'Ripple Effect' Afghan

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'Ripple Effect' Afghan

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The classic ripple afghan gets a modern update in Bernat Denimstyle


Single Size
Approx 45" x 63" [114.5 x 160 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $78.32

Step 1:

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  • Single Size

Approx 45" x 63" [114.5 x 160 cm].

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Denimstyle | Pumpkin, 03630Edit Color

Contrast B

Denimstyle | Canvas, 03006 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
The materials for this project cost $78.32


Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

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

st st = stockinette stitch

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions


Approx 45" x 63" [114.5 x 160 cm].


Denimstyle (100 g/3.5 oz;179 m/196 yds)
Contrast A Pumpkin (03630) 7
Contrast B Canvas () 6
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.


18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch.


With A, cast on 214 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Knit 7 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS.


Proceed in Wave Pat as follows:
1st to 3rd rows: Knit.
4th row: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
5th row: K5. *(ssk) 3 times. (yo. K1) 5 times. yo. (K2tog) 3 times. Rep from * to last 5 sts. K5.
6th row: As 4th row.
7th row: Knit.
8th and 9th rows: As 4th and 5th rows.
10th row: As 4th row.
11th and 12th rows: Knit.
13th to 24th rows: With B, as 1st to 12th rows.
These 24 rows form Wave Pat.

Cont in Wave Pat until work from beg measures approx 60" [152.5 cm], ending on a 12th row of Wave Pat.