Feb 08 2008
i’ve gotten a few requests on ravelry for my afghan pattern and listening myself again on that earlier podcast, i realize i’m very confusing. again, it looks a lot more impressive then it actually is. so, i’ll post my description for the pattern here and i’ll put a picture up today of my progress too so you can see what it looks like so far. maybe eventually i’ll put together a pattern section on my sidebar for it to hang out in. we’ll see.
my sad little description here is:
chain an even number of stitches loosely
Row 1: single crochet
Row 2. turn, chain two (acts as double crochet), *double crochet 2 times in next stitch, skip one stitch. repeat from * until you get to the last stitch. end with one double crochet
Row 3. turn, chain two (acts as double crochet), *double crochet 2 times inbetween the two double crochets on the row below, repeat from * until the last double crochet, 1 double crochet in last stitch.
Row 4 and Beyond. repeat #3 until blanket is width you want, single crochet last row.
i’m doing the chain, row 1 and row 2 in my “main color”. then i do the next three rows in different colors (so each row is a unique color), then a row of main color, and repeat.
i’ve done this blanket for babies, toddlers, housewarming gifts, wedding gifts etc. it’s perfect, mindless, relaxing, and i can do it mostly solid with a few stripes, all striped, all solid (though i prefer the striping). it’s just a nice stitch!
If you finish a scrap afghan, be sure to share it and i’ll post it here so all can see! :)
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