Project Linus Pattern

Baby Bobbles Afghan

No holes, nice texture and can be worked in bulky, worsted wt, or baby wt. Works up beautifully in both bulky and ww. Also looks great in either solid or variegated colors.

Designed by Cay Litchfield 02/23/09

Finished Size

36" x 36" completed, with border   

Materials Needed

22 oz. bulky wt acrylic yarn

K (6.5 mm) hook

OR

14 oz. ww acrylic yarn

J (6 mm) hook

Notes

Work all sl sts loosely

Bulky wt yarn, ch 81; WW yarn, ch 101

Instructions

Row 1: sl st in 3rd ch from hook, *(hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch: rep from across ending with sl st in last ch. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: Sk 1st slip st: *sl st in next hdc, hdc in next sl st: rep from * across ending with sl st in top of turning ch 2. Ch 2, turn.

Repeat row 2 until length measures 35".

Edging: At end of last row, ch 1, turn.
Row 1: 3 sc in 1 st, sc in each st across to corner, 3 sc in corner, sc, ch 1 in every other row to next corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each st across to corner, 3 sc in corner, sc, ch 1 in every other row to next corner, join with sl st in first sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: sc in ea sc and ch 1 sp, making 3 sc in each corner. Join with slip in 1st sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.