Tulip Lane Crochet Afghan Pattern
Crochet a field of flowers with this free crochet afghan pattern.
Crocheting for beginners has never been so easy or stylish! The Tulip Lane Crochet Afghan will make you feel like you're in the exquisite tulip gardens of the Netherlands. This crochet flower pattern has all the trappings of a perfect spring blanket.
Using the crochet cluster stitch, this pattern is great to practice your crocheting skills. Whether you drape it over your couch or cuddle with it in your favorite armchair, this beautiful afghan will definitely add some outdoor charm to your home.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook, J/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge14 sts = 4"; 12 rows = 4-3/4" in pattern with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain gauge.
Finished Size51" x 65"
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 4 skeins 313 Aran A, 2 skeins 633 Dark Sage B, 1 skein each 256 Carrot C and 320 Cornmeal D
- Crochet hook: 6mm [US J-10] and 5.5mm [US I-9]
- Yarn needle
Instructions for THROW:
To change color, work last st before color change until 2 loops remain on hook, drop color in use; with next color to be used, yo and draw through 2 loops remaining on hook. Continue with new color.
With A and larger hook, ch 169.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, changing to B in last sc; turn.
Row 2: With B, ch 3, skip first sc, * (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next sc, skip next 2 sc; repeat from * to last 2 sts; (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next sc, dc in last sc changing to C; turn.
Row 3: With C, ch 3, skip first dc, * Cl in next ch-1 space, ch 2; repeat from * to last ch-1 space; Cl in last ch-1 space, dc in top of ch-3 changing to A; turn.
Row 4: With A, ch 1, sc in first dc, * sc in Cl, 2 sc in next ch-2 space; repeat from * to last 2 sts; sc in last Cl, sc in top of ch-3; turn.
Rows 5 and 6: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 7: Repeat Row 5 changing to B in last sc; turn.
Row 8: With B, repeat Row 2 changing to D in last dc.
Row 9: With D, repeat Row 3.
Rows 10-13: Repeat Rows 4-7.
Repeat Rows 2-13 for pat until 62" from beginning, end by working Row 10.
Instructions for BORDER:
Round 1: With right side facing and larger hook, attach A in upper right hand corner; ch 1, * work an odd number of sc evenly across to next corner, work 3 sc in corner; repeat from * around taking care to keep work flat; join with a slip st in first sc.
Rounds 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around working 3 sc in each corner; join to first sc.
Round 4: Ch 4, skip first 2 sc, * dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc; repeat from * to next corner sc; [dc, ch 1] 3 times all in corner sc, skip next sc; repeat from * around; ** dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc; repeat from ** to end; join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Change to smaller hook.
Round 5: Ch 1, * (slip st, ch 2, dc) all in next space; repeat from * around; join to first slip st.
Weave in ends.
- (SPECIAL) Cl (cluster)
- [yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through2 loops on hook] 3 times all in same space, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook
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