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Crocheted Aran Afghan - Autumn Comfort

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Crocheted Aran Afghan - Autumn Comfort
Crocheted Aran Afghan - Autumn Comfort Autumn Comfort Afghan
Crocheted Aran Afghan - Autumn Comfort Autumn Comfort Afghan
Crocheted Aran Afghan - Autumn Comfort Autumn Comfort Afghan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Single crochet
  • Double crochet
  • Popcorn stitch
  • Cluster stitch
  • Cable stitch

Pattern Description:

Aran style afghan consisting of a traditional Celtic braid using front post stitches in combination with popcorn, diamond clusters and cables. A panel design that is worked as one piece with pattern visible on one side only. Pattern contains a total of 10 pages. As a convenience the last page is a numbered row/column check off sheet.

Skill level: Intermediate to Experienced. Should be familiar with front post stitches, working in reverse. Pattern contains limited diagrams; however, written instruction for special stitches are noted.

Final outcome will vary depending on size of hook; as well as weight of yarn used. Tension will also determine size. This particular afghan required 12 skeins of Caron Simply Soft "Autumn Red" #9730; each skein weighing 6 oz., containing 315 yds.. However, it is important to use a smaller hook on the border to keep ends and edges flat.


4 single crochet stitches and 4 rows = 1 square inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 40 in/101.6 cm wide x 69 in/175.26 cm long


  • 12 skiens - 6 oz. acrylic yarn (315 yds. ea)
  • Size US J-10 (6mm) crochet hook
  • Size US 7 (4.5mm
  • Tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Caron Simply Soft
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I grew up on a small dairy farm just outside a little town called Plummer, MN. That was over 40 years ago. Growing up on that farm I learned how to do a lot of things with my hands, and to use my ...

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