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Easy Windy Ripple Afghan
Lion Brand® Silky Twist
Pattern Number: L10552 Add a colorful accent to any room with the beautiful cool tones of this blanket. The simple zig zag stripes show of the gorgeous boucle texture of Silky Twist.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 52 x 60 in. (132 x 152.5 cm)



927-205 Silky Twist Yarn: Teal

Deep blue-green

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Note: (A)

927-210 Silky Twist Yarn: Ocean

Tweed Teal blue and light steel gray

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Note: (B)

927-204 Silky Twist Yarn: Ash Mist

Light steel gray

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927-211 Silky Twist Yarn: Hyacinth

Light dusty purple

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927-213 Silky Twist Yarn: Amethyst

Tweed Grape purple and blue-violet

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Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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One ripple (measured from peak to peak) = about 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

dc2tog-over-3 (dc 2 together worked over 3 sts) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Skip next st.

Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through 2 loops.

Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook - 2 sts decreased.


This project is worked in a ripple crochet pattern.

The ripple pattern is easy to do, but it's important to remember that you may need to work several rows before the ripple pattern becomes clear.

The ripple pattern consists of alternating 3-dc peaks and dc2tog-over-3 valleys.

Take care to keep the peaks and valleys of each row aligned.

3 dc are worked into the center dc of peaks and dc2tog-over-3 are worked centered over valleys.


With A, ch 132.
Row 1: Work dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch counts as dc), dc in next 7 ch, dc2tog-over-3, *dc in next 9 ch, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 9 ch, dc2tog-over-3; rep from * to last 8 ch, dc in next 7 ch, 2 dc in last ch - 6 ripples at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in first 8 dc, dc2tog-over-3, *dc in next 9 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc, dc2tog-over-3; rep from * to last 8 sts, dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc in top of beg ch.
Rep Row 2, working 2 more rows with A, 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C, 4 rows with D, 4 rows with E, (2 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 2 rows with C, 2 rows with D, 2 rows with E) twice, 4 rows with A, 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C, 4 rows with D, 4 rows with E.
Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
M2 = make two
meas = measure(s)
opp = opposite
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RH = right hand
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)

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