Rustic Ripple Crochet Afghan
The neutral yarn colors chosen to crochet this Rustic Ripple Crochet Afghan make this a perfect free crochet afghan pattern to make not only for yourself, but also for the men in your life. The ripples of this crochet design will give any room of your house a tranquil and calm feeling, including his man cave or office. Lion Brand's super bulky Hometown USA yarn makes this a quick and easy crochet pattern to complete, so you can likely make the blanket over a weekend. The design of this crochet afghan pattern is one that will appeal to just about every member of your family, so consider making extras for impromptu presents. You'll love staying warm with this colorful ripple crochet afghan blanket!
NotesNOTES: 1. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Fasten off old color.
2. Each dc3tog 'valley' is always worked over a dc3tog 'valley' on the previous row, and each 3-dc group 'peak' is always worked in the center dc of a 3-dc 'peak' on the previous row.
Crochet HookN/15 or 10 mm hook
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge1 ripple = about 6 in. (15 cm) over pattern. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles
Finished Size36 x 29 in. (91.5 x 73.5 cm)
- 135-300 Lion Brand Hometown USATM Yarn: Kansas City Wheat 3 Balls (A)
- 135-301 Lion Brand Hometown USATM Yarn: Santa Fe Tweed 3 Balls (B)
- 135-303 Lion Brand Hometown USATM Yarn: Cambridge Tweed 3 Balls (C)
- Lion Brand crochet hook - Size N-13
- Large-eye blunt needles (Set of 6)
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dc3tog (dc 3 sts together) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. (Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through 2 loops) twice, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.
*Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 2 rows with C; rep from * for Color Sequence.
With A, ch 76.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, *dc in next 4 ch, dc3tog, dc in next 4 ch, 3 dc in next ch; rep from * 4 more times, dc in next 4 ch, dc3tog, dc in next 4 ch, 2 dc in last ch - 6 ripples at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in first dc, *dc in next 4 dc, dc3tog, dc in next 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc; rep from * 4 more times, dc in next 4 dc, dc3tog, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in top of turning ch. Change to B.
Rows 3 and 4: With B, rep Row 2 twice. Change to C.
Rows 5 and 6: With C, rep Row 2 twice. Change to A.
Rows 7 and 8: With A, rep Row 2 twice. Change to B.
Rows 9-20: Rep Rows 3-8 twice.
Rows 21-24: Rep Rows 3-6. Do not change color at the end of Row 24.
Weave in ends.
- double crochet
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