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Seaside Caron Cakes Afghan Pattern

Seaside Caron Cakes Afghan Pattern
Seaside Caron Cakes Afghan Pattern

Create the most gorgeous summer afghan you will ever see. The Seaside Caron Cakes Afghan Pattern features gorgeous beach hues and the shell stitch. Use yarn cakes to get the soft, stripey color changes that are reminiscent of the beach! Shades of sand, brown, teal, and blue all grace this elegant afghan. The shell stitch is the perfect stitch to crochet the look of waves! If you're looking for a housewarming present for your friend's new summer home, this is the perfect project to make.


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge13 dc and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm]

Finished SizeApprox 50" x 56" [127 x 142 cm]

Materials List

  • Caron® Cakes™ (7.1 oz/200 g; 383 yds/350 m) Zucchini Loaf (17048) 4 balls
  • Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.


  1. Ch 171

  2. Foundation row: 1  sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 170 sc.

  3. 1st row: (RS). Ch  3 (counts as 1  dc). 3  dc in next  sc. *Skip next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Skip next 3  sc. 7  dc in next  sc. Rep from * to last 14  sc. Skip next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Skip next 3 sc. 4 dc in last sc. Turn.

  4. 2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.

  5. 3rd row: Ch  1. 1  sc in each of first 4  sc. *Skip next 3  sc. 7  dc in next sc. Skip next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7  sc. Rep from * to last 11  sc. Skip next 3  sc. 7  dc in next sc. Skip next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Turn.

  6. 4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.

  7. Rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 56" [142  cm], ending on a 4th row.

  8. Fasten off.

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Hello--new to crocheting and the Seaside Caron Cakes Afghan Pattern looks great but...the pattern doesn't talk about how the colors go in a row? The Zucchini loaf has all the colors just curious how those nice rows happen? Thank you!


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