Baby Waves Crochet Afghan FREE Pattern

Baby Waves Crochet Afghan FREE Pattern: 4-Color Chevron Crochet Afghan
by Kristin Omdahl

Afghans are hands-down my favorite gift to give someone. My cousin is pregnant with her first child right now and I wanted to make her a special blanket, large enough for baby and mama. I waited to begin until she finalized the colors of the nursery. She chose yellow, white, gray and teal. You could easily make this any combinations of colors, 2, 3, 4, or even make it a scrap yarn project. I would love to make one for my bed in a solid color next.

#4 Yarn
Baby Waves Blanket
by Kristin Omdahl
2,520 yards worsted weight yarn TOTAL
Color A: Gray, 630 yds
Color B: White, 630 yds
Color C: Yellow, 630 yds
Color D: Teal, 630 yds
J/10 (6mm) crochet hook
Gauge: 4 sts/1.25 rows = 1” in chevron pattern
Finished size: 51” wide x 51” tall

Abbreviations: beg (beginning); ch (chain), dc (double crochet); rep (repeat) sp (space)

Special stitch instructions:
4dc-cluster: yo, insert hook in specified space, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops. Yo, insert hook in same space, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops. *Yo, insert hook in next sp, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops. Yo, insert hook in same space, pull up a look, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook (you should have 5 loops total on hook). Yo, pull through all rem loops.

Row 1: with yarn A, loosely ch 159. Work 2dc into 3rd ch from hook, (counts as 3dc), skip 2 chs. *3dc in next ch, skip 2 chs, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch, skip 2 chs, 3dc in next ch, skip 2 chs, 3dc in next ch, skip 2 chs. Rep from * to last ch: work 3dc in last ch. (13 shells, 40-3dc groups)

Row 2: skip 1st st, slst into 2nd st, and into sp between last 2 groups of 3dc in prev round, hereafter referred to as ‘space’. Ch3 (counts as dc) and work 2dc in same space. *Work 3dc in next space, work (3dc, ch2 3dc) in next ch2 sp, work 3dc in next space. Work 4dc-cluster over the next 2 sps. Rep from * to last 2 sps: work 3dc in ea sp. -- 13 shells, 28-3dc groups, 13 clusters

Rows 3 -5: rep row 2. Fasten off.

Rows 6 - 10: with yarn B, rep row 2. Fasten off.

Rows 11 - 15: with yarn C, rep row 2. Fasten off.

Rows 16 - 20: with yarn D, rep row 2. Fasten off.

Rows 21 - 60: rep row 2 in same sequence of 5 rows ea of yarn A, B, C & D.

Rows 61 - 65: with yarn A, rep row 2. Fasten off.

Wash, block to finished measurements and let dry.

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