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Holly Afghan
Holly Afghan

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 38 oz Off White, 8 oz Burgundy, 4 oz Green
Crochet Hook Size H

Finished Size: 57" x 60"

Holly leaf Cluster (make 18)
Rnd 1: For first leaf, with green, ch 14, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, sl st in
next ch) 2 times, ch 2, sl st in same ch as last sl st; working on opposite side of ch, repeat between ( ) 2 times, do not
join.

Note: For Picot, ch 3, sl st in top of last st made.

Rnd 2: Working this rnd in back lps, picot, * sl st in next 4 sts, picot, sl st in next 6 sts, picot, sl st in each of next 3 sts *
, (sl st , ch 3, sl st) in next ch-2 sp; repeat between * * ; working behind first picot, join with sl st in first sl st.

Rnd 3: For 2nd leaf, ch 18, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in
next ch, sl st in next ch) 2 times leaving last 4 chs unworked, ch 2, sl st in same ch as last sl st; working on opposite
side of ch, repeat between ( ) 2 times, do not join.

Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 2, fasten off.

For Berries, with wrong side facing you, join burgundy with sl st in picot on one side of ch 4 at center of leaves, *(yo,
insert hook in same ch sp, yo, pull up long lp) 5 times, yo draw through all lps on hook, ch 1, sl st in same ch sp;
repeat from *, fasten off.
Repeat in ch-3 sp on opposite side of center ch-4.

Rnd 5: With right side facing you, join off-white with sl st around ch-4 at center of leaes, ch 8, sl st in 2nd st after next
set of berries, *ch 8, sl st in 3rd st after next picot, ch 8, sl st in  2nd st after next picot, ch 8, ls st in 2nd st after next
ch-3, ch 8, sl st in 3rd st after next picot, ch 8, sl st in 2nd st after next picot *, ch 2, skip both sets of berries, sl st in
2nd st after berries on next leaf; repeat between * *, ch 8, join with sl st in first sl st, fasten off (12 ch-8 sps, 1 ch-2 sp)

Afghan:
Row 1: With off-white, ch 124, dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 2, sc in same ch, *skip next 2 chs, dc in next ch, (dc, ch 2, sc)
in next ch; repeat from * across, turn (31 ch-2 sps)

Note: For slanted shell, (2 dc, ch 2, sc) in next ch sp.

Rows 2 - 71: Ch 2, (dc, ch 2, sc) in first ch sp, slanted shell in each ch-2 sp, across, turn (31 slanted shells). At end of
last row, do not turn.

Rnd 72: Working in ends of rows and sts around outer edge, (ch 5, skip next row, sc in next row) 35 times, ch 7, sc in
same row as last sc; working in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, ch 5, skip frist 4 chs, sc in next ch, (ch 5, skip
next 3 chs, sc in next ch) across, ch 7, sc in same ch as last sc, ch 5, skip first 2 rows, sc in next row, (ch 5, skip next
row, sc in next row) 33 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 7, sc) in ch sp of next slanted shell, (ch 5, sc in ch sp of next slanted shell)
across, ch 7, sc in same slanted shell as last sc, join with sl st in first ch of first ch-5, fasten off, (35 ch-5 sps on each
side, 30 ch-5 sps on each end, 1 ch-7 sp at each corner).

Rnd 73: Join burgundy with sl st in any corner ch-7 sp, (ch 2, 2 hdc, picot, 3 hdc) in same sp, 4 hdc in each ch-5 sp
around with (3 hdc, picot, 3 hdc) in each corner ch-7 sp, join with sl st in top of ch-2, fasten off (146 hdc on each side,
126 hdc on each end, 4 picots)

Rnd 74: Join off-white with sc in first picot on one long edge, ch 6, sc in same picot, *(ch 4; working in sps between sts,
sc in sp between corner hdc group and first 4-hdc group, {ch 4, sc in next sp between 4-hdc groups} across to 4-hdc
group before next corner, ch 4, sc in sp between last 4 hdc group and corner hdc group, ch 4), (sc, ch 6, sc) in next
picot; repeat from * 2 more times; repeat between ( ), join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 75: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-6, ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in same sp, *(ch 4, sc in next ch sp) across to next
corner ch sp, ch 4, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next corner ch sp; repeat from * 2 more times, (ch 4, sc in next ch sp) across, ch 4,
join.

Rnd 76: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-4, ch 1, sc in same ch sp, ch 4, (sc in next ch sp, ch 4) around, join (146
ch sps).

Rnd 77: Ch 1, 4 hdc in first st, 4 hdc in each ch-4 sp around with 4 hdc in each corner sc, join with sl st in first hdc
(600 hdc)

Rnd 78: Ch 1, sc in next st, (ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 4 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in ch-8 sp
below first set of berries on one leaft cluster, ch 3, skip next 4 sts on afghan, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in next ch-8 sp on
leaf cluster, ch 3, skip next 4 sts on afghan, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 4 sts, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in
next st) 5 times, [ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in ch-8 sp below first
set of berries on one leaf cluster, ch 3, skip next 4 sts on afghan, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in next ch-8 sp on leaf
cluster, ch 3, skip next 4 sts on afghan, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next
st], * ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in ch-8 sp below first st of berries
on one leaf cluster, ch 3, skip next 5 sts on afghan, sc in next st, ch 3, sl st in next ch-8 sp on leaf cluster, ch 3, skip
next 5 sts on afghan, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 6, skip next 5 sts, sc in next st*; repeat
between * *; repeat between [ ]; repeat between ( ) 5 times; repeat between [ ]; repeat between * * 2 times; repeat
between [ ]  omitting last sc, join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 79: Sl st in next 3 chs of first ch-6, ch 1, sc in same ch sp, ch 6, sc in next ch sp; working around leaf cluster, * [ch
3, sl st in next free ch sp on leaf cluster, (ch 8, sl st in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 8, sl st in same ch sp as last sl st, (ch 8,
sl st in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 4, skip next ch-2 sp, sl st in next ch sp, (ch 8, sl st in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 8, sl st in
same ch sp as last sl st, (ch 8, sl st in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 3, sc in nex tch sp on last rnd of afghan], (ch 6, sc in next
ch sp) 3 times; repeat from * 16 more times; repeat between [ ], ch 6, sc in nex tch sp, ch 6, join.

