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Free Crochet Rose Blocks
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Rose Blocks Afghan

Materials: 4-Ply Yarn - 10 ½ oz Med Rose (A); 14 oz Pure Pink (B); 14
oz Rose ( C)
    Crochet Hook Size I/9 or 5.50 mm
    Yarn Needle

Finished Size Approximately 45” x 70”
Gauge: 3 sc = 1 inch

Notes:
1) Cross-stitch (cross-st): Sk next st, dc in next st, working around last st
made, dc in skipped st.
2) Cluster St: Yo, insert hook in st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2
lps on hook, [yo, insert hook in same st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw
through 2 lps on hook] 2 times, yo, draw through all lps on hook.
3) Weave in all loose ends as work progresses.

Blocks: (make 40):
Rnd 1: With A, ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 4 (first dc, ch 1), [dc in ring,
ch 1] 11 times in ring, sl st to join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, fasten off.
Rnd 2: Attach B in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, in same ch-1 sp [yo, draw up a lp,
yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] 2 times, yo, draw through all lps on
hook, [ch 2, cluster st in next ch-1 sp] 11 times, ch 2, join in top of beg
ch-3, fasten off.
Rnd 3: Attach C in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch sp
(corner), * [3 dc in next ch sp] 2 times, 3 dc, ch 2 and 3 dc in next ch-2
sp (corner), rep from * 2 times, [3 dc in next ch sp] 2 times, sl st to join in
top of beg ch-3, fasten off.
Rnd 4: Attach A in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in corner
ch-2 sp, * sk next st, (cross-st) 5 times, sk next st, 3 dc, ch 2 and 3 dc in
next corner ch-2 sp, rep from * 2 times, sk next st, (cross-st) 5 times, sl
st to join in beg ch-3, fasten off.
Rnd 5: Attach B in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same
corner sp, * sk next st, (cross-st) 6 times, sk next st, 3 dc, ch 2, and 3 dc
in next corner ch-2 sp, rep from * 2 times, sk next st, (cross-st) 6 times,
sl st to join in top of ch-3, fasten off.
Rnd 6: Attach C in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, * sc, ch 1, sc in corner ch-2
sp, sc in each dc across edge, rep from * around, join, fasten off.

Assembly:
With yarn needle and C, working in back lps only, sew blocks tog in rows
of 5 across and 8 down.

Border:
Rnd 1: Attach C in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 1, * sc, ch 1, sc in corner ch-1
sp, sc evenly sp across edge, rep from * around entire outer edge, sl st
to join.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around entire outer edge, with sc, ch 1, sc in
each corner ch-1 sp, sl st to join, fasten off.
Rnd 3: Attach B in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in corner
ch-1 sp, * sk next st, (cross-st) rep across edge to within last st before
corner, sk next st, 3 dc, ch 2 3 dc in corner ch-1 sp, rep from * around
entire outer edge, sl st to join in beg ch-3.
Rnds 4 & 5: Sl st into corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in corner ch-
2 sp, * sk next st, (cross-st) rep across edge to within last st before
corner, sk next st, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * around
entire outer edge, sl st to join in beg ch-3.
At the end of rnd 5, fasten off.
Rnd 6: Attach C in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, * 2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc in corner
ch-2 sp, (sk 2 sts, 2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc in next st) rep across edge to corner
ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join, fasten off.