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Victorian Lace Afghan
Victorian Lace Afghan

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 3 ½ oz skeins 12 Skeins
    Crochet Hook Size E or 3.50 mm

Finished Square Approximately 5 1/4" x 5 1/4"

Square: (make 108):
Ch 8, join with sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3--16 sts counting ch-3 as st.

Rnd 2: Ch 5 (stands for first dc and ch-2 sp), (dc in next dc, ch 2) 15 times; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5--16 ch-2
sps.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.

Rnd 4: * Ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times, ch 6, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 3 times; join with sl st in beg ch-3.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next ch-3 lp, 3 dc in next ch-3 lp * (5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc) in next ch-6 lp, 3 dc in
next ch-3 lp, 2 dc in next ch-3 lp, 3 dc in next ch-3 lp; rep from * around ending with (5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc) in last ch-6 lp; join
with sl st in top of beg ch-3.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, (stands for dc), work dc in each dc and (dc, tr, dc) in each ch-2 sp around; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.
Fasten off.

Assembly:
Hold squares right sides tog. Working in back lops only, sew or crochet squares in nine rows of 12 squares; sew rows tog.

Border:
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join yarn to any corner st (will be tr st), 3 sc in same corner st (mark 2nd sc); * work 20 sc
across each square to next corner of afghan, 3 sc in corner st; rep from * around entire afghan ending with 20 sc across
last square; join with sl st in next 2 sts over to marked st.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, (stands for dc), dc in same st as join, (* ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts; rep from * across to next corner
st ending with ch 2, sk next 2 sts; [2 dc , ch 5, 2 dc] in corner st); rep between ( ) around; join with sl st in top of ch-3.

Rnd 3: Ch 3 (stands for dc), dc in same st as join, [* ch 3, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * across to next corner st, ( 2 dc,
ch 5, 2 dc) in corner st]; rep between [ ] around ending with ch 5; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.

Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 3.

Rnd 5: Ch 3 (stands for dc), dc in same st as join (dc, ch 1 in same st as join) 3 times, [* ch 1, sc in next ch-3 sp, (ch 1,
dc) 5 times in next st; rep from * across to next corner ch-5 sp, (ch 1, dc) 5 times in next st; rep from * across to next
corner ch-5 sp, (ch 1, dc) 10 times in corner sp]; rep between [ ] around to same sp as beg join. Work (dc, ch 1) 5 times
in same sp as join; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off.