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Easy Fiery Ripple Afghan
Lion Brand® Silky Twist
Pattern Number: L10553 Zigs and zags in the beautiful fiery colors of Silky Twist make this easy-to-crochet afghan a stunning accent for any room.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

927-213 Silky Twist Yarn: Amethyst

Tweed Grape purple and blue-violet


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.07
Note: (A)

927-203 Silky Twist Yarn: Paradise Pink

Bright magenta


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Note: (B)

927-212 Silky Twist Yarn: Purple Haze

Tweed Bubblegum pink, grape purple, and cream


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (C)

927-209 Silky Twist Yarn: Cherry Red

Vivid true red


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Note: (D)

927-214 Silky Twist Yarn: Tangerine

Bright orange


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
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.

NOTES:
1.

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.
2.

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.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
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.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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