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Lazy Day Ripple Pattern

Lazy Day Ripple Pattern

Say goodbye to winter with this Lazy Day Ripple Pattern. Putting a twist on the classic ripple pattern, this crochet tutorial is as easy as it is beautiful. This afghan has a whopping eight different shades of ripples, making it dynamically pleasing. With its spring freshness, this free crochet pattern will energize any room you put it in. Lounging will never be the same again!

Easy

Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

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

Materials:

  • Bernat® Super Value (197 g/7 oz; 389 m/426 yds) Contrast A: Cameo (53435) - 1 ball; Contrast B: Deep Straw (53515) - 1 ball; Contrast C: Rouge (53531) - 1 ball; Contrast D: Honey (07469) - 1 ball; Contrast E: Fern (53222) - 1 ball; Contrast F: Taupe (53012) - 1 ball; Contrast G: Soft Fern (53221) - 1 ball; Contrast H: Oatmeal (53010) - 1 ball
  • Crochet hook: Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Size: Approx 471/2 x 61 ins [120.5 x 155 cm].

Gauge: 12 dc and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]

Abbreviations: Approx = Approximately, Beg = Beginning, Ch(s) = Chain(s), Cont = Continue(ity), dc = Double crochet, Pat = Pattern, rep = Repeat, rS = Right side, Sc = Single crochet, Sl st = Slip stitch, Sp(s) = Space(s), St(s) = Stitch(es), tog = Together, Yoh = Yarn over hook

INSTRUCTIONS:

With A, ch 272 loosely. (Note-mark every 50th ch with a safety pin to make counting easier).

1st Row: (RS): 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. *Miss next 2 ch. (1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc) in next ch – V-st made. Ch 1. Miss next 2 ch. 1 dc in next ch. Ch 1. Miss next 2 ch. V-st in next ch. Miss next 2 ch. [(1 dc. Ch 1) 3 times. 1 dc] all in next ch. Miss next 2 ch. V-st in next ch. Ch 1. Miss next 2 ch. 1 dc in next ch. Ch 1. Miss next 2 ch. V-st in next ch. Miss next 2 ch.** Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Miss next 2 ch. Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – counts as cluster. Rep from * to last 25 ch. Rep from * to ** once. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc2tog made. Join B. Turn.

2nd Row: With B, ch 3. 1 dc in ch-1 sp of next V-st. Miss next dc of same V-st. *V-st in next dc. Ch 1. 1 dc in ch-1 sp of next V-st. Ch 1. V-st in next ch-1 sp. [(1 dc. Ch 1) 3 times. 1 dc] all in next ch-1 sp. V-st in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 1 dc in ch-1 sp of next V-st. Ch 1. Miss next dc of same V-st. V st in next dc.** Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch-1 sp. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Miss next cluster. Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch-1 sp. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster made. Miss next dc of last V-st.

Rep from * across, ending at **. Dc2tog over next ch-1 sp and top of turning ch. Join C. Turn. Last row forms pat. Cont in pat working stripes as follows: 1 row each C, D, E, F, G, H, A, and B. These 8 rows form Stripe Pat. Cont in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures approx 60 ins [152.5 cm], ending with A row of Stripe Pat. do not fasten off. Work left edging as follows:

Left Edging:

1st Row (RS): With A, work sc evenly down side edge of Blanket to foundation ch. Turn.
2nd Row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

Right edging:
With RS facing, join A with sl st in bottom corner of foundation ch.
1st Row: Ch 1. Work sc evenly up side edge of Blanket to top corner. Turn.
2nd Row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

Fringe:
Cut 12 inch [30.5 cm] lengths of D and F. Taking 3 strands tog for each fringe, alt D and F for fringe across bottom and top edges of Afghan, working fringe in each ch-2 sp across foundation row or each ch-1 sp across top edge. Trim fringe evenly.
 

 

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This afghan is very pleasant to the eyes with its earth color motif. Thanks for the pattern that is found on the front page.

This is a beautifully colorful Lazy Day Ripple Pattern. Just like Jeemer said below the colors remind me of the Michigan fall trees. The pattern is every well written and looks so easy to do. This is on my to do list with many more. I know that I will not do the Fringe part of the pattern. I don't know how anyone else feels about fringe, but it looks great until it's washed. I just leave that out of any crochet pattern because of that reason. Thank-you so much for this free crochet pattern.

Another afghan with irresistible color combo. Very appopriate for fall. Reminds me of the falling maple leaves during the fall season. It helps that the pattern is just right in front.

The afghan looks great but while reading the instructions, it occured to me that the terms used are not the usual terms , such as

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