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To finish steps eight through 18, you will need to learn the steps one
through seven. We encourage you to visit your local library to take out
books to help you finish crafting an Afghan. In the meantime, I will walk
you through steps eight and 18 so that you can move onto your borders in
crafting your Afghan to complete your pattern.

How to sample square:
Now that you have gathered your materials, such as alpaca gray wools,
etc, you can move to step eight. In row eight you will combine pale,
blue-gray with medium gray, light gray, etc, from the materials you
purchased, such as the worsted-mohair, and cotton. Once you gather your
dark, and pale, blue-gray yarn use the diagonal spike stitch to work
toward the following stitch, skip one stitch, and repeat the steps
across, and to the finish working a double crochet into your previous
stitch, turn, and then close tightly. In short, you perform the same
steps as you would in the previous row.

Now you can move to row nine. In this row gather your medium grays and
use the diagonal spike stitch to work in the direction of the following
stitch. Skip one stitch, reiterate the steps, starting across, and to the
finish working two double crochets into your previous double, turn, and
then close tightly.

In row, ten add your pale, blue-gray and start the zigzag lozenge stitch.
(In row one on the left side chain two stitches to join the initial half-
double crochet, and half double into the following stitch. Skip one
stitch, half double, chain one stitch into the following stitch and
repeat the steps continuing to the previous two stitches, skip one
stitch, work two half doubles into the previous stitch and turn.
*Continue the zigzag steps as followed:

*In the second row, take up again the zigzag on the right side. Chain
three stitches to finalize the beginning double crochet. Double crochet
the first stitch and chain one time, and double crochet three clusters in
the following space. Repeat your steps starting across, and to the finish
working through the final space, adding one chain, two double crochets in
clusters and at the crown of your turning chain, and then turn.

Moving to row three, chain stitch twice for your first half double. Skip
the starting stitch and half double, one chain, and another half double
followed by space and repeat your steps across, and to the finish,
completing with a half double in your crown section of the turning chain,
and then turn.

Row 4 you will chain stitch three times for your first double, skip the
initial stitch and cluster three doubles in the following space. Chain
another stitch across, and to the final, working a double crochet into
the crown of your turning chain, and then turn:   Moving to row, five add
two chain stitches to the first half double. Half double another stitch
into the first stitch, half-double, first chain, half double, and into
the following space. Repeat your steps across, and to the finish working
two, half doubles into the crown of your turning chain, and then turn.
Complete your steps by repeating the second through five rows.

You have completed the zigzag lozenge stitching steps. Now you can move
to the sample squares, which sums up eighteen rows. Once you complete the
steps, you can move onto the borders, and finally finishing your Afghan.
Once you finish however, you will need to edge the pattern to finally
finishing your Afghan.

Continue to row eleven and combine your medium shades of gray, performing
the zigzag lozenge stitch. Do the same in the 12th row. In the thirteenth
row combine your medium grays, work the puff stitch, double crochet,
working across, and then close tightly. Combine your lighter shades of
gray in row fifteen and perform the zigzag, ending with the double
crochet into the previous stitch, and then close tightly. Row 16: combine
the medium shades of gray and perform the zigzag lozenge, finishing with
a tight close. Row 17: Combine the pale, blue-gray yarn and stitch three
chains into the first double, add three doubles into the following
stitch, skip two stitches, and work across the three doubles to the
finish, working into the double crochet at the last stitch. In row
eighteen, chain two stitches to combine the half-double crochet. Half
double crochet into the stitches across your pattern, and then close
tightly.

				
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