Rainbow Ripple Afghan

Rainbow Ripple Afghan

This is one of the prettiest free crochet afghan patterns you'll find! This Rainbow Ripple Afghan by Roseanna Beck uses various colors Red Heart Yarn to create a truly beautiful afghan that you are sure to enjoy for years to come.

Rainbow Ripple Afghan


  • 325 yds. White (W) Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 150 yds. each Light Lavender (L), Petal Pink (P), Pale Green (G), Light Blue (B) Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • H crochet hook or size needed for gauge

GAUGE: 6 dcs = 2”
4 rows = 3 ¼”

SIZE: 39” x 40”


Note: Work all rows in back loop.

  1. Row 1 – With white ch 124, dc in 4th ch from hook , dc in each of next 4 ch, *3 dc in next ch, dc in each of next 6 ch, *skip 2 ch, Shell in next ch, skip 2 ch, dc in each of next 6 ch, rep from * across, ch 3 and turn.
  2. Row 2 – Skip 1 dc, dc in each of next 5 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 6 dc, *Shell in Shell, skip 1 dc, dc in each of next 6 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 6 dc, rep from *across, ending Shell in last Shell, dc in next 5 dc, skip 1 dc, dc in last dc, ch 3, fasten off and turn.
  3. Row 3 – Join lavender with a sl st, ch 2. Continue with Row 2, ending ch 3 and turn.
  4. Rep Row 2 for a color scheme as follows: (48 rows)
  5. 2W 2L 2P 2G 2B 4W 2L 2P 2G 2B 4W 2L 2P 2G 2B 4W 2L 2P 2G 2B 2W

With white working along both side edges (sc, ch 3, sc) in each dc across.

Chain (ch), Single Crochet (sc), Double Crochet (dc), Slip Stitch (sl st) Special Stitch – Shell (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)

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Dont hink this pattern is right,2nd row does not work out,tried it 4 times.

I love this ripple pattern I think this is the first pattern that I can read and crochet.


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