Spellbinding Crochet Ripple Blanket
Prepare yourself for empowerment with this Spellbinding Crochet Ripple Blanket from our friends at Red Heart. You'll be compelled by the sheer sight of it to work up this chevron crochet pattern instead of all the other crochet blanket patterns on your to-make list.
This enchanting ripple crochet pattern will keep you occupied during your free time even though it's an easy crochet pattern. Chevron crochet is very trendy right now, so wave your hooks in the air and cast this spell of a crochet pattern!
-Directions are for size small. Changes for size large are in parentheses.
-Throw is made in a ripple pattern which consists of a series of 3-dc “peaks” and dc2tog “valleys”, with 6 dc worked between peaks and valleys. You may need to work several rows before the ripple is clearly visible.
-Following color sequence, change color at beginning of each odd-numbered row: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, and Q
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge1 ripple = 5 (14 cm) from peak to peak; 6 rows = 4 (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeThrow measures 36 (47) [92.5 (120.5) cm] wide x 69 long (75.5 cm).
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each:776 Dark Orchid A, 528 Medium Purple B, 530 Orchid C, 579 Pale Plum D, 358 Lavender E, 347 Light Periwinkle F, 885 Delft G, 886 Blue H, 385 Royal I, 656 Real Teal J, 3862 Jade K, 512 Turqua L, 505 Aruba Sea M, 668 Honeydew N, 624 Tea Leaf O, 406 Med Thyme P, 389 Hunter Green Q
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
- Yarn needle
With A, ch 116 (148).
Row 1 (right side): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch count as first dc), dc in next 6 ch, dc3tog, *dc in next 6 ch, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 6 ch, dc3tog; repeat from * to last 7 ch, dc in next 6 ch, 2 dc in last ch, turn—113 (145) dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in first st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog, *dc in next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
Row 3: With right side facing, join B with slip st in first st, ch 3, dc in first st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog, *dc in next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in top of beginning ch, turn.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Rows 5–102: Repeat last 2 rows 49 times and change color as in the following color sequence: beginning with C, work 2 rows with each remaining color in sequence, [2 rows with each color in sequence] twice. Weave in ends.
- [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 3 times, yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook.
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