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Christmas Poinsettia
Swirls Afghan
Christmas Poinsettia Swirls Afghan

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 40 oz White, 20 oz Green, 20 oz Red
Crochet Hooks Size H and J
Tapestry Needle

Finished Size Approximately 62" x 60"

Motif (make 32 white/red and 32 white/green.

Note: When changing colours always change colour in last st made, drop unused colour to wrong side of work, pick up when needed.

Row 1: With H hook and white, ch 24, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 21 chs changing to next colour, sc in last ch, turn. (23 sc made)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts changing to white, sc in last 21 sts, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in fist 20 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 3 sts, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts changing to white, sc in last 19 sts, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first 18 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 5 sts, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first 6 sts changing to white, sc in last 17 sts, turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first 16 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 7 sts, turn.

Row 8: Ch 1, sc in first 8 sts changing to white, sc in last 15 sts, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in first 14 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 9 sts, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, sc in first 10 sts changing to white, sc in last 13 sts, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in first 12 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 11 sts, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in first 12 sts changing to white, sc in last 11 sts, turn.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in first 10 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 13 sts, turn.

Row 14: Ch 1, sc in first 14 sts changing to white, sc in last 9 sts, turn.

Row 15: Ch 1, sc in first 8 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 15 sts, turn.

Row 16: Ch 1, sc in first 16 sts changing to white, sc in last 7 sts, turn.

Row 17: Ch 1, sc in first 6 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 17 sts, turn.

Row 18: Ch 1, sc in first 18 sts changing to white, sc in last 5 sts, turn.

Row 19: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 19 sts, turn.

Row 20: Ch 1, sc in first 20 sts changing to white, sc in each of last 3 sts, turn.

Row 21: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts changing to next colour, sc in last 21 sts, turn.

Row 22: Ch 1, sc in fist 22 sts changing to white, sc in last st, fasten off.

Assembly:
Arange motifs according to assembly illustration; matching stitches to stitches and rows to rows, with tapestry needle and matching colours,
sew motifs together.

Edging:
Working around outer edge, with J hook and one strand each of red and green held together as one, join with sc in any st at corner, 2 sc in
same st, sc in each st, in end of each row and in each remaining lp on opposite side of starting ch around with 3 sc in each corner, join with sl st
in first sc. Fasten off.