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Grandma's Flower Afghan PDF

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In 1972 my grandmother taught me to crochet using a flower motif very similar to this one. During that summer she crocheted three afghans. I still have mine on the back of my sofa. When I opened BlackSheep Fiber Emporium I always intended to recreate the afghan. This year seems like a good one to finally do that!

Difficulty Level: Adventurous Beginner

Size: Finished size 70 x 70 inches

Yarn: Studio Donegal Aran Tweed,100% Irish Wool, 98 yards per 50 gram skein. 1 sk Daffodil, 3 sk Purple potatoes, 5 sk Wild Rose, 7 sk Bar Fight.

Hook: US G, 4.0 mm

Gauge: finished flower has a diameter of 5 inches