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Blue and White Crochet Afghan

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Use this free crochet afghan pattern from Bernat Yarns to create a lovely block afghan in coordinating blues and white. Twelve motifs are joined to create the complete afghan. This is an editorial team favorite of our large hook crocheted afghan patterns.  This is a great pattern for beginners and those looking for a fun afghan to make for themselves or a friend.  Mix and match colors to create an afghan that's perfect for your home.

Blue and White Crochet Afghan

Materials:

  • Berella Yarn (Solids: 3.5 oz/100 g/Ombres 3 oz/85 g) in the following colors:
    • Main color (MC):  8 balls/Ombres: 10 balls
    • Contrast A:  5 balls/Ombres: 6 balls
    • Contrast B:  5 balls/Ombres: 6 balls
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge

 

Gauge: One Motif = 16 ins 41 cm square.
Measurement: Approx 49½ x 65 ins 125.5 x 165 cm

 


Instructions:
Note: When working separate sections of colors within one rnd, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color in the rnd. Start new colors at appropriate points as indicated throughout pattern instructions.

Motif (make 12):

  1. With MC, ch 5. Join with ss to form ring.
     
  2. 1st rnd: Ch 3. 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc in ring) 3 times. Ch 2. Ss in top of ch 3. Fasten off.
     
  3. 2nd rnd: Join A in any ch 2 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more. Ss to top of ch 3.
     
  4. 3rd rnd: Ch 3. *Join B. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Join A. Ch 1.** 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 dc in same ch 1 sp as first ch 3. Ss to top of ch 3. Turn.
     
  5. 4th rnd: (WS). With A, ch 3. 2 dc in same sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. *With C, ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp.** With A, (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Ch 1. Ss to top of ch 3. Fasten off all ends. Turn.
     
  6. 5th rnd: (RS). Join MC to any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp. *(Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1.** (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Sl st to top of ch 3. Turn.
     
  7. 6th rnd: (WS). Ch 3. 2 dc in first ch 1 sp. *(Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Ch 1.** 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off. Turn.
     
  8. 7th rnd: (RS). Join A to any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp. *(Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1.** (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Sl st to top of ch 3. Turn.
     
  9. 8th rnd: (WS). Ch 3. 2 dc in first ch 1 sp. *(Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Ch 1.** 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Ss to top of ch 3. Fasten off. Turn.
     
  10. 9th rnd: (RS). Join B to 6th ch 1 sp from any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. *Join A. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times.** Join B. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Ch 1. Sl st to top of ch 3. Turn.
     
  11. 10th rnd: (WS). With A, ch 1. Ss in each of next 3 dc. Sl st in next ch 1 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. *With B, (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times.** Join A. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Ch 1. Ss to top of ch 3. Fasten off B sections. Turn.
     
  12. 11th rnd: (RS). Join MC to 6th ch 1 sp from any corner ch 2 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 4 times. *With A, ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp.** Join MC, (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 4 times. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Ch 1. Sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off A sections. Turn.
     
  13. 12th rnd: (WS). With last MC end, sl st in ch 1 sp. Ch 4. (3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Ch 1) 4 times. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp.** (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 10 times. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. 2 dc in same ch 1 sp as first ch 4. Sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Turn.
     
  14. 13th rnd: (RS). Sl st in each of next 2 dc. Ss in next ch 1 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp. [(Ch 1. 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp] 5 times. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp.** (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 11 times. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. Ss to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

 

Joining:

  1. Join Motifs into 3 strips, 4 motifs long as follows:
     
  2. Joining Two Motifs: With RS facing each other position sides of Motifs tog. Join MC through corresponding corner ch 2 sps. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. (Ch 3. 1 sc through next corresponding ch 1 sps) 12 times. Ch 3. 1 sc through next corresponding corner ch 2 sps. Fasten off.
     
  3. Joining Strips of Motifs: With RS facing each other position sides of Motifs tog. Join MC through corresponding corner ch 2 sps. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. (Ch 3. 1 sc through next corresponding ch 1 sps) 12 times.** (Ch 3. 1 sc through next corresponding corner ch 2 sps) twice. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Ch 3. 1 sc through next corresponding corner ch 2 sps. Fasten off.
     
  4. Edging: With RS facing, join MC to top right corner ch 2 sp. Ch 1. [(1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) twice] in same sp. *[1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. (1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) in next ch 1 sp] 12 times. 1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. [(1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) in next corner ch 2 sp] twice.* Rep from * to * once. [1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. (1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) in next ch 1 sp] 12 times. 1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. [(1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) twice] in next corner ch 2 sp. Rep from * to * 3 times. [1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. (1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) in next ch 1 sp] 12 times. 1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. [(1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) twice] in next corner ch 2 sp. Rep from * to * twice. [1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. (1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) in next ch 1 sp] 12 times. 1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. [(1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) twice] in next corner ch 2 sp. Rep from * to * 3 times. [1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. (1 sc. Ch 4. 1 sc) in next ch 1 sp] 12 times. 1 sc in center dc of next 3 dc. Ss to first sc. Fasten off.

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Jun 24, 2014

Bueno, me parece hermoso su manta en azul y blanco,y perdneme pero casi no entiendo las indicaciones escritas entonces me gustaria si puede regalarme el tutorial le agradezco mucho. Bendiciones

 

Jan 7, 2014

I am stuck on step 4, I was hoping someone could send me a link to explain how to do that step? Also what are the acronyms WS and RS? Thanks!

 

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Mar 29, 2013

I'm working on this in Aran and two shades of purple. It's looking pretty awesome. I wish the patterns were available in PDF format though.

 

Mar 30, 2010

I made this in shades of greys, to match my family room Gorgous!!!!!

 

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