FaveCrafts.com

Menu

Free Offer
Wrap Up With 25 Afghan Patterns from Red Heart Yarn

With 4 afghan knitting patterns and 21 afghan crochet patterns, you are sure to find just the right afghan for your next project inside this FREE eBook!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Juicy Fruit Afghan Crochet Pattern

By:

3 Comments

Juicy Fruit Afghan Crochet PatternGreat for those cooler summer nights, this Juicy Fruits Afghan is a great way to bring bright colors (and a little warmth) into your home.  Made with brightly colored yarn, this crocheted afghan pattern also makes a great gift for teens and new apartment owners. The name really says it all - the bright colors make this a true delight. In fact, it can be displayed like real piece of art. Free afghan crochet patterns may not scream summer, but this project truly breaks the mold.
 

Materials:

  • 4 skeins RED HEART® With Love®: yarn in Aran (A)
  • 1 skein RED HEART® With Love®: yarn in Hot Pink (B)
  • 1 skein RED HEART® With Love®: yarn in Mango (C)
  • 1 skein RED HEART® With Love®: yarn in Lettuce (D)
  • 5mm [H-8 US] Susan Bates® Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle

 

Gauge: 2 shells = 4” (10cm) in pattern; 7 rows = 4” (10 cm).
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

 

Special Stitches:

  • Beginning Cross-stitch (beg cross-st) = Dc in space after the sc and before the next 5-dc group one row below, ch 1, dc in space before the same sc and previous 5-dc group.
  • Cross-stitch (cross-st) = Dc in next ch-space after next sc two rows below, ch 1, dc in chspace before same sc.

 

 


25 Quick and Thrifty Free Crochet Patterns

 

There's never a bad time to start working on a free crochet pattern, whether it's a big afghan or a little accessory. The designs featured in 25 Quick and Thrifty Free Crochet Patterns are unique and fun to make. Give them as a gift or save them for yourself - the choice is yours. Either way, you'll be so glad you took the time to check out these free crochet patterns.


 


 

 

Notes:

  • When instructed to work into a stitch or space “2 rows below”, work into the row numbered 2 less than the current row. For example, if you are working Row 5, a stitch “2 rows below” is in Row 5 – 2 = Row 3.
  • To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color.

Juicy Fruit Afghan

Instructions:
Throw measures 55” X 45” (139.5 X 114.5 cm)

With B, ch 152.

Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *skip next 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across; change to A, turn—Twenty-five 5-dc groups and 26 sc.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in first sc, ch 1, sc in center st of next 5-dc group, ch 1, *beg cross-st, ch 1, sc in center st of next 5-dc group, ch 1; repeat from across to last sc, 2 dc in last sc, turn—24 cross-sts and 25 sc.

Row 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in first dc, sc in next sc, *5 dc in ch-1 space of next cross-st, sc in next sc; repeat from * across to last 2 dc, skip next dc, 3 dc in top of beginning ch-2, change to C, turn—Twenty-four 5-dc groups, two 3-dc groups, and 25 sc.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, cross-st, ch 1, *sc in center st of next 5-dc group, ch 1, cross-st, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 3 dc, skip next 2 dc, sc in top of beginning ch-3, turn—25 cross-sts and 26 sc.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 5 dc in ch-1 space of next cross-st, *sc in next sc, 5 dc in ch-1 space of next cross-st; repeat from * across to last sc, sc in last sc; change to A, turn— Twenty-five 5-dc groups and 26 sc.

Rows 6 and 7: Repeats Row 2 and 3; change to D in last st of Row 7.

Repeat Rows 4-7 changing color in the following sequence: [2 rows each of D, A, B, A, C, A] 8 times, then 2 rows D. Fasten off.

 

Edging

With right side facing, join A with slip st in first sc to work across st of last row; ch 3, 6 dc in same st as join, *skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, 6 dc in next sc; repeat from * to last sc, 7 dc in last sc; working down long side and in ends of rows, **sc in space between next 2 B rows, 6 dc in sc of next color row, skip next color row;** repeat from ** to Row 1, 7 dc in the base of the first sc of Row 1; working across opposite side of foundation chs of Row 1, ***sc in loop below next 5-dc group, 6 dc in loop below next sc; repeat from *** to last loop, 7 dc in last loop; working up 2nd long side and in ends of rows, repeat between ** and ** to last row; join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off.

 


36 Free Crochet Blanket Patterns

You don't have to be a baby to appreciate the designs of these easy crochet afghan patterns. In fact, 36 Free Crochet Blanket Patterns for Beginners includes a ton of fun projects that adults can curl up with, too. There's nothing better than a warm afghan in the winter, so start working on one of these patterns before the weather gets warm. These crochet afghan patterns make great baby shower gifts, too.

 


 

 

 

 

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Re: cooler summer nights--lol. You must live in the north or on a coast. After April and until October, cool is only found under air conditioning, even here in AR :)

I love the look of this pattern, but would love to make a smaller version to give as a baby gift. I was wondering if you could tell me what the stitch repeat is.

OH MY LAND... it' a lovely pattern! using the X stitch I just learned with a classic shell! BEAUTIFUL!!!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs News Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Craft Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.