AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns.com

Menu

Citrus Zig Zag Crochet Blanket

Citrus Zig Zag Crochet Blanket
Citrus Zig Zag Crochet Blanket
This image courtesy of yarnspirations.com

Brighten up your life by making this awesome Citrus Zig Zag Crochet Blanket. This ripple crochet afghan pattern features neon pink, orange, and yellow stripes that are joined together with stark white that only makes them stand out further.

This crochet pattern is finished off with fun pom poms on two of the sides. There's even a tutorial to show you how to make DIY yarn pom poms. For this pattern, you'll use creative stitches like half double crochet and treble. You won't want to miss out on this colorful blanket.

Easy

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge13 dc and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm]

Finished SizeApprox 40" x 48" [101.5 cm x 122 cm]

Materials List

  • Caron® Simply Soft® (6 oz/170.1 g; 315 yds/288 m) Contrast A White (39701) 2 balls, Contrast B Neon Orange (39774) 2 balls, Contrast C Neon Yellow (39773) 2 balls, Contrast D Neon Pink (39775) 2 balls
  • Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle

BONUS VIDEO TUTORIAL:



Check out this video tutorial to learn how to change colors at the end of a row.

Instructions:

NOTES:
1. Foundation ch: multiple of 19 + 3.
2. To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through last 2 loops then proceed in new color.
3. Ch 2 counts as hdc.

Instructions for STRIPE PAT:

  1. Work 2 rows of each color in the following sequence: (A, C, A, B) twice (16 rows), (A, D) twice (8 rows), (A, B, A, C) twice (16 rows), (A, D) twice (8 rows), (A, C, A, B) twice (16 rows), (A, D) twice (8 rows), (A, B, A, C) twice (16 rows), A (2 rows) – these 90 rows form Stripe Pat.

Instructions for BLANKET:

With A, ch 136.

  1. 1st row: (WS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 7 ch. HdcCL. *1 hdc in each of next 7 ch. 2 hdc in each of next 2 ch. 1 hdc in each of next 7 ch. HdcCL. Rep from * to last 9 ch. 1 hdc in each of last 9 ch. Turn.
    2nd row: Ch 2. Skip first st. Dcbp in each st to end of row. Join B. Turn.
    3rd row: With B, ch 5. In first st work (1 tr. Ch 1) twice. (Skip next st. 1 tr in next hdc) 3 times. Skip next hdc. TrCL. (Skip next st. 1 tr in next st) 3 times. *Ch 1. Skip next st. In next st work [(1 tr. Ch 1) twice. 1 tr]. In next st work (1 tr. Ch 1) 3 times. (Skip next st. 1 tr in next st) 3 times. Skip next st. TrCL. (Skip next st. Tr in next st) 3 times. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1. Skip next st. In top of turning ch work [(1 tr. Ch 1) twice. 1 tr]. Turn.
    4th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first tr. 1 dc in each st and ch-1 sp to end of row, ending with 1 dc in 5th ch and 2 dc in 4th ch of ch 5. Join A. Turn.
    5th row: With A, ch 2. Skip first dc. 1 hdc in each of next 8 dc. HdcCL. *1 hdc in each of next 7 dc. 2 hdc in each of next 2 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 7 dc. HdcCL. Rep from * to last 9 dc. 1 hdc in each of last 9 dc. Join C. Turn. First 5 rows of Stripe Pat are complete. Rows 2 to 5 form Pat.

    Cont in pat, keeping cont of Stripe Pat, until all 90 rows of Stripe Pat will be complete.
    Do not fasten off.
    Do not turn.

    Left side edges:

    1st row:
    (RS).
    With A, ch 2. Work 162 hdc evenly down left side edge of Blanket to bottom corner. Turn.
    2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Fasten off. 

    With RS facing, join A with sl st to bottom right corner. Work as given for left side.

Instructions for POM POM:

(make 15)

  1. Wind A around 3 fingers 80 times. Tie tightly in the middle and leave a long end for attaching to Blanket.

    Cut loops at both ends and trim to form pom pom.

    Attach 1 pom pom to each point across both edges of Blanket.

ABBREVIATIONS

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!
You Might Like
Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Great blanket. Caron yarns are the best. Love these colors. I have almost the same exact yarn colors in a cotton yarn. I wonder how this would turn out if I used cotton yarn instead of the regular acrylic. This is a great size for a family room and looks very easy to make.

Close

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

Lingering over a Lullaby Blanket

This easy crocheted Lingering Over a Lullaby Blanket with a ruffled edge will be treasured by any baby and Mom. This lovely print yarn… Continue reading: "Lingering over a Lullaby Blanket"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Unsubscribe Terms of Service

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It