Crochet Pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan by J Crochet

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.I’m so excited to be sharing another stunning pattern by Julie from J Crochet! Julie includes both U.S. pattern abbreviations and line-by-line international crochet stitch symbols in each of her patterns. The Wavy Navy Afghan is a visual delight! This tri-color blanket includes a really fun candy cane border. Make it in your favorite colors!

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Crochet A Year of Afghans, Book 17

About Julie Muenstser

Julie Muenster from J Crochet is a guest contributor on Underground CrafterJulie learned to crochet as a child. Her mother taught her the basics, and her grandmother taught her how to read a pattern. She can be found crocheting in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, before school band concerts, at the Fire Museum, and during boring meetings. Julie is the designer and maker behind J Crochet.

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Wavy Navy Afghan

Crochet Pattern by J Crochet

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.I made this patriotic flag for my nephew, whose parents are both in the Navy. But this would look great in any color combo!

Finished size:

  • 30.5 x 43 in (77 x 109 cm) unblocked

Gauge:

  • H (5) hook: 13 dc stitches = 4 in (10 cm)
  • 6 rows = 3.75 in (9.5 cm)

Level of difficulty:

  • Easy

Materials:

  • Crochet hook: H (5 mm)
  • Tapestry needle optional (for weaving in ends)

Yarn:

  • Caron Simply Soft (100% acrylic) – 2 skeins in ea color
  • Medium 4 weight
  • Dark Country Blue
  • Harvest Red
  • White


Abbreviations used:

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • ea – each
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • tog – together
  • tr – treble crochet
  • x times (as in 2x = two times)
  • yo – yarn over
  • [] Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated

Pattern notes:

The afghan

  • Foundation chain: Begin with blue. Pattern is multiple of 14+1. (For this afghan, I chained 141.)
  • Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next ch, [hdc in each of next 2 ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, tr in each of next 3 ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, sc in each of next 3 ch], repeat pattern ending with 2 sc. (141 st) Note: I work the first row in the back bumps of the chain. This makes it easy to add the border.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Switch to red.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Row 3: Ch 3 (works as first tr in row), turn, working in back loop only, sk first st, tr in next st, [dc in each of next 2 st, hdc in each of next 2 st, sc in each of next 3 st, hdc in each of next 2 st, dc in each of next 2 st, tr in each of next 3 st], repeat pattern, ending with 2 tr.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Switch to white.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Row 5: Ch 1, turn, working in back loop only, sc in next 2 st, [hdc in each of next 2 ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, tr in each of next 3 ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, sc in next 3 ch], repeat pattern ending with 2 sc.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Switch to blue.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Rows 7-36: Repeat rows 3-6, alternating colors at the end of each even row.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

The border

  • Border Round 1: Continuing in white, ch 1, turn, working in back loop only, sc in same st, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 st, [hdc in back loop of next 3 ch, dc in back loop of next 3 ch, hdc in back loop of next 3 ch, sc in back loop of next 5 ch], repeat pattern ending row with 3 sc, ch 1, sc in same stitch. Working down side, [sc in end of each sc row, 3 sc in ea tr] to end of side. Sc in back loop only of first stitch in foundation ch, ch 1, dc in back loop of same st, dc in back loop in next st, [hdc in back loops of next 3 st sc in back loop of next 5 st, hdc in back loops of next 3 st, dc in back loops of next 3 st] across, ending with 2 dc, ch 1, sc in back loop of same st. Working down side, [3 sc in each ch, sc in end of each sc row] to end of side, sl st in first sc, fasten off.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Border Round 2: With red and right side facing, join in any sc, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each sc around. In each corner ch: (sc, ch 1, sc). Fasten off.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Border Round 3: With blue and right side facing, join in any sc, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each sc around. In each corner ch: (sc, ch 1, sc). Fasten off.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

Candy Cane border

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Candy Cane Border 1: Attach blue in any st with sc, ch 5, remove hook. Attach red in next st with sc, ch 5, remove hook. Attach white in next st with sc, ch 5, remove hook.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Candy Cane Border 2: Insert hook in last ch of blue chain, bringing chain to front, sc in next open st, ch 5, remove hook.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Candy Cane Border 3: Insert hook in last ch of red chain, bringing chain to front, sc in next open st, ch 5, remove hook.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Candy Cane Border 4: Insert hook in last ch of white chain, bringing chain to front, sc in next open st, ch 5, remove hook.

Free crochet pattern: Wavy Navy Afghan in Caron Simply Soft yarn by J Crochet via Underground Crafter | This tri-color blanket has a delightful candy cane border and includes instructions in U.S. terms and with international stitch symbol charts.

  • Candy Cane Border 5: Continue around, alternating colors. End with sl st in first sc of each color.
© 2017 by Julie Muenster (J Crochet) and published with permission by Underground Crafter. This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Julie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2017/11/10/crochet-pattern-wavy-navy-afghan-j-crochet/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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