Striped Crochet Afghan
Use this beginner crochet pattern by Roseanna Beck to make a lovely baby blanket. Brighten up any nursery with colors of you choosing.
SIZE: 36” x 36”
335 yds. White Red Heart 4-ply yarn (MC)
185 yds. Pale Green Red Heart 4-ply yarn (A)
185 yds. Maize Red Heart 4-ply yarn (B)
G and H hooks or size needed for guage
GAUGE: With H hook 3 V St – 2 ¼”
3 V St rows and 1 sc row – 2 ¼”
Chain (ch), Single Crochet (sc), Double Crochet (dc), Slip Stitch (sl st)
Pattern Stitch: V St – dc, ch 1, dc
Row 1 – With H hook and MC ch 136, dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, dc in same ch, *skip 2 ch,
V St in next ch, rep from * across until last 2 ch, skip 1 ch, dc in last ch, ch 3 and turn.
(44 V Sts)
Row 2 – V St in each V St across and dc in last dc, ch 3 and turn.
Row 3 – V St in each V St across and dc in last dc, ch 1 and turn.
Row 4 – Sc in first dc and in each st across, fasten off and turn. (134 sc)
Row 5 – With A sl st in first sc, ch 2, skip 1 sc, *V St in next sc, skip 2 sc, rep from * across, dc
in last sc.
Rep Rows 5, 2, 3, 4 as follows:
MC, A, B, MC, A, B, MC, A, B, MC, A, B, MC, A, B, MC
Rnd 1 – With G hook and MC starting at upper top right edge, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1, sc) in first sc,
ch 1, skip 1 sc, *sc in next sc, ch 2, skip 2 sc, rep from * across, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1,
sc) in last sc, work along side edge ch 1, *sc in dc, ch 2, sc in next dc, rep from * across,
ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1, sc) in dc of bottom edge, rep across bottom edge as for top, rep
across opposite side edge, join to beg sc, sl st to first corner sp.
Rnd 2 – Work along top edge ( sc, ch 3, dc, sc) in corner sc, (sl st, ch 3, dc) in each ch 2 sp across
ending (sc, ch 3, dc, sc) in corner sc, work along side edge (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch 2 sp,
rep along bottom edge as for top edge, rep along opposite side edge, join to beg sc and
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