Reversible Ripple Afghans

Reversible Ripple Afghans

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Beginner crochet enthusiasts will learn to stitch blankets and throws quickly and skillfully with this instructional pattern collection. Crocheted with soft, worsted-weight yarn, the blankets featured in this book are reversible—featuring the timeless ripple pattern on one side and modern patterns on the other side. The modern patterns use a variety of stitch

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Beginner crochet enthusiasts will learn to stitch blankets and throws quickly and skillfully with this instructional pattern collection. Crocheted with soft, worsted-weight yarn, the blankets featured in this book are reversible—featuring the timeless ripple pattern on one side and modern patterns on the other side. The modern patterns use a variety of stitch motifs, shapes, and textures that add a touch of flair to the traditional ripple design. Great for gift-giving or home decorating, the five patterns in this book include specifications for three sizes of throw to match any decor's style and size.

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ISBN-13:
9781596353862
Publisher:
Annie's
Publication date:
11/18/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
22
Sales rank:
181,139
File size:
5 MB

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Reversible Ripple Afghans


By DRG

DRG

Copyright © 2010 DRG
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-59635-386-2



CHAPTER 1

Brocade Ripple


SKILL LEVEL

** EASY


FINISHED SIZE

46 x 53 inches


MATERIALS

* Caron Simply Soft Collection medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 5 skeins #0010 cypress (A)

* Caron Simply Soft medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 4 skeins #9703 bone (B)

* Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge


GAUGE

4 sc = 1¼ inches; 12 sc rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Change colors (see Stitch Guide) in last stitch at end of indicated row.

Carry unused color along edge of work.

When working finishing trim, make sure to work over the unused yarn that has been carried along the side.


SPECIAL STITCH

Front post treble crochet-single crochet (fptr-sc):

Leaving last lp on hook, fptr (see Stitch Guide) around indicated st.

Leaving last lp on hook, sc in st directly behind fptr just made (3 lps on hook), yo, draw lp through 3 lps on hook.


AFGHAN

BODY

Row 1 (RS): With A, ch 208, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 3 chs, *3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 4 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in each of next 4 chs, rep from * across to last 5 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 4 chs, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, *3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * across to last 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, change color (see Pattern Notes) to B in last st, sc dec in last 2 sc, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 3 & 4: Rep row 2. At end of row 4, change color to A in last sc, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, *sc in next sc, fptr-sc (see Special Stitch) around 2nd sc of next 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in same sc as previous 2 sc on working row, sc in each of next 4 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * across to last 6 sc, sc in next sc, fptr-sc around 2nd sc of next 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in same sc as previous 2 sc on working row, sc in each of next 3 sc, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn.

Row 6: Rep row 2, change color to B at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 7 & 8: Rep row 2. At end of row 8, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, sc in next sc, fptr-sc around next tr 3 rows below, sc in next sc on working row, *3 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, fptr-sc around same tr 3 rows below, sc in each of next 2 sc on working row, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fptr-sc around next tr 3 rows below, sc in next sc on working row, rep from * across to last 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, fptr-sc around same tr 3 rows below, sc in next sc on working row, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn.

Row 10: Rep row 2, change color to B at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 11 & 12: Rep row 2. At end of row 12, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, fptr-sc around next tr 3 rows below, sc in each of next 2 sc on working row, *3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fptr-sc around next tr 3 rows below, sc in next sc on working row, sk next 2 sc, sc in next sc, fptr-sc around next tr 3 rows below, sc in each of next 2 sc on working row, rep from * across to last 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fptr-sc around next tr 3 rows below, sc dec in last 2 sc on working row, turn.

Row 14: Rep row 2, change color to B at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 15 & 16: Rep row 2. At end of row 16, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 17–148: [Rep rows 5–16 consecutively] 11 times.

Rows 149–158: Rep rows 5–14. At end of row 158, fasten off B, do not fasten off A, turn to work down one long side of afghan.


FIRST SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, ch 1, working in ends of rows, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.


