Textured Stripes Throw
Make this Textured Stripes Throw in whatever color combination that matches your home decor. The crochet pattern for this striped afghan is so easy, you won't be able to make just one. Keep one for yourself, and make one for a friend!
Crochet HookK/10.5 or 6.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Throw measures 49” x 65”.
RED HEART® Super Saver®:
- 3 skeins 316 Soft White A
- 1 skein 312 Black B
- 3 skeins 400 Grey Heather C
- 2 skeins 319 Cherry Red D
Crochet Hook: 6.5mm [US K-10.5].
11 sts = 4”; 8 rows = 4” in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
FPdc (front post double crochet) = Yo, insert hook from front to back to front around post of st 2 rows below and draw up a loop, [yo and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice. Skip the st directly behind the FPdc.
With A, ch 135.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across; turn –133 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc across and in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 3: Ch 2, skip first sc, FPdc, * dc in next sc, FPdc; repeat from * to last sc; hdc in last sc; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across and in top of ch-2; turn.
Row 5: Ch 2, skip first sc, dc in next sc, * FPdc, dc in next sc; repeat from * to last sc; hdc in last sc; turn.
Row 6: Repeat Row 4. Repeat Rows 3-6 once more changing to C in last st. Repeat Rows 3-6 for pattern and at the same time work color sequence as follows:
* 4 rows C, 2 rows each B, D, B, 4 rows C**, 10 rows A, 2 rows each D, C, D, B, D, C, D, 10 rows A; repeat from* twice more and then from * to ** again; with A, work 8rows. Fasten off.
Round 1: With right side facing, join B in any corner; ch 1, * (sc, ch 1, sc) all in corner, sc evenly spaced to next corner; repeat from * around; join with a slip st to first sc. Fasten off.
Round 2: With right side facing, join C in any st; ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * insert hook in next st to the right and draw through a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * around for Reverse Sc; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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