Melon Ripple Afghan

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Melon Ripple Afghan

designed by Darla Fanton
Free Pattern
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Ripple afghan in soft summer tones is the perfect companion for picnics and enjoying the last rays of sunlight out on the porch.

Size

Single Size
Approx. 46"/117cm wide x 51"/129.5cm long
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The materials for this project cost $32.23

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Measurements:
Approx. 46"/117cm wide x 51"/129.5cm long

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Off White, 9702Edit Color
$12.87

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Pistachio, 0003Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Melon, 0016Edit Color
$8.58

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $32.23

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements:
Approx. 46"/117cm wide x 51"/129.5cm long

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Off White (9702) 3
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast B Pistachio (0003) 2
Contrast C Melon (0016) 2
Sizes US I-9 (5.5mm) or size to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

In ripple pattern, 1 pattern repeat and 6 rows = 4"/10 cm
Notes: Gauge is after fabric has been blocked. One pattern repeat is one 'ripple', measure from top point of one ripple to top point of next ripple.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES

1. The ripples formed by the pattern stitch become more evident after four or more rows have been worked.

2. 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. Proceed with new color. Fasten off old color.

 

With A, ch 210.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch does not count as a st), [sk next ch, dc in next ch] 3 times, 5 dc in each of next 2 ch, dc in next ch, *[sk next ch, dc in next ch] 8 times, 5 dc in each of next 2 ch, dc in next ch; repeat from * across to last 8 ch, [sk next ch, dc in next next ch] 4 times, turn—209 sts (forming 11 ripples).

Rows 2–11: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc in first st, [sk next st, dc in next st] 4 times, 5 dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, *[sk next st, dc in next st] 8 times, 5 dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st; repeat from * across to last 8 sts, [sk next st, dc in next st] 4 times, turn; change to B in last st of Row 11.

Rows 12–16: With B, repeat Row 2 five times; change to C in last st of Row 16.

Rows 17–27: With C, repeat Row 2 eleven times; change to A in last st of Row 27.

Rows 28–32: With A, repeat Row 2 five times; change to B in last st of Row 32.

Rows 33–43: With B, repeat Row 2 eleven times; change to C in last st of Row 43:

Rows 44–48: With C, repeat Row 2 five times; change to A in last st of Row 48.

Rows 49–59: With A, repeat Row 2 eleven times.

Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. Block to finished measurements.