Contemporary Granny Ripple Throw
Looking for a cool pattern that's completely unlike anything that you've ever created before? Then you definitely want to check out the Contemporary Granny Ripple Throw! It uses two traditional crochet stitches, granny square and ripple, and a striking gray-scale color scheme to create a truly one-of-a-kind blanket. It's the perfect crochet chevron pattern for any contemporary home. If you're looking for a twist on a classic pattern, then this throw is definitely for you.
Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Red Heart® Super Saver®: 3 skeins 932 Zebra B, 2 skeins each of 400 Grey Heather A and 313 Aran C; 1 skein 341 Light Grey D
- Crochet Hook: 6 mm [US J-10]
- Yarn Needle
Gauge: 21 sts (one pattern repeat from point to point) = 4¾”; 5 rows = 4”. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Throw Measurement: 42” x 53”.
reverse sc: *Insert hook in the next st to the right, yo, draw yarn through the st, yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook.
With A, ch 165.
Row 1 (right side): 3 Dc in 6th ch from hook, skip next 2 ch, 3 dc in next ch, skip next 2 ch, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch for point, [skip next 2 ch, 3 dc in next ch] twice **, skip next 5 ch, [3 dc in next ch, skip next 2 ch] twice; repeat from * across to last 3 ch, ending last repeat at **; skip next 2 ch, dc in last ch; turn – 9 points.
Row 2: Ch 4, [3 dc between next two 3-dc groups] twice, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 space, [3 dc between next two 3-dc groups] twice **, skip space between next 2 groups, [3 dc between next two 3-dc groups] twice; repeat from * across to last space, ending last repeat at **; skip last 3 dc, dc in last ch-space; turn.
Repeat Row 2 throughout, working in the following color sequence: 2 more rows A, *4 rows B, 4 rows C, 2 rows D, 4 rows C, 4 rows B, 4 rows A. Repeat from * twice – 67 rows. Fasten off.
Round 1: With right side facing, join A in any st; ch 1, work sc evenly around all 4 sides, taking care to keep work flat; join with a slip st to first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, reverse sc in each st around, join with slip st in first reverse sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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