» CHADWICK’S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply, Art E.232:
» 19 skeins (l oz. “Tangle-Proof Pull-Out Skeins) of No. 1 White;
» 18 skeins of No. 858 Navy and
» 13 skeins of No. 909 Scarlet.
» Clark’s O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 5 (equivalent to 3.75mm)
Each motif on this afghan measures 4 inches square.
FIRST MOTIF: (Make 68)…
Starting at center with White, ch. 6. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st Rnd: Ch. 3, 15 dc in ring. Join to top of ch-3. Break off.
Attach Scarlet to same place as sl st, 3 sc in same place, *sc in next 3 dc, 3 sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
Attach White to first sc, sc in same place, * at base of 3-sc group make dc, ch 2 and dc (2 long dc made); sc in 3rd sc of same sc group, (make a long dc over next sc, sc in next sc) twice. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
Attach Navy to corner sp, in same sp make sc, ch 2 and sc; sc in each sc and in each dc around, making sc, ch 2 and sc in eac corner sp. Join and break off.
5th Rnd:Attach White to corner sp, sc in same sp, make long dc in same sp; * (sc in next sc, long dc over next sc) 3 times; sc in next sc, in corner sp make long dc, 2 sc and long dc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
6th Rnd:Attach Scarlet to first sc, (yarn over, insert hook in same sc, draw loop through) 3 times; yarn over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1 to fasten (puff st made), *make a puff st in each of next 5 sc, in next sc make puff st, ch 2 and puff st. Repeat from * around, ending with puff st in same place as first puff st, ch 2. Join and break off.
SECOND MOTIF: (Make 67)…
Work as for First Motif, reversing Scarlet and Navy rnds.
To Join Blocks:
Starting and ending with a Scarlet Block, sew 5 Scarlet and 4 Navy Blocks together to form first strip. Starting and ending with a Navy Block, sew 5 Navy and 4 Scarlet Blocks together to form second strip. Sew remaining blocks together in alternate pattern as before. Sew strips together.
Attach Navy to any corner sp, make a puff st, ch 2 and puff st in same sp, make a puff st in each sp around, making puff st, ch 2 and puff st in each corner sp. Join.
Sl st in corner sp and work as for firsst rnd. Join and break off. Block to measurements.
Source: J & P Coats Clark’s O.N.T. Afghan Book No. 289, Afghans, originally designed for Chadwick’s Red Heart Yarns. First Edition, July 1952.