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Versatile Crib Afghan 

Afghan takes about 12 ounces each of variegated pink and white knitting worsted weight yarn. Use crochet hook size K or size needed for gauge.  

Afghan measures about 36 x 48 inches with fringe.


ch (chain) 
sk (skip)
sc (single crochet) 
lp (loop) 
dc (double crochet) 
st (stitch)
rnd (round)

Gauge: 4 Rows equal 2 ½ inches

In pink, ch 109.

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, * sk 2 ch, 2 dc in next ch, repeat from * across -36 V-clusters, ch 3, turn.

Row 2: Dc between first and second dc to make first V-stitch, * 2 dc between dcs of next cluster, repeat from * across, ch 3, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.

Work 4 rows pink fasten off. Join, white, work 3 rows white in pattern.

Repeat until there are 10 sections pink and 9 sections white.

Border-Rnd 1:
With pink, sc around, working 2 sc over each Row and, 5 sc at each corner.

Rnd 2: Working through back lps only, sc in each sc around.

Fringe: Wrap white around a 4-inch cardboard. Cut one end. 

Hold 2 strands together; fold in half With hook, draw folded lp through back lp on border, pull strands through and tighten. 

Knot fringe in each sc; trim fringe.