Granny Stripes Afghan

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Granny Stripes Afghan

designed by Edie Eckman
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Granny stripes with classic appeal.

Single Size
approximately 46"/117cm wide x 56"/142cm long.
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The materials for this project cost $27.94

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
approximately 46"/117cm wide x 56"/142cm long.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

A

Simply Soft | Black, 9727Edit Color
$8.58

B

Simply Soft | Berry Blue, 9609Edit Color
$4.29

C

Simply Soft | Pagoda, 0014Edit Color
$4.29

D

Simply Soft | Blackberry, 0005Edit Color
$4.29

E

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

F

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

G

Simply Soft | Passion, 0012Edit Color
$4.29

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $27.94

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

reverse sc = reverse single crochet

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
approximately 46"/117cm wide x 56"/142cm long.

MATERIALS

Afghan
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
A Black (9727) 2
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
B Berry Blue (9609) 1
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
C Pagoda (0014) 1
D Blackberry (0005) 1
E () 1
F () 2
G Passion (0012) 1

GAUGE

In pattern stitch, four 3-dc groups and 9 rows = 4"/10cm.

Gauge is not critical for this project.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE

The color is changed every 2 rows. To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Fasten off old color. Proceed with new color.

 

AFGHAN

With B, ch 183 loosely.

Row 1: 3 dc in 8th ch from hook (beginning ch counts as ch 3 of foundation ch, dc, ch 1), *ch 1, sk next 3 ch, 3 dc in next ch; repeat from * across to last 3 ch, ch 1, sk next 2 ch, dc in last ch, turn—Forty-five 3-dc groups, 45 ch-1 sps, and 1 dc at each end.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp; repeat from * across to turning ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in turning ch-sp; change to C, turn—Forty-six 3-dc groups, and 45 ch-1 sps.

Row 3: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), *3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 3-dc group, dc in top of turning ch, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-sp; repeat from * across to turning ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in turning ch-sp­­; change to next color in sequence (see below), turn.

Repeat last 2 rows until piece measures approximately 56"/142cm from beginning and changing color every other row in following color sequence: D, E, F, G, *A, B, C, D, E, F, G; repeat from * as needed and end with a G row. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Edging

Round 1 (RS): With RS facing, join A with sc anywhere in edge of afghan, sc evenly spaced all the way around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc, DO NOT TURN.

Round 2 (RS): Ch 1, rev sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends..