7 inches wide x 561/2inches long (excluding fringe)
• Scraps 4-ply medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn:
101/2yds per rows 1–11 on each side of center
8 yds for center ch
21 yds for final 2 border rows
171/2yds for 14-inch added length for fringe
• Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
4 sc and 3 ch sps row 1 = 21/2inches; first 4 rows = 1 inch
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