Ripple Throw Free Crochet Pattern

Ripple Throw Free Crochet Pattern

Using Red Heart Fiesta yarn and an I/9 crochet hook you can use this free crochet afghan pattern to create a wonderfully looking throw. The blues and yellows really are a fiesta.

Throw measures 61" x 46"

RED HEART® "Fiesta®": 2 Skeins each of 6382 Country Blue A, 6635 Coffee B, 6334 Buff C, and 6250 Cornmeal D.

Materials:

  • Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
  • Yarn needle.

GAUGE: One 24 st repeat = 5 3/4"; 5 rows = 4" in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
3dcCL (3 dc cluster) = [yo and draw up a loop in next ch or st or space, yo and draw through 2 loops] 3 times, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

5dcCL (5 dc cluster) = [yo and draw up a loop in next ch or st or space, yo and draw through 2 loops] 5 times, yo and draw through all 6 loops on hook.


NOTE: When changing color, work last st of row until 2 loops are left on hook, drop old color, yo with new color and complete stitch. Fasten off old color.

Color Sequence: [1 row A, 1 row B, 1 row A, 1 row C, 1 row B, 1 row C, 1 row D, 1 row B, 1 row D] 8 times, 1 row A, 1 row B, 1 row A.


THROW: With A, ch 197.
Row 1: Yo and draw up a loop in 4th ch from hook, yo and draw through 2 loops, [yo and draw up a loop in next ch, yo and draw through 2 loops] twice, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook, * dc in next 9 ch, 5 dc in next ch, dc in next 9 ch **, 5dcCL over next 5 ch; repeat from * to last 4 ch, end at **; 3dcCL over next 3 ch, dc in last ch changing to B; turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, 3dcCL over next 3 sts, * [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] 4 times, ch 1, skip next st, 5 dc in next st, [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] 4 times, ch 1, skip next st **, 5dcCL over next 5 sts; repeat from * to last 4 sts, end at **; 3dcCL over next 3 sts, dc in top of ch-3 changing to next color; turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, skip first dc, 3dcCL over next 3 sts or ch-1 spaces, * dc in next 9 sts or ch-1 spaces, 5 dc in next st, dc in next 9 dc or ch-1 spaces **, 5dcCL over next 5 sts or ch-1 spaces; repeat from * to last 4 sts, end at **; 3dcCL over next 3 sts or ch-1 spaces, dc in top of ch-3 changing to next color; turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, skip first dc, 3dcCL over next 3 sts, * dc in next 9 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in next 9 sts **, 5dcCL over next 5 sts; repeat from * to last 4 sts, end at **; 3dcCL over next 3 sts, dc in top of ch-3 changing to next color; turn.

Rows 5-75: Repeat Rows 2-4 twenty three times, then repeat Rows 2 and 3 once more. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

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