Introduction: Homespun Covered Bridge 48-Hour Afghan

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I chose a pattern from the leaflet 48-Hour Afghans 48-Hour Afghans. Since Homespun yarn frays easily, fringe isn't a good choice for afghans crochetd with this soft yarn. For this afghan's border edges, I decided to crochet two rows of single crochets and then add 16 chain stitches into each single crochet. Thus, a fringe-look was achieved without fraying the yarn.

The Homespun yarn color is covered bridge. White yarn is spun throughout the pink-red colored yarn.


marisona (author)2012-02-01

This is gorgeous! I would also love to have a copy of your pattern please. Thank you!

bowandjen (author)2011-01-30

Beautiful! I would love a copy of your pattern, if I could. Thank you!

altman (author)2010-01-18

I am learning how to crochet and would love this pattern to make one for my husband. I want to use it with homespun fiesta yarn and think this would go great with it.

Diana C. Gonzales (author)2009-01-07

Love this afghan. Would love to have the pattern.

mo_lutz (author)2008-06-21

I fell in love with this beautiful piece of work and I would love the pattern and also what size hook did you use? I love Homespun Yarn and really hate to use worsted weight. In a Leisure art book I found one that I liked but the book was too expensive. Yours would work much better for my granddaughter for Christmas! Thank you.

geonsangel (author)2008-05-26

this is so pretty I would love to have the pattern.

juanitafaye (author)2008-05-25

Would also love this pattern

designpieces (author)2008-02-20

Happy to hear that. It is really an easy pattern. One that can be memorized and you just go from there. Good luck and enjoy your afghan.

dbkn (author)2008-02-02

Gorgeous color and beautiful workmanship. It fairly glows in the snowy setting!

Zontee at Lion Brand (author)2008-01-21

Looks very pretty and cozy!

stinkymum (author)2008-01-16

I have also found that Homespun fringes fray easily and had given up making the fringes on garments knitted in this. Your tip on how to make a "fake" fringe is great. Although not a great crochetter, I can just about manage the chains that you mentioned. Thanks for a very good idea.

lebowski (author)2008-01-09

Looks cozy. How do you wear it? I don't really know what a 'Covered Bridge' is.

designpieces (author)lebowski2008-01-09

It is an afghan. The Homespun yarn color is covered bridge.

GorillazMiko (author)2008-01-09

Great job, looks great on that chair! The color was a great choice. And the background is nice, I love snow. :-)

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