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Free Pattern Friday: Crochet Afghan Pattern from Yarnspirations

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Afghan Pattern [3]Today’s Free Pattern Friday [4] is exactly what I need in my life right now – a cozy crochet afghan [5]! This fun and festive pattern is brought to you by our friends at Yarnspirations. The cabled design gives this afghan a unique texture, while the pom-poms are an easy touch that adds so much personality! Toss this throw over the sofa and all of your guests will be talking about it. Have a blast working up this free crochet afghan pattern [6], and have a great Friday!

Lattice Pompom Blanket
MEASUREMENTS
Approx 50 x 60” [127 x 152.5 cm].

MATERIALS
Bernat® Super Value™ (197 g/7 oz; 389 m/426 yds) Oatmeal (53010) 7 balls
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE
12 sc and 13 rows = 4″ [10 cm].

stitch key [7]ABBREVIATIONS
Alt= Alternate
Approx= Approximately
Ch(s)= Chain(s)
Dcfp= Yoh and draw up a loop around post of stitch at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice
Rep= Repeat(s)
Sc= Single crochet
St(s)= Stitch(es)
Yoh= Yarn over hook

7083_1 [8]INSTRUCTIONS
Ch 192. (See chart).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 6 ch. *3 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each of next 7 ch.** Miss next ch. 1 sc in each of next 7 ch.Rep from * 10 times more, then from * to ** once. Turn.

2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. *3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sts. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sts. Rep from * to last 9 sts. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. *Dcfp around next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc behind st just made. 3 sc in next sc. Dcfp around next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc behind st just made.** 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Rep from * 10 times more, then from * to ** once. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. *Dcfp around next dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc behind st just made. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc ion each of next 2 sc. Dcfp around next dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc behind st just made.** 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * 10 times more, then from * to ** once. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

7th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. *Dcfp around next dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc behind st just made. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Dcfp around next dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc behind st just made.** 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * 10 times more, then from * to ** once. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

diagram [9]9th row: Ch 1. *Dcfp around next dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc behind st just made. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Dcfp around next dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc behind st just made.** Miss next 2 sc. Rep from * 10 times more, then from * to ** once. Turn.

10th row: Ch 1.Working in back loops only, 1 sc in first st. Miss next st. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. *3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sts. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sts. Rep from * to last 9 sts. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rep 3rd to 10th rows14 times more, then rep 3rd to 9th rows once.

Fasten off.

 

pompom [10]Pompom: (make 48).

Wind yarn around 2 fingers 50 times. Tie tightly in the middle and leave a long end for attaching to Afghan. Cut loops at both ends and trim to form pompom. Sew pompoms as shown in Diagram.

 

How do you like to embellish your afghans?