Words cannot explain the excitement that I have for my newest crochet pattern, the Embrace All Afghan! You can find the kit available at Lion Brand Yarn. This is a free pattern and a low-cost ad-free pdf is available in my Shop and Ravelry.
The Embrace All Afghan was inspired by Lion Brand’s newest collection, Skein Tones.
“Skein Tones offers a modern neutral palette aiming to complement a wide spectrum of skin tones. The collection of colors is part of the Basic Stitch® Anti-Pilling family, a very versatile 100% acrylic CYC4. Makers who gravitate towards creating garments that will integrate into their wardrobes often turn to neutral colors, and many who choose colorwork projects need a neutral to balance the bolder hues. By having a 12-color palette of nuanced neutral options you no longer have to settle for an “almost” complement to your color selections.” – Lion Brand Yarn
I’ve designed this afghan to include all 12 shades and to showcase how brilliant each color is. I loved working with Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling Yarn. The kit is available at Lion Brand Yarn!
I hope you love this fun and quick pattern! Please share with me on social media. You can follow me on Instagram HERE and on Facebook HERE! Tag me @pinkplumeriamaui and use #pinkplumeriamaui. If you like this project, you can check these other free patterns: Olinda Tunic, Modern Purl Stripes Beanie & Cowl & Librarian Cardigan. All three patterns are also available as Lion Bran Yarn Kits!
Lion Brand Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling in Skein Tones, Worsted Weight, #4 yarn. I used Pound by Lion Brand 100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 185 y/170 m
Ivory, 1 ball (A), Nutmeg, 1 ball (B), Adobe, 1 ball (C), Hazelnut, 1 ball (D), Mahogany, 1 ball (E), Peachy, 1 ball (F), Honey, 1 ball (G), Cocoa, 1 ball (H), Truffle, 1 ball (I), Ebony, 1 ball (J), Cedarwood, 1 ball (K), Almond, 1 ball (L)
One Size, Small Afghan
About 44×54 in. (112×137 cm)
5.5 sts x 10 rows of pattern (1 row of sc, 1 row of varied sts, 4 rows repeated of 1 row BLsc, 1 row of dc) = about 4 in. (10 cm)
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
BLsc = back loop single crochet
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
EBLsc (back loop single crochet) insert hook in back loop only on next st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.
Pattern is worked over a multiple of 17+1. To increase or decrease, add or subtract multiples of 17 for pattern below.
Rows are worked flat in back-and-forth rows, turning at the end of each row.
Yarn color is changed to form sections of color. To change yarn color when working in rows, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Proceed with new color.
Pattern is designed to use 1 skein of Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling Yarn for each section.
dc 2 = work one dc st in each of the next 2 sts. 2dc = work 2 dc in next st.
With Color A, ch 171.
Row 1(RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – you will have 170 sc in this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, *dc 2, hdc 3, sc 7, hdc 3, dc 2*; rep from * to * across.
Row 3: Ch 1, (does not count as a st), turn, BLsc across.
Row 4: Turn, (Ch 2, dc) in first st counts as 2dc, 2dc in next 2 sts, *[sk 1 st, dc] 5 times, sk 1 st, 2 double crochet in next 6 sts*; rep from * to * across. [Sk 1 st, dc] 5 times, sk 1 st, 2dc in last 3 sts.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color K. Fasten off Color J.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color L. Fasten off Color K.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times.
Next Row: Ch 1, (does not count as a st), turn, BLsc across.
Next Row: Ch 1 (does not count as st), turn, *sc 2, hdc 3, dc 7, hdc 3, sc 2*; rep from * to *, change to Color C. Fasten off Color L.
Next Row: Ch 1 (does not count as st), turn, sc in each st across.
Rep Rows 3-4 three more times. At the end of Row 3 last sc is placed in top of turning ch. Change to Color B. Fasten off Color A.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color C. Fasten off Color B.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color D. Fasten off Color C.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color E. Fasten off Color D.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color F. Fasten off Color E.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color G. Fasten off Color F.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color H. Fasten off Color G.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color I. Fasten off Color H.
Rep Rows 3-4 five times, change to Color J. Fasten off Color I.
Turn afghan RS with Row 1 facing up, with Color J, attach yarn in 1st sc, ch 1, sc in each st across – you will have 170 sc.
Weave in ends.
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