Caron® Twilight Afghan
Crochet an afghan with a beautiful ripple pattern.
- Yarn: Caron International's One Pound (100% acrylic; 16 oz/454 g, 812 yds/742 m skein): 16 oz (A), 16 oz (B), 16 oz (C). Shown in: #503 Black (A); #585 Lace (B); #514 Off White (C)
- Crochet Hook: One size US I-9 (5.5 mm), or size to obtain gauge
- Yarn Needle
Finished Measurements: Approximately 48"/122cm wide x 69"/175.5cm long.
Gauge: In ripple pattern, 2 ripples and 8 rows = 4"/10cm. Gauge is not critical for this project.
Stitches Used: Chain (ch), single crochet (sc)
With A, ch 174.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, *sk next 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch; repeat from * across, turn—25 ripples.
Row 2: Ch 1, working in back loops only, sk first sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * across to last 3 sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, sc in last sc, turn.
Rows 3-137: Repeat Row 2, changing color as follows: Work 3 more rows with A (for a total of 5 rows with A), *3 rows with B, 2 rows with C, 1 row with A , 1 row with B, 2 rows with C, 3 rows with A, 5 rows with B, 5 rows with C, 3 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 1 row with C, 1 row with A, 2 rows with B, 3 rows with C, 5 rows with A, 5 rows with B, 3 rows with C, 2 rows with A, 1 row with B, 1 row with C, 2 rows with A, 3 rows with B, 5 rows with C, 5 rows with A; repeat from * once more.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.