Stashbuster Granny Stripe Afghan
- Size J (6.0mm) Crochet Hook*
- Approximately 1630-1650 yds of Worsted Weight Yarn in several colors.
- Yarn Needle*, for weaving ends
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
sc – single crochet
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated
3 stitches & 1 .8 rows = 1′
Approximately 45″ x 40″
- This pattern is written in US terms.
- All stitches are worked through both loops unless otherwise noted.
- The sizes are an approximation. They will not be exact. Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet.
- Gauge is not necessary for this pattern but if you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
Row 1: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, *sk 2 sts, 3 dc in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, turn. (129)
Row 2: Ch 3, *3 dc in between the next 3-dc clusters from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, 1 dc into the t-ch, turn. (129)
Row 3: Ch 3, 2 dc into the space between the 1-dc and 3-dc cluster from previous row, *3 dc into the space between the next 3-dc clusters from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, 3 dc into the space between the last 3-dc cluster and t-ch, turn. (129)
Row 4-71: Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 72: Row 2
For this afghan, I worked 6 rows of one color, 3 rows of white, and continued working this color pattern, alternating between different colors and white. However, you can work any color pattern that you wish. Since this is a stashbuster for me, I used whatever colors I had on hand. For color changing techniques, see the tutorial above.
Join white yarn with a sl st in the last st of Row 72. Sc evenly around the entire blanket and finish off with an invisible join (see tutorial link above). Weave all ends.
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