Addicted to Chevron Crochet Afghan Pattern
This stylish chevron blanket crochet pattern is bound to be your new favorite!
Chevron is a neat crochet design that is so fun to crochet, it can even become addicting. Our exclusive Addicted to Chevron Crochet Afghan Pattern will definitely satisfy your chevron cravings and then some.
Use any two colors of worsted weight yarn you want to work up this free crochet afghan pattern - four skeins of each are needed. We love the bright blue and green used here but know it will look fantastic with nearly any color pairing you can imagine.
This crocheted blanket will look great in any room of your home. It measures about 47 inches by 60 inches, so it's big enough to cozy up with on the couch. It also makes a fantastic gift for anyone in your life. Especially if they love chevron as much as we (and you) do!
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Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge10 sc across x 12 rows high = 3 in square
Finished Size47 1/2" x 60"
- I Love This Yarn in Jellybean and Royal, 4 skeins of each
- Crochet Hook: I/5.5 mm
- Yarn Needle
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Addicted to Chevron Crochet Afghan
- The ch 1 at the beginning of each row doesn't count as a stitch.
- You will begin every row with a hdc in the very first stitch. It's a hidden height adjustment. It brings your hook up to just below where it needs to be so that all your stitches are actual hdcs and you don't have any chains that count as stitches on the side of your work. I think that it makes the whole blanket look neater overall.
If you would prefer you can do a ch 2 and then skip the very first st with the ch2 and the next stitch then begin your count of 14 hdcs. Just remember when you come to the end of your row your last stitch will end in your beginning ch 2 from the previous round.
- If you would like to increase the size of this blanket it is made in multiples of 30+4.
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Row 1: Hdc in second ch from hook, skip next st, *hdc next 14 st, 3 hdc in next st, hdc 14, skip one ch*, repeat across, when you reach the last two chs, skip one and end with hdc in last ch, ch 1, turn. (Work in BLO for this round and every subsequent round.)
Row 2: Hdc in first st, skip 1, *hdc 14, 3 hdc in next st, hdc 14, skip 2 st*, repeat across, when you come to the last 2 st, skip one, hdc in last st, ch 1, turn. I worked 8 rows in each color. You can change more frequently or less frequently for wider or narrower stripes.
Row 3-120: Repeat row 2.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, sc across top stitches starting with the very first stitch, in the same pattern as the blanket (Row 2 above). The only difference is that you no longer need to skip stitches at the beginning and ending of the row, just between the chevrons. 3 sc in first corner, sc down left side of the blanket.
Just keep your stitches even you don't need to achieve a certain number. Just don't let the side pucker and pull together. You can lay it on your lap and see how it's looking as you go along. When you reach the bottom corner, 3 sc in corner, sc across the bottom of blanket following the same pattern of the blanket, 3 sc in corner, sc up right side of blanket. 2 sc in same st as first st worked, join to top of 1st sc, ch 1, turn.
Rnd 2: Sc around blanket, keep working in pattern on top and bottom portions of blanket, on the top corners you are going to continue placing 3 sc in the center sc of the previous row's 3 sc. On the bottom corners, because they are more "pointy" you are going to work 2 sc in the previous row's 3 sc.
(On the following rounds you kind of just have to eyeball it and find what looks like the center 3 sc would be and put 2 sc in each of those 3 st. At the end of the round, ch 1, turn.
Finish off and weave in ends.
You’ve found the perfect pattern for a beautiful crochet afghan blanket. The only wrinkle is that the original pattern is not the size you need. This guide will walk you through it:How to Make a Crochet Blanket Bigger or Smaller
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