Alpha Magic Afghan

Aug 21, 2009
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Author

CrochetKitten.com

Introduction

At first glance, it looks like an ordinary baby blanket, but take a second look and the alphabet magically appears! Pattern originally appeared in HAIN's 2009 Spring Newsletter.

Materials List

MC: 775 yd 3/sport-weight yarn
CC: 150 yd 3/sport-weight yarn

Size J-10 (6.0 mm) crochet hook

Finished Size

28” wide by 36” long.

Gauge

Not necessary.

Notes

Special Stitch 1: Front Puff Popcorn. 3 dc in indicated stitch, carefully drop loop from hook, insert hook from front to back through first dc in group, pull dropped loop through first dc. Front Puff Popcorn complete. Counts as 1 stitch.

Special Stitch 2: Back Puff Popcorn. 3 dc in indicated stitch, carefully drop loop from hook, insert hook from back to front through first dc in group, pull dropped loop through first dc. Back Puff Popcorn complete. Counts as 1 stitch.

The Pattern

http://crochetkitten.com/files/Alpha_Magic_Afghan.pdf

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Comments

on Aug 22, 2009 6:59 AM

mad for crochet!

very clever!

Karen Taylor wrote
on Jan 28, 2010 11:07 AM

Very cute pattern, but I think I'll do the letters in a contrasting color so the baby can see it more clearly.  It's hard enough to learn the alphabet, but when it is hidden among the stitches, she might not see it.  Love the pattern -- thanks for sharing.