2ND SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, working in ends of rows on rem long side of Afghan, join A with sl st in end of row, ch 1, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 2

Vanilla Cream Ripple


SKILL LEVEL

** EASY


FINISHED SIZE

54 x 56 inches


MATERIALS

* Caron Simply Soft medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 7 skeins #9703 bone (A) 3 skeins #9742 grey heather (B)

* Caron Simply Soft Collection medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 3 skeins #0001 vanilla (C)

* Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge


GAUGE

4 sc = 1¼ inches; 13 rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Change colors (see Stitch Guide) in last stitch at end of indicated row.

Carry unused color along edge of work.

When working finishing trim, make sure to work over the unused yarn that has been carried along the side.


SPECIAL STITCH

Front post treble crochet cluster-single crochet (fptr cl-sc): Leaving last lp of each st on hook, fptr (see Stitch Guide) twice around indicated st, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook (2 lps on hook), insert hook in same st on working row as last sc yo, draw lp through 3 lps on hook.


AFGHAN

BODY

Row 1 (RS): With A, ch 241, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 3 chs, *3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 4 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in each of next 4 chs, rep from * across to last 5 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 4 chs, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, *3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * across to last 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc dec in last 2 sc, changing color (see Pattern Notes) to B in last st, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 3 & 4: Rep row 2. At end of row 4, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, *sc in next sc, fptr cl-sc (see Special Stitch) around 2nd sc of next 3-sc group 4 rows below, sc in same sc as last 2 sc on working row, sc in each of next 4 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * across to last 6 sc, sc in next sc, fptr cl-sc around 2nd sc of next 3-sc group 4 rows below, sc in same sc as last 2 sc on working row, sc in each of next 3 sc, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn.

Row 6: Rep row 2, change color to C at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 7 & 8: Rep row 2. At end of row 8, change color to A, drop C, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, *sc in next sc, fptr cl-sc 4 rows below, sc in same sc as last sc on working row, sc in each of next 4 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * across to last 6 sc, sc in next sc, fptr cl-sc around fptr cl-sc 4 rows below, sc in same sc as last sc on working row, sc in each of next 3 sc, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn.

Row 10: Rep row 2, change color to B at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 11 & 12: Rep row 2. At end of row 12, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 13 & 14: Rep rows 9 and 10. At end of row 14, change color to C, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 15–182: [Rep rows 7–14 consecutively] 21 times. At end of row 182, fasten off B and C, do not fasten off A, turn to work down one long side of afghan.


FIRST SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, ch 1, working in ends of rows, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

2ND SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, working in ends of rows on rem long side of Afghan, join A with sl st in end of row, ch 1, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 3

Sweetheart Ripple


SKILL LEVEL

** EASY


FINISHED SIZE

48 x 62 inches


MATERIALS

* Caron Simply Soft medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 5 skeins #9722 plum wine (A) 4 skeins #9730 autumn red (B)

* Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge


GAUGE

5 sc = 1½ inches; 12 sc rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Change colors (see Stitch Guide) in last stitch at end of indicated row.

Carry unused color along edge of afghan.

When working finishing trim, make sure to work over the unused yarn that has been carried along the side.

Heart pattern in afghan is visible when afghan is turned upside down with right side facing.


SPECIAL STITCH

Front post treble crochet-single crochet (fptr-sc):

Leaving last lp on hook, fptr (see Stitch Guide) around indicated st.

Leaving last lp on hook, sc in st directly behind fptr just made (3 lps on hook), yo, draw lp through 3 lps on hook.


AFGHAN

Row 1 (RS): With A, ch 207, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 4 chs, *3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 5 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in each of next 5 chs, rep from * across to last 6 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 5 chs, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, *3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 5 sc, rep from * across to last 7 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, change color (see Pattern Notes) to B in last st, sc dec in last 2 sc, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 3 & 4: Rep row 2. At end of row 4, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc, fptr-sc (see Special Stitch) around sc directly before 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in each of next 3 sc on working row, *3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, fptr-sc around each of next 2 sc directly after 3-sc group 3 rows below, sk next 2 sts on working row, fptr-sc around each of next 2 sc directly before 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in each of next 3 sc on working row, rep from * across to last 7 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, fptr-sc around sc directly after 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc dec in last 2 sc on working row, turn.

