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Chic Throw by Marly Bird: Layered Long Bobbles Block 5
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Crochet a block that is popping with color and dimension with the Layered Long Bobbles block featured in part 5 of our Chic Throw crochetalong by Marly Bird!

In this Crochet Skill Builders online video class tutorial brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert and designer Marly Bird demonstrates how to crochet the fifth block in her Chic Throw Afghan with the Layered Long Bobbles stitch.

In this online video class, you'll learn how to:
  • Work the pattern stitch repeat in three colors.
  • Change yarn colors with ease.
  • Complete the Layered Long Bobbles block.
Finished Measurements:
Block: 12 inches wide x 12 inches long
Throw: 38 inches wide x 50 inches long

Materials for Afghan:
  • Red Heart Chic Sheep by Marly Bird medium (worsted) weight merino wool yarn (31/2 oz /186 yds/100g per skein): 7 skeins #5640 platinum (A), 5 skeins #5641 sterling (B), 5 skeins #5311 lace (C), 3 skeins #5312 stiletto (D)
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers (optional)
Skill Level: Confident Beginner