAN: Ch 5, join with sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 for first dc, work 2 dc in ring, ch 2 for corner, (3dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times, join with sl st to top of starting ch-3. Cut yarn.

Rnd 2: Join new color in any ch-2 corner, ch 3 for first dc, in same space work 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc for starting corner, ch 1, (in next ch-2 space work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1) 3 times, join with sl st to top of starting ch. Cut yarn.

Rnd 3: Join new color in any ch-2 corner, ch 3 for first dc, work 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, in corner work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc; repeat from * 2 times more, end ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, join with sl st to top of starting ch-3. Cut yarn.

Rnd 4: Join new color in any ch-2 corner, ch 3 for first dc, in same space work 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, * (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space) 2 times, ch 1 in corner work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc; repeat from * 2 times more, end (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space) 2 times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of starting ch. Cut yarn.

Rnd 5: Join new color in any ch-2 corner, ch 3 for first dc, in same space work 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, * ch 1, work 3 dc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * to next corner, ch 1, in corner work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc. Continue around in pattern as established, join with sl st to top of starting ch-3.

Rnds 6 through 45: Following Color Pattern, continue working as established, having one more 3 dc group between corners on each rnd.