SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Lion Brand® Yarns: Vanna’s Choice® Baby: 2 skeins each Aqua (A), Goldfish (C)
- Crochet hook size K-10½ or size to obtain gauge
- Large-eyed blunt needle
Vanna’s Choice®: 2 skeins Beige (B), 3 skeins Black (D), 1 skein Rust (E), 1 skein Mustard (F), 1 skein Honey (G)
GAUGE: 1 ripple = 2½". Check gauge.
STITCH EXPLANATION: sc2tog (sc 2 sts together). Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased. Project is worked in a ripple crochet pattern. To change color, work last st of old color to last yo. Yo with new color and draw through all loops to complete st. Fasten off old color. Work over yarn ends of old color or weave in ends as work progresses.
STRIPE SEQUENCE: Work 2 rows with A, 1 row with D, 1 row with A, 2 rows with D, 1 row with E, 1 row with D, 2 rows with E, 1 row with B, 2 rows with F, 2 rows with C, 1 row with D, 2 rows with B, 1 row with D, 1 row with G, 1 row with D, 2 rows with C. Work all these rows once, then rep all rows 4 more times for a total of 115 rows.
With A, ch 131.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, *(sc2tog) twice, sc in next 2 ch, 2 sc in each of next 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch; rep from * across to last 7 ch, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 2 ch, 2 sc in last ch – 13 ripples at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 2 sts, *(sc2tog) twice, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * across to last 7 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in last st; change to D in last st.
Rep Row 2, change color following Stripe Sequence, until all 115 rows of the Stripe Sequence have been worked. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
Finished size 34"x42"