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Rohn Strong is crochet and knitwear designer and yarn spinner who has been crocheting since he was 6. His designs reflect a desire to push the boundaries of the crafts. Rohn creates combinations of his two favorite things: color and fashion! Full bio »

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Learn how to crochet an afghan using a fun twist on an old stitch! In this Learn, Make, Create! episode, crochet expert Rohn Strong teaches the half double slip stitch and a beautiful shell edging.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Crochet the half double slip stitch.
  • Work the delicate shell edging.
  • Work into front loops, back loops and lower loops.
  • Make an elegant afghan.
Finished Measurements
Width before edging: 40 inches
Length before edging: 60 inches
Edging: 5 inches

Materials
  • Bernat Satin medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (3 1/2 oz/200 yds/100g per ball): 14 balls #4045 grey mist heather
  • Size K/101/2/6.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
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