Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Ripple Afghan & Pillow Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

 

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Source - freevintagecrochet.com

Approximate Size 50 inches by 72 inches

"Boye" Crochet Hook, Size 3 (F).

GAUGE: 9 sts = 2 inches

DIRECTIONS FOR AFGHAN
Row 1—With K, ch 304. Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, skip next ch, * sc in each of next 10 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of next 10 chs, skip next 2 chs; rpt from * 12 times, at end of last rpt skip only 1 ch then work 1 sc in each of last 2 chs, fasten off. Row 2—Turn, always work­ing in back loop of sts, with K, work 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, skip next sc, * sc in each of next 10 sc, 3 sc in next sc (point), sc in each of next 10 sc, skip next 2 sc; rpt from * 12 times, at end of last rpt skip only 1 sc then work 1 sc in each of last 2 sc, fasten off. Rpt row 2 for pattern using colors as follows: 2 rows each of J, I, H, G, F, E; * 1 row each of A, B, C, D; 2 rows each of Black, K, J, I, H, G, F, E; rpt from * twice. † Work 4 rows each of K, J, I, H, G, F then 2 rows of E; rpt from † 3 times. Work 2 rows each of K, J, I, H, G, F, E; ** 1 row each of A, B, C, D; 2 rows each of Black, K, J, I, H, G, F, E; rpt from ** twice at end of last rpt omit 2 rows of E.

DIRECTIONS FOR PILLOW
With A, ch 389, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 5 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of 6 chs, * skip 2 chs, sc in each of 6 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of 6 chs; rpt from * across, join (with sl st) in first sc, fasten off. Rnd 2—Turn, always work in back loop of sts, with B loop on hook, skip joined st and next sc, * sc in each of next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc (Point), sc in each of next 6 sc, skip next 2 sc; rpt from * around, join in back loop of first sc, fasten off. Rpt rnd 2 for pattern using colors as follows: 1 rnd each of C, D; 2 rnds each of Black, K, J, I, H, G, F, E; 1 rnd each of A, B, C, D; 2 rnds each of Black, K, J, I, H, G, F, E; 1 rnd each of A, B, C, D; 2 rnds each of Black, K, J, I, H, G.

CENTER—With G, ch 4, join into ring, work 8 sc in ring, work a loop st in next st as follows: insert hook in next st, wind yarn 3 times around end of left forefinger, insert hook under loops on finger, with middle finger of right hand hold down all loops now on hook, free left fore­finger, yo and thru all but last loop on hook, yo and thru last 2 loops on hook (loop st made), work a loop st in each of next 7 sts; 2 sc in each of 8 loop sts; a loop st in each of 16 sts; 2 sc in each of 16 loop sts; work 32 loop sts, fasten off. With H, * sc in each of 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rpt from * around (40 sts) ; work 40 loop sts; † sc in each of 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rpt from † 7 times; work 48 loop sts, fasten off. With I, ** sc in each of 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; rpt from ** around (56 sts). Work 56 loop sts, fasten off. Work another Center only use colors B, C, D.

FINISHING—With double yarn, catch each of 26 points together and draw to a 3 inch opening. Insert suitable pillow form and draw opposite points together in same way. Sew Centers over openings.

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