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Silent Night Christmas  
Afghan
Silent Night Christmas Afghan

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 40 oz Aran, 8 oz Green, 6 oz Holly & Ivy Variegated


Finished Size Approximately 46 3/4" x 58 3/4"

Special Stitches:

Beginning Block-Ch 3, dc in next st.

Block-Dc in next 2 sts or dc in next ch sp, dc in next st.

Mesh-Ch 1, skip next st or ch, dc in next st.

2 DC Shell-(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch sp.

3 DC Shell-(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch sp.

4 DC Shell-(4 dc, ch 2, 4 dc) in next ch sp.

Afghan:

Row 1: With aran, ch 134, dc in fourth ch from hook, dc in each ch across, turn. (132 dc made) Front row of row 1 is right side of work.

Note: Use special stitches to work instructions in the following rows and rnds.

Row 2-4: Beg block, block across, turn.

Row 5: Beg block, 18 blocks 5 mesh, 2 block, 3 mesh, (3 clocks, mesh) 2 times, clock, 5 mesh, 5 blocks, mesh, 17 blocks, turn. (50 blocks,
16 mesh)

Rows 6-94: Work according to graph across, turn. At end of last row, fasten off.

Rnd 95: Working around outer edge, join green with sc in first st, ch 3 (corner made), sc in same st as joining sc, ch 1, skip next st, (sc in
next st, ch 1, skip next st) 64 times, sc in next st, ch 3, (corner made) sc in next st, working in ends of rows, sc in first row, (ch 1, sc in
next row) 93 times; working in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, (sc, ch 3--corner made, sc) in first ch, ch 1, skip next ch, (sc in next
ch, ch 1, skip next ch) 64 times, sc in next ch, ch 3 (corner made), sc in next ch; working in ends of rows, sc in first row, (ch 1, sc in next
row) 93 times, join with sl st in first sc. (320 ch sps made)

Rnd 96: (Sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in first corner ch sp (3-dc shell made), skip next ch sp, (2-dc shell in next ch sp, skip next ch sp)
across to next corner, *3-dc shell in next corner ch sp, skip next ch sp, (2-dc shell in next ch sp, skip next ch sp) across to next corner;
repeat from * around, join with sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Row 97: Join variegated with sl st in first corner ch sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same ch sp as joining sl st (corner made), ch 1, (2-dc shell
in ch sp of next 2-dc shell, ch 1) across to next corner, * 3-dc shell in ch sp of next corner, ch 1, (2-dc shell in ch sp of next 2-dc shell, ch 1)
across to next corner; repeat from * around, join. Fasten off.

Rnd 98: Join variegated with sl st in first corner ch sp, (ch 3, 4 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch sp as joining sl st (corner made), ch 1, skip next
ch-1 sp, (2-dc shell in next 2-dc shell, ch 1, skip nextx ch-1 sp) across to next corner, * 4-dc shell in nex tcorner, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp,
(2-dc shell in next 2-dc shell, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp) across to next corner ch sp; repeat from * around, join. Fasten off.

Rnd 99: Join aran with sc in first corner ch sp, (ch 3, sc) 3 times in same ch sp as joing sc, [ch 7, sc in next ch-1 sp, * ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in
ch sp of next 2-dc shell, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp*; repeat between * * across to next corner, ch 7, sc in next corner ch sp, (ch 3, sc) 3 times
in same ch sp as last sc made]; repeat between [ ] 2 more times, ch 7, sc in next ch-1 sp; repeat between * * across to next corner, ch 7,
join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.