Forest Reflections Afghan
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 3 balls each Lion Brand Homespun Yarn: Cream (A), Sierra (B), Barley (C)
- Size J-10 crochet hook
- Large-eyed blunt needle
GAUGE: 13 sts + 6 rows = 4" in ripple pattern. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
dc3tog (dc decrease 2 sts) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. (Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through 2 loops) twice, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
*Work 2 rows each with A, B, and C; rep from * for Color Sequence. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Fasten off old color.
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)
With A, ch 159.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, *dc in next 4 ch, dc3tog, dc in next 4 ch, 3 dc in next ch; rep from * 11 more times, dc in next 4 ch, dc3tog, dc in next 4 ch, 2 dc in last ch – 13 ripples.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in first dc, *dc in next 4 dc, dc3tog, dc in next 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc; rep from * 11 more times, dc in next 4 dc, dc3tog, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in top of turning ch.
Continuing in Color Sequence, rep Row 2 until afghan measures 60" from beginning, end with 2 rows of C.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.