Row 6: Rep row 2, change color to B at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 7–158: [Rep rows 3–6 consecutively] 38 times. At end of row 158, fasten off B, do not fasten off A, turn to work down one long side of Afghan.


FIRST SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, ch 1, working in ends of rows, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.


2ND SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, working in ends of rows on rem long side of Afghan, join A with sl st in end of row, ch 1, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 4

Bahama Twilight Ripple


SKILL LEVEL

** EASY


FINISHED SIZE

44 x 52 inches


MATERIALS

* Caron Simply Soft Collection medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 5 skeins #0007 aqua mist (A) 4 skeins #0014 pagoda (B)

* Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge


GAUGE

7 sc = 2 inches; 11 sc rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Change colors (see Stitch Guide) in last stitch at end of indicated row.

Carry unused color along edge of work.

When working finishing trim, make sure to work over the unused yarn that has been carried along the side.


SPECIAL STITCH

Front post treble crochet-single crochet (fptr-sc):

Leaving last lp on hook, fptr (see Stitch Guide) around indicated st.

Leaving last lp on hook, sc in st directly behind fptr just made (3 lps on hook), yo, draw lp through 3 lps on hook.


AFGHAN

BODY

Row 1 (RS): With A, ch 203, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 6 chs, *3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 7 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in each of next 7 chs, rep from * across to last 8 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 7 chs, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sc, sc in each of next 6 sc, *3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 7 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 7 sc, rep from * across to last 9 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 6 sc, change color (see Pattern Notes) to B in last st, sc dec in last 2 sc, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 3 & 4: Rep row 2. At end of row 4, change color to A, drop B, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, continue working across as follows:

a. fptr-sc (see Special Stitch) around sc directly before 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in each of next 3 sc on working row;

b. *sc in next sc, fptr-sc around 2nd sc of next 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in same sc as previous 2 sc on working row;

c. sc in each of next 3 sc, fptr-sc around sc directly after 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in each of next 3 sc on working row;

d. sk next 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, fptr-sc around sc directly before 3-sc group 3 rows below;

e. sc in each of next 3 sc on working row, rep from * across to last 9 sc;

f. sc in next sc, fptr-sc around 2nd sc of next 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in same sc as previous 2 sc on working row;

g. sc in each of next 3 sc, fptr-sc around sc directly after 3-sc group 3 rows below, sc in each of next 2 sc, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn.


Row 6: Rep row 2, change color to B at end of row, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Rows 7–142: [Rep rows 3–6 consecutively] 34 times. At end of row 142, fasten off B, do not fasten off A, turn to work down long side of afghan.


FIRST SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, ch 1, working in ends of rows, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.


2ND SIDE EDGING

Row 1 (WS): With WS of Afghan facing, working in ends of rows on rem long side of Afghan, join A with sl st in end of row, ch 1, sc evenly spaced across long edge of Afghan, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 5

Harvest Ripple


SKILL LEVEL

** EASY


FINISHED SIZE

52½ x 56¾ inches


MATERIALS

* Caron Simply Soft Collection medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 3 skeins each #0002 harvest rose (A), #0008 autumn maize (B) and #0013 nutmeg (C)

* Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge


GAUGE

11 sc = 3¼ inches; 10 sc rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Change colors (see Stitch Guide) in last stitch at end of indicated row.

Carry unused color along side of work.

When working finishing trim, make sure to work over the unused yarn that has been carried along the side.


SPECIAL STITCH

Front post double crochet-single crochet (fpdc-sc):

Leaving last lp on hook, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around indicated st.

Leaving last lp on hook, sc in st directly behind fpdc just made (3 lps on hook), yo, draw lp through 3 lps on hook.


AFGHAN


BODY

Row 1: With A, ch 224, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 10 chs, *3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 11 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in each of next 11 chs, rep from * across to last 12 chs, 3 sc in next ch, change color (see Pattern Notes) to B in last sc, sc in each of next 11 chs, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.


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