Designed By: Ann Regis
Skill Level: Easy
Dc2tog = yo and draw up a loop in next ch or st, yo and draw through 2 loops, skip next 2 ch or next st, yo and draw up a loop in next ch or st, yo and draw through 2 loops, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
SIDE PANELS (Make 2): With B, ch 92.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, * dc2tog **, dc in next 3 ch, ch 2, dc in next 3 ch; repeat from * to last 3 ch, end at **; dc in next 2 ch, 2 dc in last ch; turn – 89 sts.
Row 2: Ch 2, dc in first dc, * dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog (skip the dc2tog below), dc in next 2 dc **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space; repeat from * to last st, end at **; 2 dc in top of ch-2; turn.
Repeat Row 2 for pattern and continue stripe pattern as follows:
4 more rows B, [4 rows C, 2 rows A, 4 rows C, 6 rows B] 5 times. Fasten off.
CENTER PANEL: With B, ch 42. Work same as for Side Panel over 39 sts in stripe pattern as follows: 4 more rows B, [2 rows C, 2 rows A, 2 rows C, 2 rows A, 2 rows C, 6 rows B] 5 times. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Sew side panels to center panel, matching stripes as in photo. With right side facing and B, work 1 row slip st evenly along top and bottom of afghan. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain;
dc = double crochet; dec = decrease; mm = millimeters;
yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or **
as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number
of times specified.
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