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Home : Patterns : 70s Ripple Afghan
 

Free Crochet Pattern: 70s Ripple Afghan

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Pattern #: 90697AD
Rating: ***3.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 39 x 46 in. (99 x 117 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Inspired by the bright colors of the 1970s, this retro afghan is fun and fast to make!
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70s Ripple Afghan

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

2 ‘ripples’ = about 10 in. (25.5 cm). 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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

dc2tog (dc decrease) Yo and draw up a lp in next dc, yo and draw through 2 lps twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook.

STRIPE SEQUENCE
*Work 2 rows each with A, B and C; rep from * for Stripe Sequence.

NOTES:

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.

AFGHAN
With A, ch 150.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch counts as first dc), (dc2tog) 3 times, 2 dc in each of next 6 ch, *(dc2tog) 6 times, 2 dc in each of next 6 ch; rep from * across to last 8 ch, (dc2tog) 3 times, dc in each of next 2 ch - 8 'ripples'.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in 2nd dc from hook, (dc2tog) 3 times, 2 dc in each of next 6 dc, *(dc2tog) 6 times, 2 dc in each of next 6 dc; rep from * across to last 8 dc, (dc2tog) 3 times, dc in each of last 2 dc, change to B in last st.
Rep Row 2, continuing in Stripe Sequence. Rep sequence 10 times total.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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dc = double crochet lp(s) = loop(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) yo = yarn over


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Pattern Average Rating: ***3.0 (based on 1 review)
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70s Ripple Afghan Reviewed by Gloria Traicoff on 2013-08-18 ***
I found that the pattern was incorrect at the end of row 2. By following the corrections n the RIPPLE AFGHAN below, it came out correctly.


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