Water Ripples Crochet Afghan
Don't you just love the way one small pebble can cause a huge ripple effect over a still lake? The Water Ripples Crochet Afghan mimics that beautiful sight. This is one of the prettiest simple crochet patterns you can find.
A soft blue hugs your shoulder and transports you to a relaxing seaside getaway. It's a unique ripple crochet pattern in that the ripples are quite small and round, but that's why we like it! Make your own today and see how comfortable and impressive the finished product is.
Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge11 sc and 12 rows = 4" [10 cm]
Finished SizeApprox 56" x 65" [142 x 165 cm]
- Bernat® Denimstyle™ (100 g/3.5 oz; 179 m/196 yds): Contrast A: Bermuda (03201) - 7 balls; Contrast B: Canvas (03006) - 7 balls
- Hook: Size 6 mm (U.S. J/10) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Note: When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed.
With A, work 1 row. With B, work 1 row. These 2 rows form Stripe Pat.
With A, ch 178. Mark every 50th ch for easier counting.
1st row: (RS). 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. Miss next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. *3 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. Miss next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. Rep from * to last ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join B. Turn.
2nd row: With B, ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. *3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join A. Turn. Last row forms Ripple Pat. First 2 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cont in Ripple Pat until work from beg measures approx 65" [165 cm], ending with 1 row of A.
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