Chevron Afghan

Chevron Afghan
Chevron Afghan

Step 1: Getting Started

 

Image: courtesy of our Ravelry friend AtlantisDragonGrl

Chevrons are very popular this year and now you can crochet your own afghan to brighten or accessorize your home with our free chevron afghan pattern. This crochet pattern is simple and unique and most of all fun to work up! Try creating one in a variety of color combinations and themes. It might even be fun to crochet one up in your favorite sports team colors.

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: Afghan takes about 12 ounces white, 8 ounces aqua, 4 ounces each avocado and light teal. We suggest using Dazzle Yarn by Caron in knitting worsted weight. Use Susan Bates crochet hook size J or size needed for gauge.

Abbreviations: ch (chain) sk (skip) sc (single crochet) lp (loop) st (stitch)

Gauge: 3 sc equal 1 inch

 

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Step 2: Pattern Instructions

Pattern:

With white, ch 183. Sc in second st from hook, * Sc in each of next 14 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 14 ch, sk 1 ch, repeat from * across, ending with the sk 1 st, sc in last st, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Working in back lp of sts Throughout, sc in first sc, sk 1 sc, * sc in each of next 14 scs, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 14 sts, sk 2 sts, repeat from * across, ending last repeat with sk 1 st, sc in last st, ch 1, turn.

Repeat row 2 throughout, working 4 more rows white, 6 rows aqua, 6 rows avocado, 6 rows white, 6 rows aqua, 6 rows teal.

Repeat these stripes three times, then work 6 more rows white, fasten off.

Fringe: Cut 7-inch strands of each color. With 2 strands of a color, knot into every other sc on both ends of afghan: white, avocado, white, aqua, white, teal. Trim fringe.

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