Afghan- Tidal Flow


Finished Size: Approximately 45″ x 60″ MATERIALS Worsted Weight Yarn, approximately: Color A (Blue) – 17 ounces, (480 grams, 1,165 yards) Color B (Gold) – 14 ounces, (400 grams, 960 yards) Color C (Ecru) – 12 ounces, (340 grams, 825 yards) Crochet hook, size H (5.00 mm) or size needed for gauge GAUG.E SWATCH: 4″ x 31/2″ Ch 18 loosely. Work same as Afghan for 9 rows. Finish off. With Color A, ch 178 loosely. Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in next ch, ch I, * skip next ch, sc in next ch, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 3 chs, skip next ch, sc in last 2 chs: 90 sc and 87 ch-I sps. To work treble crochet (abbreviated tr}, yo twice, I insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. To work Shell, (tr, ch 1) 4 times in next ch-I sp] Row 2 (Right side): Ch I, turn; sc in first sc, ch 1, skip next ch-l s p, work Shell, * skip next ch- 1 sp, sc in next ch-l sp, ch 1, skip next ch-I sp, work Shell; repeat from * across to last 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in last sc; finish off: 22 Shells. Note; Loop a short piece of yarn around any stitch to mark last row as right side. To work Cluster, ch 3,. yo, insert hook in third ch from hook, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, yo, insert hook in same ch, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Row 3: With wrong side facing, join Color C with sc in first sc * (ch 1, sc in next tr) twice, work Cluster, (sc in next tr, ch 1) twice, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; finish off: 22 Clusters. Row 4: With right side facing, join Color B with slip st in first sc, ch 4 (counts as first tr, now and throughout), * dc in next sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 1, keeping Cluster to front, sc in next sc, ch 1, dc in next sc, tr in next sc; repeat from * across: 111 sts and 66 ch-I sps. Row 5: ch 1, turn; sc in first tr and in next dc, ch 1, (sc in next sc, ch 1) twice, * sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next tr, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (sc in next sc, ch 1) twice; repeat from * across to last ch-l sp, skip ch-I sp, sc in last 2 sts: 90 sc and 87 ch-I sps. Row 6: Ch 1, turn; sc in first sc, ch 1, skip next ch-l sp, work Shell, * skip next ch-l sp, sc in next ch-I sp, ch 1, skip next ch-I sp, work Shell; repeat from * across to last 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in last sc; finish off: 22 Shells. Row 7: With wrong side facing, join Color C with sc in first sc, * (ch 1, sc in next tr) twice, work Cluster, (sc in next tr, ch 1) twice, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; finish off: 22 Clusters. Row 8: With right side facing, join Color A with slip st in first sc; ch 4, * dc in next sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 1, keeping Cluster to front, sc in next sc, ch I, dc in next sc, tr in next sc; repeat from * across: 111 sts and 66 ch-I sps. Row 9: Ch 1, turn; sc in ‘first tr and in next dc, ch 1, (sc in next sc, ch 1) twice, * sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next tr, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next ch-I sp, (sc in next sc, ch 1) twice; repeat from * across to last ch-I sp, skip ch-1 sp. sc in last 2 sts: 90 sc and 87 ch-l sps. Row 10: Ch I, turn; sc in first sc, ch 1, skip next ch-I sp, work Shell, * skip next ch- 1 sp, sc in next ch-I sp, ch 1, skip next ch-I sp, work Shell; repeat from * across to last 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in last sc; finish off: 22 Shells. Rows 11-153: Repeat Rows 3-10, 17 times; then repeat Rows 3-9 once more; at the end of Row 153, do not finish off. EDGING Rnd I: ch I, turn; slip st in first sc, ch 2, (slip st in next ch-I sp, ch 2) across to last 2 sc, skip next sc, (slip st, ch 2) twice in last sc working in end of rows, skip first row, * [(slip st in next row, ch 2) twice, skip next row] 2 times, slip st in next row, ch 2, skip next row; repeat from * across; (slip st, ch 2) twice in free loop of ch at base of first sc  working over beginning ch, (slip st in next sp, ch 2) across to last 2 chs, skip next ch, (slip st, ch 2) twice in free loop of last Chi working in end of rows, skip first row,  slip st in next row, ch 2, skip next row, [(slip st in next row, ch 2) twice, skip next row] 2 times , repeat from t to t across, slip st in same st as first slip st, ch 2; join with slip st to first slip st. Rnd 2: Slip st in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, do not turn, sc in same sp, ch 1, * (sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1) across to next corner ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with slip st to first sc. Rnd 3: * (Slip st in next ch-I sp, ch 2) across to next corner ch-2 sp, (slip st, ch 2) twice in corner ch-2 sp; repeat from * around to last ch-I sp, slip st in last ch-I sp, ch 2; join with slip st to first slip st, finish off.

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