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Home : Patterns : Crochet Southwestern Stripes
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Crochet Southwestern Stripes

Lion Brand« Jiffy®
Pattern #: 1317

Southwestern stripes - Here is another quick-and-easy afghan, perfect for the beginning crocheter. The long fringe makes a bold statement. 43" x 56". Featured in Fisherman, Country Green and El Paso.

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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size

43 inches x 56 inches before fringe



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Color (A)
Jiffy®

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Color (B)
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Color (C)
Jiffy®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Jiffy®
Fisherman White Light Pink Denim Navy True Red Chili Caffe
Camel Espresso Apple Green Avocado Grape Charcoal Mist Black Silver Heather
Dark Grey Heather Aqua Country Green Wine Violet Shocking Pink Sky El Paso
Salem Kitty Hawk Denim Spray Rose Spray Purple Spray Camel Spray
*Jiffy® (Article #450). 100% Acrylic; package size: Solids (except 151 Dusty Grey): 3 oz./85g; 135 yd/123m balls
Multi (plus 151 Dusty Grey): 2.5 oz./70g; 115 yd/103m balls

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  450-099 Jiffy Yarn: Fisherman
   balls
$ 27.93  
Note: MC
•  450-181 Jiffy Yarn: Country Green
   balls
$ 11.97  
Note: A
•  450-325 Jiffy Yarn: El Paso
   balls
$ 15.96  
Note: B
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
Additional Materials
11 inches piece of cardboard
 

Crochet Southwestern Stripes

Lion Brand« Jiffy®

GAUGE:

12 sts + 4 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Treble Crochet. 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. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

AFGHAN
With MC, chain 105.
Row 1: Treble crochet in 5th chain from hook and in each chain across – 101 treble crochets.
Rows 2 - 5: Chain 3 (counts as 1 treble), treble across.
Row 6: Change to A. Chain 2 (counts as 1 double crochet), work 1 double crochet in each stitch across – 101 double crochets.
Row 7: Change to B. Repeat Row 6.
Row 8: Change to A. Repeat Row 6.
Rows 9 - 13: Change to MC. Repeat Row 2.
Row 14: Repeat Row 7.
Row 15: Repeat Row 8.
Row 16: Repeat Row 14. Repeat Rows 1 to 16 until afghan is approximately 56" from beginning, ending with 5 rows of MC.


FRINGE


For each fringe, wrap A or B 9 times around cardboard. Space fringes 3 treble apart, alternating colors. Cut loops; trim ends evenly.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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MC = main color st(s) = stitch(es)


  Learn to Crochet Instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToCrochet.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Crochet Southwestern Stripes Reviewed by Kathleen Forrest on 2012-08-06 *****
I made this afghan as a wedding gift for my daughter and her husband. I substituted Gold for the Country Green and I decreased the length and volume of the fringe. It looked lovely and was very easy to crochet so I'll probably make it again using different colors.


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