The amazing textures and unique geometry of this Red Bricks Crochet Afghan are sure to make a strong statement. The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and you’ll love snuggling under this stunning crochet afghan pattern as you work it up. The fun brick-like texture is made with the front post double crochet, keeping things just interesting enough to not make the pattern boring to work up. Making it in a solid color brings an extra touch of sophistication to something so simple. Using the super-soft Bernat Blanket yarn makes for an extra cuddly little afghan, that everyone from 1 to 90 years old will love.
MEASUREMENTS: APPROX 48″ X 58″ [122 X 147.5 CM]
GAUGE: 7 sc and 8 rows = 4″ [10 cm]
- Bernat® Blanket™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 258 yds/234 m) Purple Plum (10430) 4 balls
- Size U.S. L/11 (8 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Approx = Approximately
- Beg = Beginning
- Ch = Chain(s)
- Cont = Continue(ity)
- Pat = Pattern
- Rem = Remaining
- Rep = Repeat
- RS = Right side
- Sc = Single crochet
- Sp(s) = Space(s)
- Yoh = Yarn over hook
1st row (RS): 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 4. Skip next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *3 dc in next ch-4 sp. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. *Ch 4. Skip next 3 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *3 dc in next ch-4 sp. Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next dc 2 rows below at front of work inserting hook from left to right. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice – long dcfp made. Rep from * to last ch-4 sp. 3 dc in last ch-4 sp. 1 dc in last sc. Turn.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. *Ch 4. Skip next 3 dc. 1 sc in next long dcfp. Rep from * to last 4 dc. 1 sc in last dc. Turn.
Rep 4th and 5th rows for pat until work from beg measures 58” [147.5 cm]. Fasten off.
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