Woven Afghan Stitch Sachet
Designed By Julie A. Bolduc
This sachet could also be made into a pincushion by substituting shredded nylon stockings for the potpourrie. It is a variation on the standard afghan stitch. You really should try this if you already know how to do the basic afghan stitch.
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Small amount white worsted weight acrylic yarn. Red Heart was used in the example.
Potpourrie for sachet filling or shredded nylon stockings to make a pincushion.
Size G/6 4mm aluminum afghan hook.
Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Finished Size: 3"x3"
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Make 2 the same. [Front and Back]
ROW 1: Ch14. Work loosly. Pull up a loop in the 2nd ch from hook. *Sk 1 ch. Pull up a loop in each of the next 2 chs. Rep from * across. You should now have a series of 2lps and 1 space across on your afghan hook. On the back side, where you skipped a chain, you should be able to see the "loop" that was not pulled through. You will be picking up this loop in row 2.
To finish this row: Ch1, yo, pull yarn through the first 2 lps on hook, yo pull through 2 more lps, then ch1 to go across the space. (Yo, pull through next 2 lps on hook, twice) *Ch1. Rep bet () once. Rep from ** back to the beginning of row.
ROW 2: Insert hook in second vertical bar, NOT the very first one which is at the end of the row. Pull up a loop. *Insert hook in carried over loop on the back side of the row, yo, pull up a loop. Insert hook , yo, pull up a loop in each of the next 2 vertical bars. Rep from * across.
To finish this row: Ch1. **Yo, pull yarn through 2lps on hook. Rep from ** back to the beginning of row.
ROW 3: Insert hook in next vertical bar, pull up a lp. *Sk the next vertical bar. Pull up loop through each of the next 2 vertical bars. Rep from * across. **Ch1. Yo, draw through 2 lps on hook. Rep from ** back to the beginning of row.
ROW 4: Rep row2.
ROW 5: Rep row3.
ROW 6-11: Rep rows 4 & 5.
ROW 12: Rep row 4. Sc in each vertical bar across. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.
RND 1: Line up the stitches on all 4 sides. Sc in each st around. Sc, ch2, sc in each corner. Join w/slst to first sc. Stuff lightly before closing.
RND 2: Work 1 reverse sc (rsc) in each st around. Join w/slst to first rsc. Fasten off weave ends into back of work.
Design written on Tuesday, March 06, 2001. Copyright ©2000 By Julie A. Bolduc p106011JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun
This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.