Rnd 80: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-6, ch 1, sc in same sp, +* [ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, sl st in next ch-8 sp,
(ch 8, sl st in next ch sp) 10 times, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-6 sp], (ch 6, sc in next ch sp) 2 times *; repeat
between * * 3 more times; repeat betwee [ ]; for corner, ch 6, (sc, ch 8, sc) in next ch sp, ch 6, sc in next ch sp; repeat
between * * 3 more times; repeat between [ ]+, conrer; repeat between + +, ch 6, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch sp, ch 6, join,
fasten off.

Rnd 81: Join off-white with sc in corner ch sp before one long edge, ch 6, sc in next ch sp, #+ ch 2, skip next ch-3 sp,
sl st in next ch 8 sp, (ch 8, sl st in next ch sp) 3 times, ch 8, dc in next ch sp, ch 4, dc in next ch sp, (ch 8, sl st in next
ch sp) 4 times, ch 2, skip next ch-3 sp, dc in next ch sp, ch 4, dc in next ch sp+, *[ch 2, skip next ch-3 sp, sl st in next
ch-8 sp; to join, ch 3, sl st back into last ch-8 sp made on this rnd, ch 5, sl st in next ch sp on last rnd, ch 3, sl st back
into next to the last ch-8 sp made on this rnd, ch 5, sl st in next ch sp on last rnd; ch 8, sl st in next ch sp, ch 8, dc in
next ch sp, ch 4, dc in next ch sp, (ch 8, sl st in next ch sp) 4 times], ch 2, skip next ch-3 sp, dc in next ch sp, ch 4, dc
in next ch sp*; repeat between * * 2 more times; repeat between [ ], ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, sl st in next ch sp, (ch 6, sc
in next ch sp) 2 times; repeat between + +; repeat between * * 2 more times; repeat between [ ], ch 3, skip next ch-3
sp, sl st in next ch sp# , (ch 6, sc in next ch sp) 2 times; repeat between # #, ch 6, sc in last ch sp, ch 6, join.

Rnd 82: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-6, ch 1, 2 hdc in  same ch sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, 6 hdc in next ch sp, 10
hdc in next ch sp, +(6 hdc in each of next 5 ch sps, 2 hdc in each of next 2 ch sps) 4 times, 6 hdc in each of next 5 ch
sps, [10 hdc in next ch sp, 6 hdc in next ch sp, hdc in next ch sp, 2 hdc in each of next 2 ch sps, hdc in next ch sp, 6
hdc in next ch sp, 10 hdc in next ch sp]; repeat between ( ) 3 times, 6 hdc in each of next 5 ch sps+; repeat between [
]; repeat between + +, 10 hdc in next ch sp, 6 hdc in next ch sp, hdc in next ch sp, 2 hdc in last ch sp, join with sl st in
top of first hdc.

Rnd 83: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 4, skip next 4 sts, sc in next st, ch 4, sip next 3 sts, sc in next st, *(ch 4, skip next st, sc in
next st) 5 times, (ch 4, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st) 41 times, (ch 4, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 4, skip nex tst, sc in
next st) 2 times, ch 4, skip next st, sc in next st, ch 4, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st, (ch 4, skip next 4 sts, sc in next st) 2
times, ch 4, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st, (ch 4, skip next st, sc in next st) 5 times, (ch 4, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st) 33
times, (ch 4, sip next st, sc in ext st) 5 times, ch 4, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st *, (ch 4, skip next 4 sts, sc in next st) 2
times, ch 4, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st; repeat between * *, ch 4, skip last 4 sts, join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 84: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-4 , ch 1, sc in same ch sp, ch 4, (sc in next ch sp, ch 4) around, join.

Rnd 85: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-4, ch 1, sc in same ch sp, ch 4, (sc in next ch sp, ch 4) around skipping
each center corner ch sp, join, fasten off.

Rnd 86: Join burgundy with sl st in any ch sp, ch 1, 4 hdc in same sp, 4 hdc in each ch sp around skipping each center
corner ch sp, join with sl st in first hdc, fasten off.

Rnd 87: Join off-white with sc between 4-hdc groups above skipped corner ch sp before one short end of afghan, ch
4; working in spaces between 4-hdc groups, (sc in next sp, ch 4) around, join.

Rnd 88: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in next ch sp, *[ch 4, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch sp, ch 4, sc in next ch sp, ch 4, sc in next ch sp*;
repeat between * * 3 more times, (ch 4, sc in next ch sp) 28 times; repeat between * * 4 more times, sc in next ch sp;
repeat between * * 4 more times, (ch 4, sc in next ch sp) 36 times; repeat between * * 4 more times], sc in next ch sp;
repeat between [ ], join.

Rnd 89: Sl st in each of first 2 chs of next ch-4, ch 1, sc in same ch sp, ch 4, (sc in next ch sp, ch 4) around, join.

Rnd 90: Sl st in next ch sp, ch 1, 4 hdc in each ch sp around skipping each center corner ch sp, join with sl st in first
hdc.