Herringbone Stripe Afghan
Make this Herringbone Stripe Afghan in colors that coordinate with your personal decorating style. The free crochet afghan pattern is easy to follow and pretty. Ribbed stripes of rich chocolate brown and herringbone white come together to create a classic, modern afghan in this free crochet afghan pattern.
This masculine crochet afghan pattern works in nearly any room or even an office. If you're looking for versatile crochet patterns, this is definitely one to consider making the next time you have some pretty yarn.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge13 hdc and 10 rows = 4" [10 cm]
Finished SizeApprox 49" x 58" [124.5 x 147.5 cm]
- 6 balls Bernat® Berella yarn in Dark Taupe (MC); 6 Balls Bernat® Berella yarn in Natural (A)
- Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I/9) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
Turning ch 2 does not count as hdc.
To join new color, work to last 2 (3) loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through last 2 (3) loops to complete st and proceed in new color.
With MC, ch 160.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 158 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2. Working in back loops only, 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn.
3rd to 7th rows: As 2nd row. Join A at end of last row.
8th row: With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). *Miss next 3 hdc. 1 dtr in next hdc. Working in front of last dtr, 1 dc in each of 3 missed hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 1 dc in last hdc. Turn.
9th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *Miss next 3 dc. 1 dtr in next dtr. Working behind last dtr, 1 dc in each of 3 missed dc. Rep from * to last dc. 1 dc in top of turning ch 3. Turn.
10th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *Miss next 3 dc. 1 dtr in next dtr. Working in front of last dtr, 1 dc in each of 3 missed dc. Rep from * to last dc. 1 dc in top of turning ch 3. Turn.
11th row: As 9th row. Join MC at end of row.
12th row: With MC, ch 2. 1 hdc in each st across. Turn.
13th row: As 2nd row. Rep 2nd to 13th rows 9 times more, then 2nd to 5th rows once. Do not turn at end of last row.
Ch 2. Work in hdc down left side of Afghan.
With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to bottom right corner of Afghan. Ch 2. Work in hdc up right side of Afghan.