Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Fisherman Ripple Crochet Afghan Blanket Free Pattern 1970s to 1980s

A beautiful Fisherman Ripple crochet pattern from the 1970's to 1980's with two different patterns of rows in single and double crochet stitches. Measures Approximate finished size: 45 by 62 inches using hook and yarn called for.

Fisherman Ripple Crochet Afghan Blanket Free Pattern 1970s to 1980s i create you crochet robin harley


Size G (6) Crochet Hook or size hook for yarn using
Approximately 50 to 55 ounces yarn like Caron Simply Soft or weight close to that.

You can also use a thicker yarn and larger hook to create a bigger and heavier blanket.

ABBREVIATIONS:
ch - Chain
sc - Single Crochet
dc - Double Crochet
st(s) - Stitches
dec - Decrease
yo - Yarn over
sl st - Slip stitch
sk - Skip
sp - Space
rep - Repeat
* - Directions immediately following asterisk (*) are to be repeated the given number of times.

DIRECTIONS:

Ch 314

ROW 1: (Right Side) 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of next 8 ch, 3 sc in next ch (point made), 1 sc in each of next 9 ch, * sk 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 9 ch, 3 sc in next ch, 1 sc in each of next 9 ch; rep from * across (15 points in row).

NOTE: The frist and last 2 sts are always worked through both threads of st to prevent edge from curling.

ROW 2: Turn. Working in back loop of sts across row, 1 sc in first sc, skip 1 st, 1 sc in each of next 8 sts, 3 sc in next st, * 1 sc in each of next 9 sts, sk 2 sts, 1 sc in each of next 9 sts, 3 sc in next st; rep from * across, ending 1 sc in each of next 8 sts, sk 1 st, 1 sc in last st.

ROWS 3 through 8: Rep Row 2.

ROW 9: Ch 3 turn. Working in back loop of sts across row, 1 dc in next st, sk 2 sts, work shell of (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc) in next st, sk 2 sts, work shell in next st, sk 2 sts, 1 dc in next st, ch 1, shell in next st, center point, ch 1, 1 dc in next st, sk 1 st, shell in next st, sk 2 sts, shell in next st, * sk 2 sts, work a dec st as follows: Yo, draw up a loop in next st, yo, draw through 2 loops (holding 2 loops on hook), sk 2 sts, yo, draw up a loop in next st, yo, draw through 2 loops, (holding 3 loops on hook), yo, draw through all 3 loops on hood ( a dec st made), sk 2 sts, shell in next st, sk 2 st, shell in next st, sk 1 st, 1 dc in next st, ch 1, shell in next st, ch 1, 1 dc in next st, sk 1 st, shell in next st, sk 2 sts, shell in next st; rep from * across to within last 4 sts, ending sk 2 sts, a dec st in last 2 sts.

ROW 10: Ch 3, turn. 1 dc in ch 1 sp of first shell, (dec st made), * work shell in ch 1 sp of next shell, shell in next ch 1 sp, 1 dc in dc of next shell, ch 1, shell in ch 1 sp of shell (point), ch 1, 1 dc in dc of same shell, shell in next ch 1 sp, shell in ch 1 sp of next shell, work dec st as follows: Yo, draw a loop in ch 1 sp of next shell, yo, draw through 2 loops, sk next dec st, yo, draw up a loop in ch 1 sp of next shell, yo, draw through 2 loops, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook (dec st made); rep from * across to with in last shell, ending yo, draw up a loop in ch 1 sp of last shell, yo, draw through 2 loops, yo, draw up a loop on top of last dec st of previous row, yo, draw through 2 loops, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook (dec st made).

ROW 11: Rep Row 10.

ROW 1 OF SECOND STRIPE: Do not turn. Join yarn with sl st to first ch 3 at other end of afghan (which is the right side of work), working in the back loops of sts, a sc in first st, sk 1 st, 1 st in each of the next 8 sts, * 3 sc in next st (point), 1 sc in each of next 9 sts, sk 1 st (dec st), 1 sc in each of next 9 sts; rep from * across, ending 1 sc in each of next 8 sts, sk 1 st, 1 sc in last st.

ROW 2: Turn. Working in back loops of sts across row , 1 sc in first st, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in each of next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, * 1 sc in each of next 9 sc, sk 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 9 sc, 3 sc in next sc; rep from * across, ending 1 sc in each of next 8 sc, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in last sc.

ROWS 3 through 8: Rep Row 2.

ROWS 9 through 11: Rep Rows 9, 10 and 11 of first stripe.

Rep 2nd Strips 13 more times (15 stripes), then rep first 8 rows of 2nd Stripe once more. End off and fasten.

BORDER AROUND 4 SIDES OF AFGHAN: Join your with sl st at bottom of the right side of afghan and work 1 sc in each sc row and 2 sc in the dc rows on the long sides; on the top and bottom of afghan work one more ripple pattern. End off and fasten. Weave in ends.



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