Quick, Easy and Lightweight Blanket Pattern
The Plum Ribbon Afghan crochet pattern is a simple stitch combination that is easy and mindless to work. This is one of those projects you can work while watching your favorite movie and not have to worry about counting stitches or rows. Work it up in your favorite color or a rainbow of colors to personalize your home decor.
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Plum Ribbon Afghan Crochet Pattern
Skill Level: Beginner
Materials: 928 yrds Caron Simply Soft or similar 4ww yarn
~ Purple: 532 yrds main color, 396 yrds 2nd color
~ Teal: 400 yrds Pagoda, 264 yrds Robins Egg, 264 yrds Soft Green
Finished Size: 36 L”x 39”W or customize
Gauge: 7 dc & 3 rows = 2”
st(s) - stitch(es), sl st - slip stitch, ch - chain, yo - yarn over, sc - single crochet, hdc - half double crochet, dc - double crochet
Hdc Foundation Chain: If you’re unfamiliar with foundation chains, these tutorials may help
Row 1: Hdc Foundation Chain of 145. To customize, work the foundation chain in multiples of 4 + 1
If you prefer a basic chain, chain to 147, turn, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch space across (145 hdc)
To customize a basic chain, work in multiples of 4 + 3
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, skip very first st, *dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, skip next st,* repeat from *to* across to end 4 sts, dc in end 4 sts
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in very first st, ch 4, skip next 3 sts, *sc in next ch-1, ch 4, skip next 3 sts,* repeat from *to* across to end st, sc in end st, sc in top of end turning ch
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 3 dc around next ch-4, *ch 1, skip next sc, 3 dc around next ch-4,* repeat from *to* across to end st, dc in end sc
Rows 5-76: Repeat rows 3 & 4 or continue the repeat to desired height
Border 1: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in very first st, hdc in each st across to end st, 3 hdc in end st, ch 1, rotate to work down first side of afghan, work 2 hdc in side of each dc and 1 hdc in side of each sc row down to bottom corner, work 3 hdc around corner st, ch 1, rotate to work across bottom of afghan, hdc between each st on the foundation row to next corner, ch 1, rotate to work up next side of afghan, work 2 hdc in side of each ch-3 row and 1 hdc in side of each sc row to next corner, work hdc in same corner st as beginning 2 hdc, sl st to beginning hdc
Border 2: Ch 1, turn, 3 hdc in same sp as ch-1, hdc in each st down to bottom corner, 3 hdc in corner st, rotate to work across bottom of afghan, hdc in each st across to next corner, 3 hdc in corner st, rotate to work up next side of afghan, hdc in each st to next corner, 3 hdc in corner st, rotate to work across top of afghan, hdc in each st across to next corner, sl st to beginning hdc to connect. Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.
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