How To Crochet a Ripple Crochet Afghan: 7 Free Crochet Patterns
- see all comments
"I did find a great video explaining how to read the chart and directions. https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oumKr2eA Cant wait to start this project!"
"Wheres the pattern? The link takes you to a page that saids its been moved."
"May try to do in the future."
Brown and Gray Lapghan
We are adding the pattern to your Afghan Patterns.
This project has been added to your afghan patterns.
Click here to view your crochet patterns.
This Brown and Gray Lapghan has a simple color scheme, but this one out of many crochet blanket patterns will quickly become your go-to crochet afghan pattern to wear around the house. Grab a book from the shelf, make yourself a steamy mug of something delicious, and cozy up with this handmade lapghan. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon or evening on your sofa or on your porch. This afghan will keep you warm indoors or outdoors. Plus, the earth tone colors of this afghan make it appropriate for any season.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- RED HEART® "Soft Yarn®": 1 skein 9440 Light Grey Heather A, 2 skeins each of 9388 Wheat B and 4601 Off White C.
- Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
- Yarn needle
Size: Lapghan measures 37" x 47"
On Row 1, 13 ch and sts = 3 ¼"; first 2 rows = 1 ½" in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
V-st = (dc, ch 1, dc) worked in same space.
Shell = (hdc, 2 dc, hdc) worked in same space.
Note: Work in specified sts and spaces only, skipping over others. When changing color, always fasten off last color used and begin WS with new color.
With B, ch 125.
Row 1 (WS): Working in back loops of ch only, dc in 5th ch from hook (creates 1st V-st), *ch 2, skip 5 ch, [(dc, ch 2) 3 times and dc] in next ch, ch 2, skip 5 ch, V-st in next ch; repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn (counts as 1st dc and ch-1 space of next row here and throughout).
Row 2: Dc in 1st ch-1 space, *skip next ch-2 space, shell in each of next 3 ch-2 spaces, skip next ch-2 space, V-st in next ch-1 space; repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn.
Row 3: Dc in 1st ch-1 space, *ch 2, [(dc, ch 2) 3 times and dc] in 1st dc of 2nd (center) shell, ch 2, V-st in next ch-1 space; repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn. Row 4: Repeat Row 2. Fasten off.
With C and WS facing, draw up a loop in 1st ch-1 space. Ch 4.
Rows 5-6: Repeat Rows 3 and 4. Fasten off.
Rows 7-8: With A, repeat Rows 3 and 4. Fasten off.
Rows 9-10: With C, Repeat Rows 3 and 4. Fasten off.
Rows 11-14: With B, repeat Rows 3 and 4 twice. Fasten off.
Rows 15-64: Repeat Rows 5-14 five more times.
Rows 65-66: With C, repeat Rows 3 and 4.
Work across top through both loops: With C and WS facing, ch 4 and dc in same ch; work Row 1 from * across, turn and work Row 2. At end of Row 2, do not fasten off. Ch 1 and work down left hand edge as follows: (sc, ch 2, sc) at end of each row to bottom, ending with ch 1, slip st in next dc. Fasten off. With WS facing, join C and rep Rows 1 and 2 across bottom edge, fasten off. Join C and work up opposite side as before. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Block lightly.
Read NextRainbowghan Crochet Pattern
Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!
Tags / Related Topics
Your Recently Viewed Projects
Images from other crafters
Feb 28, 2018
I can see taking this to the beach. It is such a neutral color it will not be offensive and to me, it just makes me feel calm looking at it. Isn't that what the beach is for to relax. Who needs all those loud colors during summer? Sometimes you just have to chill.
Feb 28, 2018
This is displaying wonderful muted tones and will go with almost any decor in the home. This could probably be completed by an advanced beginner. It just make take a little more time to get the hang of it but anything worth having takes a little effort.
Dec 09, 2016
I like this Brown and Gray Laphan, the colors are very calming and goes well together. After reading the written pattern and answering the second question below, I would crochet it the back loop only on the first row, like it is written, Then in both top looks on the rest of the rows. I'm thinking that sense this has a border, why not carry the last color up to make for less weaving in ends?. I'm going to save this one and put it on my to do list along with a lot more. I am always finding great patterns here on all free crochet. Thank you so much for this free crochet pattern.
Apr 23, 2016
This looks simple to make. The light brown/light blue/white combination gives a calming effect on the nerves after a long day's work.
Jun 24, 2014
Except for the edging, do you always work in only the back loop of each stitch or is that for only row 1?
Dec 11, 2013
I made this for our local charity group. It will go to our local hospice. It is quick and easy! It not only works as a lapghan but it also is the right size for a baby blanket! So when the family gets the blanket, they can give it as a memorial to even the little ones. I will definitely use this pattern again.
Report Inappropriate Comment
Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.
Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.
Project of the Day
Make it Quick Afghanvideocam
Short on time and need some quick crochet patterns? The Make it Quick Afghan from Bernat is an easy crochet pattern that you will… Continue reading: "Make it Quick Afghanvideocam"
Something worth saving?
- SAVE all your favorite patterns
- ADD personal notes
- QUICKLY reference your patterns
Our Newest Patterns & Articles
- Quick & Easy: Crochet Throw Pattern
- Beginner Throw (free Crochet Pattern)
- Free Pattern: One Skein Crochet Blanket
- Striped Suzette Stitch Baby Blanket Pattern
- Simple Forgiving Crochet Blanket Pattern
- Crochet Pattern: Modern Throw
- How To: Make A Soft Textured Crochet Blanket
- Easy Crochet Beanie Hat
- Shining Star Crochet Blanket
- Mishelka Blanket
- 10 Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns
- 8 Crochet Ideas for Crochet Throws, Simple Crochet Patterns, and Crochet Blanket Patterns
- 9 Pastel Colored Patterns for Crochet Baby Blankets
- Color Scheme Crochet: How To Crochet 17 Colorful Crochet Afghans
- Crochet for Men: 14 Crochet Afghans for Men and Boys
- How Do I Crochet? 13 Basic Crochet Stitches and Free Beginner Crochet Afghan Patterns
- How To Crochet a Ripple Crochet Afghan: 7 Free Crochet Patterns
- How To Crochet: 14 Flower Crochet Granny Squares
- How to Crochet: 16 Quick and Easy Granny Square Patterns
- The Crocheter's Gift Guide: Free Crochet Afghan Patterns, Baby Blankets and More for All Occasions