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Zig Zag Crochet Afghan

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By using worsted weight yarn in your favorite colors you can use this free crochet pattern to crochet yourself a nice afghan. Using an I9 hook this is an easy pattern for you to make for yourself or a friend.  With a lovely motif and bright colors, this Zig Zag Crochet Afghan would be great for adding your your living room.  Drape it over the back of your couch or love seat for a splash of color that's sure to brighten up any room in your home.

Zig Zag Crochet Afghan

Materials:

  • 1 ball Bernat® Worsted (Solids: 400 g/14 oz) yarn in Cameo (MC)
  • 1 ball Bernat® Worsted (Solids: 400 g/14 oz) yarn in Rouge (A)
  • 1 ball Bernat® Worsted (Solids: 400 g/14 oz) yarn in Heather (B)
  • 2 balls Bernat® Worsted (Solids: 400 g/14 oz) yarn in Fern (C)
  • 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) and 6 mm (U.S. J or 10) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

 

Gauge:  12 sc and 13 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller hook.

 

Instructions:
Approx 46 x 58 ins [117 x 147.5 cm].
First and last sc of each row is left unworked.

  1. With smaller hook and MC, ch 225.  Mark every 50th ch for easier counting.
     
  2. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *1 sc in each of next 9 ch. Ch 2. 1 sc in each of next 10 ch. Miss next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 5 ch. Ch 2. 1 sc in each of next 5 ch. Miss next 2 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to last 19 ch. 1 sc in each of next 9 ch. Ch 2. 1 sc in each of next 10 ch. Fasten off. Turn. 224 sts.
     
  3. **2nd row: Miss first sc. Join A with sl st to back loop of next sc. Ch 1.
     
  4. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. *Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sts. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sts. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last sc. Turn.
     
  5. 3rd and 4th rows: Sl st in first 2 sc. Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. *Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sts. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 4 sts. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sts. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last sc. Leave last sc unworked. Turn. Fasten off at end of 4th row.
     
  6. 5th row: With B, as 2nd row.
     
  7. 6th to 9th rows: With B, as 3rd row 4 times. Fasten off at end of 9th row.
     
  8. 10th row: With C, as 2nd row.
     
  9. 11th to 18th rows: With C, as 3rd row 8 times. Fasten off at end of 18th row.
     
  10. 19th row: With MC, as 2nd row.**
     
  11. Rep from ** to ** for Flame Pat 7 times more, omitting last row with MC at last rep.
     
  12. Edging: With RS facing and larger hook, join B with sl st to first sc on RS of Afghan. Ch 1. *1 sc in side of next sc. Rep from * along side of Afghan. Fasten off.
     
  13. Rep for other side.
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