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Free Crochet Log Cabin Afghan
Log Cabin Afghan

Materials: 3-ply Sport Yarn--17 ½ ozs each green and off white; 11 ½ ozs brown; 15 ½  
       ozs Burgundy                                                                        
Crochet Hook Size G or 4.50 mm
Tapestry Needle

Finished Size Approximately 50” x 60”
Gauge: 4 post sts = 1”; 5 post st rows = 2”

Block: (make 20):
Row 1: With brown, ch 13, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each ch across, turn. (12 dc) First 2 ch counts as first dc.
Rows 2-3: Ch 2, front post (fp-yo, insert hook right to left around post of st on previous row, complete as dc) around next st, back post 2
times (bp-yo, insert hook left to right around post of st on previous row, complete as dc), (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across, turn.
Rows 4-5: Ch 2, bp, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn.
Row 6: Repeat row 2. Fasten off.
Row 7: Join burgundy with sl st in first st, ch 2, dc in next 10 sts, 3 dc in next st: working in ends of row, evenly space 12 dc across, turn.
(26 dc).
Row 8: Ch 2, fp, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 2 times, 2 fp around next st, dc in sp between last worked st and next st, 2 fp around
next st, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (29 sts)
Row 9: Ch 2, bp, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 3 times, 2 dc in sp between last worked st and next dc, 2 dc in sp between next 2 sts, bp 2
times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across, turn. (32)
Row 10: Ch 2, bp, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 3 times, 3 dc in sp between last worked st and next st, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times)
across, turn. (35)
Row 11: Ch 2, fp, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 3 times, 2 fp around next st, 2 dc in next st, 2 fp around next st, (bp 2 times, fp 2
times) across, turn. (38)
Row 12: Ch 2, fp, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 4 times, 2 bp around next st; for corner, dc in sp between last worked st and next st; 2 bp
around next st, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (41). Fasten off.
Row 13: Join green with sl st in first st, ch 2, dc in each st across with 3 dc in corner st, turn. (43 dc)
Row 14: Ch 2, bp, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 4 times2 bp around next st, 2 dc in next st, 2 bp around next st, (fp 2 times, bp 2
times) across, turn. (46 sts)
Row 15: Ch 2, fp, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 5 times, 2 bp around next st, dc in sp between last worked st and next st, 2 bp around next st,
fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (49)
Row 16: Ch 2, fp, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 5 times, dc in sp between last worked st and next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in sp
between last worked st and next st, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (52)
Row 17: Ch 2, bp, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 6 times, 3 dc in sp between last worked st and next st, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times)
across, turn. (55)
Row 18: Ch 2, bp, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 6 times, 2 fp around next st, 2 dc in next st, 2 fp around next st, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2
times) across, turn. (58). Fasten off.
Row 19: Join off white with sl st in first st, ch 2, dc in next 28 sts, 2 dc in sp between last worked st and next st, dc in last 29 sts, turn. (60
dc)
Row 20: Ch 2, fp, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 7 times, 3 dc in sp between last worked st and next st, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times)
across, turn. (63 sts)
Row 21: Ch 1, bp, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 7 times, 2 fp around next st, 2 dc in next st, 2 fp around next st, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2
times) across, turn. (66)
Row 22: Ch 2, bp, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 7 times, 2 bp around next st, dc in sp between last worked st and next st, 2 bp
around next st, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across, turn. (69)
Row 23: Ch 2, fp, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) 8 times, dc in sp between last worked st and next dc, 2 dc in next st, dc in sp between last
worked st and next st, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (72)
Row 24: Ch 2, fp, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) 8 times; for corner, 3 dc in sp between last worked st and next st; (bp 2 times, fp 2
times) across, turn. (75) Fasten off.

Assembly:
With brown at lower left hand corner, matching sts, sew blocks tog in 4 strips of 5 blocks each. Sew strips tog.

Edging:
Row 1: Completing off white edge around blocks, working in ends of rows, join off white with sl st in top left hand corner, ch 2, evenly
space 199 dc across to next corner, 2 dc in next corner, evenly space 160 dc across to next corner, turn. (362 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2, fp, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across to 2 corner sts, 2 fp around next st; for corner, dc in sp between last worked
st and next st; 2 fp around next st, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (365)
Row 3: Ch 2, bp, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across to corner st, dc in sp between last worked st and next st, 2 dc in next corner st, dc in sp
between last worked st and next st, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across, turn. (368)
Row 4: Ch 2, bp, fp 2 times, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across to sp between 2 corner sts, 3 dc in sp between 2 corner sts, (fp 2 times, bp 2
times) across, turn. (371)
Row 5: Ch 2, fp, bp 2 times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) across to 3 corner sts, 2 fp around next st, 3 dc in next center corner st, 2 fp around
next st, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (375)
Row 6: Ch 2, fp, (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across to 3 corner sts, 2 fp around next st, 3 dc in next center corner st, 2 fp around next st, (bp
2 times, fp 2 times) across, turn. (375)
Rnd 7: Working in rnds, join green with sl st in first st, ch 2, dc in each st across to corner st, 2 dc in corner st, dc in each st across, 2 dc
in next corner, evenly space 208 dc across to next corner, 2 dc in next corner, evenly space 172 dc across to next corner, 2 dc in next
corner, join with sl st in top of ch 2. (764)
Rnd 8: Ch 2, bp, fp 2 times, * (bp 2 times, fp 2 times) across to next 2 corner sts, 2 bp around next st, dc in next st; repeat from * 3 more
times, join as before (768).
Rnd 9: Ch 2, (bp around each bp and fp around each fp around to corner dc, dc in sp between last st worked and next st; for corner, 2
dc in corner dc; dc in sp between last worked st and next st) around, join (780).
Rnd 10: Ch 2, (fp around each bp and bp around each fp to one st before 2 corner sts, bp 2 times, 3 dc in sp between last worked st
and next st, bp 2 times) around, join (792).
Rnd 11: Ch 2, (fp around each fp and bp around each bp around to 3 corner sts, 2 fp around next st, 2 dc in next st, 2 fp around next st)
4 times, bp around each bp and fp around each fp around, join (804).
Rnd 12: Ch 2, (bp around each fp and fp around each bp around to 2 corner sts, 2 fp around next st, dc in sp between last worked st
and next st, 2 fp around next st) 4 times, bp around each fp and fp around each bp around, join. Fasten off. (816)
Rnd 13: Join burgundy with sl st in first st after any center corner st, ch 2, dc in each st around with 2 dc in each center corner st, join
(820).
Rnd 14: Ch 2, bp, * (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) around to next 2 corner sts, (2 fp around next st, dc in sp between last worked st and next st,
2 fp around next st), bp 2 times; repeat from * 2 more times, (fp 2 times, bp 2 times) around to last 2 corner sts; repeat between ( ), join
(832).
Rnds 15-18: Repeat rnds 9-12. At end of last rnd (880).
Rnds 19-20: With brown, repeat rnds 13-14 (884, 896).
Rnds 21-24: Repeat rnds 9-12. At end of last rnd (944).