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Cascade Crochet Afghan

cascade afghan

Afghan measures approximately 59" by 85"

Materials:

  • 4-ply Worsted-weight yarns, 7 ozs. (198 grams) each of:
    A - Medium Blue
    B - Light Blue
    C - Lavender
    D - Light Lavender
    E - Dark Pink
    F - Light Pink
    G - Medium Coral
    H - Light Coral
    I - Light Yellow
    J - Light Turquoise
    K - Turquoise
  • Crochet hook: Size H-8 (5 mm)

Gauge

  • In pattern: 6 blocks = 7"; 8 rows = 4 1/4".
  • Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

Bargello Pattern

Row 1 (Right Side): Double crochet (dc) in 4th chain (ch) from hook, dc in next 2 ch, * [skip 2 ch, slip stitch in next ch, ch 3, dc in next 3 ch] 3 times; [ch 3, sl st in next ch, skip next 2 ch, dc in next 3 ch] 3 times; rep from * to last ch, dc in last ch; turn -- 8 chevrons.

Note: Now work all dc and slip stitch (sl st) into the back loop only of dc and ch on every row.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, * [dc in next 3 dc, skip sl st, skip 2 ch of ch-3, sl st in next ch, ch 3] 3 times, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, sl st in next ch, skip next 2 ch, skip sl st] 3 times; repeat (rep) from * to last 4 sts; dc in next 3 dc, dc in 3rd ch of last ch-3 changing to next color **, turn.

** To change color at the end of the second row of a color, yarn over (yo), insert hook into the back lp of the 3rd ch of ch-3 and draw lp through, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook, cut color in use leaving a 4" strand, with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 lps remaining on hook -- dc-color change worked.

Rep Row 2 for pattern.

Afghan

With A ch 295. Work 2 rows of Bargello pattern with each color in the following sequence: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K. Repeat color sequence 6 more times, then work 2 more rows of A.


Alternate Color-Way

9 ozs (255 grams) each of:

  • A - Dark Blue
  • B - Medium Dark blue
  • C - Light Blue
  • D- Medium Light Blue
  • E - Teal
  • F - Light Teal
  • G - Turquoise
  • H - Light Turquoise

Afghan

With A ch 295. Work 2 rows of Bargello pattern with each color in the following sequence: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H. Repeat color sequence 8 more times, then work 2 more rows each of A, B, C and D.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of these instructions. We cannot be responsible, however, for variances in individual techniques, human errors or typographical mistakes.