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Decadent Stripes Afghan

Once again, my wife commissioned another piece from me.  This time, she wanted an afghan for our living room.  One that would take the place of a blanket that rests on the sofa.  She decided that she loved the Candy Stripes afghan so much, she wanted a larger version to match our space.  2 weeks later, this is the outcome of that request:

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I have really enjoyed making these striped afghans.  The line and color possibilities are endless.   I see many striped afghan Christmas presents in my future.  They are quick and fairly simple.  The edging seems to be the only tricky part.

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 This pattern is worked exactly the same as the Candy Stripes Afghan (found here).  I tailored it to make the pattern a full sized afghan:

Materials: 2 skeins each of  ”Loops & Threads: Impeccable Impecable” yarn in the following colors: True Grey, Claret, Chocolate & Aqua.  1 skein Soft Taupe

Crochet Hook: Size I

Row 1:  Ch 200

row 2:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each stitch across.  Turn

row 3:  Ch1.  Sc in each st across.  Turn

row 4-250: repeat row 3 following color table below (number shown corresponds to number of rows for that particular color)

6 Claret

16 True Grey

4 Claret

16 Chocolate

20 Claret

1 Chocolate

6 Claret

20 True Grey

20 Soft Taupe

1 Claret

13 Aqua

1 Soft Taupe

16 Chocolate

4 Claret

6 Aqua

16 True Grey

16 Aqua

13 Claret

1 True Grey

4 Soft Taupe

13 Chocolate

6 Claret

1 Chocolate

1 True Grey

20 Claret

1 True Grey

3 Chocolate

7 Aqua

Border:  Join with sl st in any corner.  *(Sc in corner, ch 2, sc) in same corner*.  Sc across to next corner, repeat from *to* at every corner.  Bind off.

You can continue adding colors or stop at 1

I cut the yarn at the end of each color change and wove in all of the yarn at the end.

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