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Re: problem with directions for afghan square
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: March 23, 2009 05:47PM

When you say you've made the "ring" have you also completed round 1, which uses the same color as you did for the ring? If not, then you need to review your pattern again for Round 1.

The directions you provide are for Round 2, when you are changing colors. The suggestion to do a slip stitch into a ch-1 space is to help you anchor your new color so that you can do the ch-3 which will serve as the equivalent of a dc. Then in this same ch-1 space, do two more dc's, chain 2, and then work 3 dc's. You have now made a corner. Then ch-1, and do 3 dcs, ch-2, 3dc's in the next ch-1 space to create your second corner. Do this 2 more times to complete making 4 corners.

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