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I have been crocheting since I was a teenager and started designing crochet patterns several years later. I wanted to make a sweater for my daughter and I couldn't read the crochet patterns. I later ...

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Love's First Blush Afghan

from Crochet With Attitude
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Love's First Blush Afghan
Love's First Blush Afghan Love's First Blush Afghan
Love's First Blush Afghan Love's First Blush Squares

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain st (ch). Slip st (sl st). Single crochet (sc). Double crochet (dc).
  • Basic hand sewing skills
  • Tassel making (instructions included)

Pattern Description:

Worked in luscious shades of pink, this unusual granny square afghan features off-center squares assembled on the diagonal. After sewing the squares together (diagram included), a simple edging of single crochet stitches is worked all the way around. The ends of the afghan are then finished with an optional tassel at the end of each square. Nice variation on the granny square.

US crochet terminology.


Each square measures 4.5" (11.5 cm) x 4.5" (11.5 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 45" (114 cm) x 58" (147 cm) (excluding tassels)


  • 4-ply knitting worsted weight yarn. Sample uses Red Heart Classic as follows: 15 oz. Dark Pink (#761 Light Berry), 8 oz. Rose (#755 Pale Rose), 6 oz. Light Pink (#719 Lily Pink), 12 oz. White (#1 White)
  • Crochet hook size I-9 (5.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 4" (10 cm) x 4" (10 cm) piece of cardboard for making tassels

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart Classic