Who knew that stripes could take on so many different looks! The 5 afghans in this collection reflect wavy stripes, mirror-image stripes, lacy stripes, bold diagonal stripes, and textured stripes created with a Long Double Crochet Stitch that extends into the row before last.
5 striped afghans to crochet in bulky yarn or with 2 or 3 strands of medium/worsted weight yarn: Colors of Summer by Melissa Leapman; Yikes! Stripes! by Agnes Russell; Rainbow Lightning by Alma Shields; Smoke & Mirrors by Rena V. Stevens; and Jeweled Waves by Charlene Finiello. Beginner, Easy, and Intermediate designs call for N, P, and Q hooks.
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14 inches long 8-inch length beg sc ch 3 counts ch from hook ch sp ch-1 sp Change color chs count chs with black curlicue braces ending last rep ending with dc ending with sc ends through fold excluding Fringe Materials Fringe Cut front lps gray with sl half of last Hold 2 strands inches Pattern Notes insert hook Instructions Afghan Row Join Oxford gray join with sl last 2 chs last 2 sts last ch last inverted V-st last st Leaving an 8-inch length of scrap long dc lps on hook Medium worsted needed to obtain obtain gauge Gauge P/15mm crochet hook Pattern Notes Afghan pull fold rem strand black rep row sc in last scrap color scrap yarn sk next ch Skill Level Finished sl st Special Stitches st as last st in beg steel crochet hook Stitch Guide strands held turn weight yarn