Lion Brand® Homespun®
10 1/2 sts + 6 rows = 4 in. (10 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 fewer 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.
|dc3tog (dc 3 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops) 3 times. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
With A, ch 159.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, *dc in next 4 ch, dc3tog, dc in next 4 ch, 3 dc in next ch; rep from * 11 more times, dc in next 4 ch, dc3tog, dc in next 4 ch, 2 dc in last ch – 156 dc and turning ch (forming 13 ripples) at the end of this row.
Row 2: With A, ch 3, turn, dc in first st, *dc in next 4 sts, dc3tog, dc in next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st; rep from * 11 more times, dc in next 4 sts, dc3tog, dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in top of turning ch. Change to B.
Row 3: With B, rep Row 2.
Row 4: With B, rep Row 2. Change to C.
Row 5: With C, rep Row 2.
Row 6: With C, rep Row 2. Change to A.
Row 7: With A, rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 2-7 until Afghan measures 48 in. (122 cm), from beginning.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.