Free Bright Stripes Afghan Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

 

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From RedHeart.com

Bright Stripes Afghan

LW1461
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Skill Level: Beginner

 
RED HEART® “Super Saver®”, Art. E300 (7 ounce/364 yard solid color; 5 ounce/278 multi-color skein): 20 Ounces No. 798 Sunshine Print CA, 13 ounces each No. 324 Bright Yellow CB and No. 254 Pumpkin CC.
Crochet Hook:
 6.5mm [US K-10.5].
Yarn needle.
  Afghan measures approximately 52″ wide x 59″ long excluding fringe.
GAUGE: 10 sts = 3 1/4″; 4 rows = 3″ in pat.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
To Change Color in Sc: Work to one st before required color change, draw up a lp in next st, drop color in use; with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 lps on hook.
To Change Color in Dc: Work to one st before required color change, yo and draw up a lp in next st, yo and draw through 2 lps, drop color in use; with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 lps on hook.
AFGHAN: With CA, ch 183.
Foundation Row 1 (Right Side): With CA, dc in 4th ch from hook, * hdc in next 2 ch, sc in next 3 ch, hdc in next 2 ch **, dc in next 3 ch; rep from * to last 2 ch, end at **; dc in last 2 ch; turn – 181 sts.
Foundation Row 2: With CA, ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, * skip next 3 sts, 7 tr in next sc, skip next 3 sts **, sc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; sc in next dc, sc in top of turning ch; turn.
Row 1: With CB, ch 2, skip first sc, dc in next sc and in each st across; turn.
Row 2: With CB, ch 2, 3 tr in first dc, * skip next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts, skip next 3 sts **, 7 tr in next st; rep from * to last st, end at **; (3 tr, dc) all in top of turning ch; turn.
Row 3: With CC, ch 2, skip first dc, dc in next st and in each st across and in top of turning ch; turn.
Row 4: With CC, ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, * skip next 3 sts, 7 tr in next st, skip next 3 sts **, sc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; sc in next dc, sc in top of turning ch; turn.
Rows 5 and 6: With CA, rep Rows 1 and 2.
Rows 7 and 8: With CB, rep Rows 3 and 4.
Rows 9 and 10: With CC, rep Rows 1 and 2.
Rows 11 and 12: With CA, rep Rows 3 and 4.
Rep Rows 1-12 for pat until approximately 51½” from beg, end by working Row 11 with CA. Now work as follows:
Last Row: With CA, ch 4, skip first st, dc in next st, * hdc in next 2 dc, sc in next 3 dc, hdc in next 2 dc **, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last 2 sts, end at **; dc in last dc, dc in top of turning ch. Fasten off.
FINISHING-Fringe: Cut 12” lengths of CA. Knot 5 strands in each row end as follows: fold 5 strands in half forming a loop; insert hook from the wrong side of the fabric into the row end and into the loop; draw the loop through the fabric for approximately 2”, then draw the yarn ends through the loop and tighten. Trim ends. 

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