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Crochet Afghan

It took me a while to make my way through this one.  I started it late last winter, and I just can’t handle working on afghans during the summer.  But the weather turned cold and I finally felt like picking it back up again.

What You Need

  • 2 balls of Bernat Cozy Style or Red Heart Comfort  yarn in blue
  • 2 balls of Bernat Cozy Style or Red Heart Comfort  yarn in grey
  • 5mm crochet hook
  • darning needle

Stitches Used

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • fpdc – front post double crochet
  • bpdc – back post double crochet
  • sk – skip
  • st – stitch

If you want to see the front and back post double crochet, Red Heart had a good tutorial. 

turning ch is the ch 2 at the beginning of the row

Basketweave Afghan Crochet Pattern

In grey ch 196

Row 1 – dc in 4th ch from hook, and in each across, ch 2, turn

Row 2 – (sk turning ch)* FPDC in next 3, BPDC in next 3* repeat across, DC in last st, ch2, turn

Row 3 – Repeat Row 2

Row 4 – (sk turning ch) *BPDC in next 3 st, FPDC in next 3 st* repeat across, dc in last st. ch 2, turn

Row 5 – Repeat row 4

Row 6-13 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to blue

Row 14-25 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to grey

Row 26-37 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to blue

Row 38-49 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to grey

Row 50-63 Repeat rows 2-5

switch to blue

Row 64-75 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to grey

Row 76-85 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to blue

Row 86-95 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to grey

Row 96-105 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to blue

Row 106-113 – Repeat rows 2-5

switch to grey

Row 114-119 – Repeat rows 2-5

fasten off, and bury all of your ends.

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