Ridiculously Quick and Easy Crochet Afghan
Look no further than this quick crochet blanket pattern for your next project.
Looking for the ultimate lounge blanket? We've found it! Whip up the Ridiculously Quick and Easy Crochet Afghan and prepare to cozy up on the couch. As one of the cuddliest crochet afghan patterns around, the real difficulty with this throw won't be in creating it, but in resisting the urge to lounge around with it all day long.
Crocheting four strands of yarn together as one, you'll be snuggling up on your couch in no time! The other wonderful thing about this quick crochet blanket is that it is such a great pattern for beginners.
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Crochet HookP/16 or 11.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge6 sts = 5”; 6 rows = 9” in pattern (4 strands held together). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished Size48" x 59"
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 3 skeins each 311 White A, 316 Soft White B, 313 Aran C, and 661 Frosty Green D
- Crochet Hook: 11.5mm [US P-16]
- Yarn needle
Hold one strand of each of 4 colors together as one throughout.
Special Stitches: v-st (v Stitch): (double crochet, chain 1, double crochet) in indicated st or space.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 58 sts.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across, dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc, skip next dc; v-st in next dc; * skip next 2 dc, v-st in next dc; repeat from * to last 3 sts; skip next dc, dc in next dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Rows 5 and 6: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc, skip next dc, v-st in next ch-1 sp, * skip next 2 dc, v-st in next ch-1 sp; repeat from * to last 3 sts; skip next dc, dc in next dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 7: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next 2 dc, * dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc; repeat from * to last st; dc in top of ch- 3; turn.
Repeat Rows 2-7 five times, repeat Rows 2 and 3 again. Turn and, with right side facing, work 1 round sc evenly around entire outer edge, taking care to keep work flat; join with a slip st to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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