|Free Crochet Pattern for Granny Stripe Blanket|
Hey everyone!............. I wrapped up the pattern for my new owl afghan a couple of days ago and decided to post a new free pattern.
This striped granny afghan works great for babies! It is also the perfect lap afghan size for adults. If making this blanket for a baby, you can match the colors to the nursery. The finished blanket measures approximately 31 x 38 inches when complete (if using a three color scheme). You can always modify the width by adding rows. Just work out the number of rows per color before you begin. I usually start and finish the rows with the same color.
When using three colors, you will need one 7 oz. skein of yarn per color. The blanket I decided to make while working out this pattern is made in many different colors though. Needless to say, I have a lot of yarn left over from other projects. A good portion of it has too much left on the skein to be considered SCRAP but it's not really enough to use on another large project. So, I gathered these skeins to make this blanket. It worked out perfect even though the colors don't match at all!! I used each color to make three rows on the blanket. I would estimate that it took about 2 oz. of yarn for three row section.
So........... on to the pattern!
- Three 7 oz. skeins of yarn in your preferred colors or approximately 2 oz. of yarn in each color for every three row section
- H Hook
R1 - DC in the third chain from the hook. Skip two stitches and 3 DC in the next stitch. Skip two stitches and 3 DC in the next stitch. Continue to skip two stitches and 3 DC in the next stitch across the row. When you reach the last three stitches, skip two stitches and 1 DC in the last stitch.
R3 - Repeat R2
R4 thru R6 - Repeat R2
R7 thru R9 - Repeat R2
R10 thru R12 - Repeat R2
R13 thru R15 - Repeat R2
R16 thru R18 - Repeat R2
R19 thru R21 - Repeat R2
R22 thru R24 - Repeat R2
R25 thru R27 - Repeat R2
R28 thru R30 - Repeat R2
R31 thru R33 - Repeat R2
R34 thru R36 - Repeat R2
R37 thru R39 - Repeat R2
R40 thru R42 - Repeat R2
R43 thru R45 - Repeat R2
R46 thru R48 - Repeat R2
Ch 1 and SC all the way around the blanket.
|Striped granny blankets in many colors|
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