Yarn

Crocheted Ripple Afghan

By  Brenda Lewis  for  Coats & Clark

size: 42"x60"

Materials

  • Moda Dea Washable Wool: Aqua (CA), 12 skeins; Coffee (CB), 3 skeins

Tools

  • Crochet hook, I-9
  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations

beg: beginning
ch: chain
dc: double crochet
dec: decrease
Sl st: slip stitch
Sp(s): space(s)
St: stitch
Rep: repeat
Rnd: round

  • Gauge
  • 1. 13 sts = 4"; 9 rows = 4"
  • What To Do
  • 1. With CA, ch 171.
  • 2. Row 1 (RS): Skip 2 chs, dc2tog over the 3rd and 4th chs, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 chs, *3 dc into the next ch, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 chs, dc3tog over the next 3 chs, 1dc into ea of the next 5 chs; rep from * to the last 8 chs, 3dc into the next ch, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 chs, dc2tog over the last 2 chs, turn.
  • 3. Row 2: Ch 3, dc2tog over the first 2 sts, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 sts, *3 dc into the next st, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 sts, dc3tog over the next 3 sts, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 sts; rep from * to the last 8 sts, 3 dc into the next st, 1 dc into ea of the next 5 sts, dc2tog over the last 2 sts, turn.
  • 4. Rows 3-6: Rep Row 2.
  • 5. Rows 7-8: With CB, ch 1, sc2tog over the first 2 sts, 1 sc into ea of the next 5 sts, 3 sc into the next st, 1 sc into ea of the next 5 sts; rep from * to the last 8 sts, 3 sc into the next st, 1 sc into eaof the next 5 sts, sc2tog over the last 2 sts, turn.
  • 6. Rep rows 1-8 thirteen more times, then repeat rows 1-6. Fasten off.