Crochet Infant’s Afghan With Embroidered Daisies





MATERIAL
Worsted weight yarn 122 yards per ounce
6 ounces white
6 ounces color
various colors in small amounts for embroidery (see chart below)
afghan hook size H
crochet hook size H

for afghan stitch instructions click here

This afghan consists of 1 white stripe worked in afghan stitch and 2 colored stripes worked in daisy stitch.

With white yarn make a chain of 69 stitches, work 109 rows of afghan stitch.

With colored yarn make a chain of 23 stitches.
Row 1—Afghan stitch.
Row 2—Afghan stitch.
Row 3—Pick up first stitch, * yarn over hook, insert hook in back of 3d stitch of first row, draw up a loop, yarn over hook, draw through 1 loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops, skip 1 stitch, pick up next 2 stitches, retaining all stitches on hook, repeat from * to end of row, work off same as plain afghan stitch, repeat these 3 rows until you have 109 rows.

Sew stripes together, now work a rib over the joining as follows : Join white yarn, slip hook under first white stitch, yarn over, draw through as slip stitch, slip hook under first colored stitch, yarn over, draw through, now take up the nest white stitch, then the next colored stitch and so on to the end.





Border—With white yarn work 3 rows of SC. all around afghan, always taking up the back stitch of preceding row, mitre the comers on each row by making 3 S.C. in 1 stitch. With colored yarn work 3 S.C, * yarn over hook, insert hook under 4th S.C. of first row, draw up a loop, yarn over, draw through 1 loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops, yarn over, draw through 2 loops, skip 1 stitch, 1 S.C. in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around.
Work 3 rows more of white and 1 of color.





detail of daisy stitch

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