Striped Ripple Afghan

Striped Ripple Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Caron
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Additional Information



  • Caron United:
    • Contrast A Navy - 8 balls
    • Contrast B Red - 8 balls
    • Contrast C White - 2 balls
  • Circular knitting needle - size U.S. 8 (5 mm) 36” [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure


Approx 43”x 61” [122 x 155 cm].


17 sts and 23 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.


Stripe Pat
**With A, work 30 rows.
With B, work 15 rows.
With C, work 5 rows.
With B, work 15 rows.
With A, work 10 rows.
With B, work 15 rows.
With C, work 5 rows.
With B, work 15 rows.**
Rep from ** to ** twice more.
With A, work 29 rows.
These 360 rows form Stripe Pat.

With A, cast on 183 sts. Do not join in rnd.
Knit 6 rows (garter st), inc 30 sts evenly across last row. 213 sts.
Proceed in Stripe Pat as follows:
1st row: (WS). K2.Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: K2. K2tog. K2. *(K1.K1tbl. K1) all in next st. K2. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K2. Rep from * to last 7 sts. (K1.K1tbl. K1) all in next st. K2. K2tog. K2tog.
3rd row: K2.Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
First 3 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep 2nd and 3rd rows until Stripe Pat is complete.

Next rows: (WS) K2. Purl to last 2 sts, dec 30 sts evenly. K2. 183 sts.
Knit 6 rows (garter st). Cast off.


Approx = Approximately
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease
K = Knit
K1tbl = Knit next stitch through back of loop
K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together
Inc = Increase.
Pat = Pattern
Psso = Pass slipped st over
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS= Wrong side

Rep = Repeat(ing)
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
Yo = Yarn over