Intermediate
Rhapsody Afghan: Part 3
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Aren't the stitch and color combinations of the Rhapsody Afghan simply gorgeous? As you crochet the Rhapsody Afghan designed by Margret Willson, you'll continue to learn versatile new crochet stitches and techniques.

In this Crochet Skill Builders episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert and designer Lena Skvagerson teaches the shell stitch and two special stitch techniques complete rows 17 to 23.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Work the shell special stitch.
  • Work into back loop only.
  • Work a treble crochet decrease.
  • Crochet rows 17 to 23 of the Rhapsody Afghan.
Finished Measurements: 48 inches wide x 60 inches long

Materials
  • Red Heart Soft medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (5 oz/256 yds/141g per skein): 3 skeins each #4545 peri and #4601 off-white 2 skeins each #4420 guacamole, #4620 minty, #9251 coral, #9263 cinnabar and #9870 deep sea
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
Skill Level: Intermediate
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