Native American Afghan and Cocoon

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This month Carol Hegar from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs has gifted us a copy of one of her most popular designs – her Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern. This ePattern will be given away to one of my lucky readers!


[disclaimer]I received a copy of this pattern to review from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. The opinions expressed in this review are my own.[/disclaimer]


Native American Afghan and Baby Cocoon ePattern Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs

ePattern: Native American Afghan and Cocoon
Designer: Carol Hegar of Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs
Current Price (*subject to change): *$8.95 USD

Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern

This is one of Carol’s most popular designs!

This design is made using just single and double crochet stitches. All color changes are made at beginning of rows, so you are only working with one color at a time.

The pattern is formed by cleverly placing dropped dc stitches into the front loop of a stitch from two rows before. It’s very similar in looks to mosaic (or slip stitch) knitting but it is made with easy crochet stitches instead!

Visit Carol’s website to watch her video tutorial that shows you how easy this stitch technique is to do! Watch the video here.

Carol has been specializing in this technique since the mid 1980’s. The technique is the same stitch technique that was used to create the “Trail of Tears” afghan that was so popular in the 1970’s.

It has become very popular again lately using the name of Mosaic Crochet.

This pattern includes instructions to make an afghan in 2 sizes. The adult size is made using Medium Worsted Weight Yarn [4] and the baby size is crocheted using Baby Weight Yarn [3]. Also included with this pattern are instructions to make a baby cocoon swaddler to fit babies from newborn to 3 months of age. This swaddler is made using Baby Weight Yarn [3].

Afghan Size

  • Adult Size | 45 inches X 65 inches | Medium Worsted Weight yarn [4] | 4 mm (G) hook
  • Baby Size | 36 inches X 40 inches | Baby Weight yarn [3] | 3.50 mm (E) hook
  • Baby Cocoon | 18 inches X 19 inches | Baby Weight yarn [3] | 3.50 mm (E) hook

The pattern includes instructions written in US Crochet Terms. Optional graphs are provided to illustrate the stitches for those who prefer working from graphs.

The Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern is available for purchase from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. The current price (which is subject to change) at the time of this post being written is $8.95 USD.

If you would like to get your own copy today, you can use this coupon to receive 15% off: OOMB and the coupon can be used on any of the patterns on her site.

If you win the raffle and you have already purchased the booklet, Carol will be happy to substitute another Shady Lane ePattern of your choice from her designs!

If you enjoy using the Dropped Double Crochet technique, then I suggest you check out the other patterns available from Carol for Native American designs, hearts, diamonds, teddy bears, choo-choo trains, kitty cats and castles on her website.

Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern Giveaway

Would you like to win a PDF copy of the Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern?

Here’s how you can enter for a chance to win!

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Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern Giveaway ends Sep 26 2020 1159 pm ET

This Giveaway is open worldwide where allowed by law.
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Start Date: September 12, 2020; 12:00 am ET
End Date: September 26, 2020, 11:59 pm ET

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If you are not the lucky winner of the giveaway and you would like to purchase your own copy of the Native American Afghan and Baby Cocoon ePattern, you can get it directly from Carol’s site. Be sure to use this coupon code for 15% off (for a limited time!) any of her patterns from her shop! Browse her patterns hereCoupon Code: OOMB

Please note: refunds will not be given for incorrectly applied, or the failure to remember to apply the coupon code before purchase. Please double check and message us if you have questions about using the coupon code. We are happy to help resolve issues that arise before you complete a purchase! Thank you for your understanding, Rhondda

I’d like to thank Carol Hegar for providing me with the review copy of the Native American Afghan and Cocoon ePattern and for the giveaway copy for my readers!

All images are used with permission from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. For more information about Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs, please visit their website and find her now on Facebook too!

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7 Comments

  1. My favourite Shady Lane design is the Granada Afghan. Thank you!

  2. My favourite Shady Lane design is the Granada Afghan. Thanks so much!

  3. There are so many beautiful patterns, it is hard to choose just one. I think my favorite would be the “Howling Wolf Afghan”.

  4. I really like the Granada Afghan. I would love to try and make it sometime.

  5. I think my Shady Lane’s favorite design will always be her Nite Nite Teddy Bear Afghan