This Crochet Ripple Afghan blanket was easy and fun to make. This crochet pattern looks so nice on my couch or just to cuddle up with. I created a single crochet afghan tutorial a few years ago and I had so many ask how to create an afghan with double crochet so I decided to create this pattern.
2 balls of each yarn color, medium worsted impeccable yarn, blue, pink, and white.
Gauge: 4 rows measure about 4 inches with a h hook
About 70 by 68 inches when finished
About 2 balls of each color for this size of afghan. To Create a Smaller afghan use these chain counts to make your afghan smaller:
Chain 252, H hook
Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from the hook. 1 dc in each of the next 8 ch, * 3 dc in next ch, 1 dc in each of next 9 ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in each of next 9 ch, repeat from * to last 10 ch, work 3 dc in next ch, 1 dc in each of next 9 ch, ch 1, turn.
Row 2. Skip 1 dc, 1 dc in back loop of each of next 9 dc, *3 dc in back loop of next dc, 1 dc in back loop of each of next 9 dc, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in back loop of each of next 9 dc, repeat from *across, end 3 dc in back loop of next dc, 1 dc in back loop of each of next 9 dc, leaving last stitch unworked, ch 1, turn.
Repeat Row 2 two more times with one color of yarn, then you can switch to a new color and Repeat for 4 more rows, then change to a new color and Repeat for 4 more rows if you would like 3 colors in your afghan, or you could continue on with more rows on the same color, depends on how you prefer your afghan.
Is it possible to download the pattern
right below it says print friendly, click on that to print it.
Why do you leave the last stitch undone?
This is what the pattern ask for, once its done it looks pretty and with a straight edge.
In my opinion leaving that last stitch unworked is wrong. Instead I used a DC turn ch 1. Just sayin' Nancy F. Nfish2@verizon.net
Apologies but I do not see the print friendly
I may just not be seeing it
Could you please tell me what it is under?
Thank you so much
Have been looking for this pattern for months 😄😃
the printer friendly is at the bottom and below the last ad on the bottom of the page.
Why are you only chaining one? Don’t you usually chain 3 for a double crochet? I’m a beginner and just confused.
no chain 3 for this, ch 1, dc in the next, follow the pattern above and watch the video to help
Thank you for sharing this pattern! I find the chain 1 very interesting and I’m eager to try it out. I just got the yarn I will be working on it tonight. Thank you for this new-to-me twist to experiment with!
Hello, Amy. After working 7 rows of your intriguing pattern, I love it! Finally, I’m able to crochet a ripple afghan with straight edges! For those in doubt, perhaps nicest a bit of time in crocheting a dishcloth using this method. You may be very pleasantly surprised! After 30+ years of crocheting, Amy’s pattern is my answer to the dc ripple afghan! Thank you, Amy!
PS. I’m currently taking a break from blogging, but when I return, I’ll be highlighting this pattern and linking your page. Great job!
oh Great Thanks!!
I also am thrilled to have found your pattern. I had lost mine.
You mention 2 balls of 3 colors. Exactly how much yardage do I buy?
Im sorry I didnt write down the yardage.
how come you don't do the last stitch
Thats just how the pattern is written and it turns out just fine.
Hello, how would work the pattern if I wanted it 72 by 80?
Still can’t find the print pattern at the bottom of the page.
It got moved to the top of the page.
Thank you for this pattern! I have tried chevron blankets many times over the last 20 years of crocheting and the edges are always wavy. This pattern makes them straight and works up really quick. :)
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