Horizon Striped Afghan – Crochet Pattern Free Crochet Blanket Pattern

Horizon striped afghan – it will stay at home and comfort you – or it will be a great and warming companion on a cruise by sea or car!

Follow the simple step-by-step instructions of this free crochet pattern to easily make this afghan that is great for both home and away! This crochet pattern for a zigzag type afghan is free for personal use.

Crochet Afghan Pattern:
Horizon Striped Afghan

Crochet Afghan - Horizon Striped Afghan

REQUIRED MATERIALS

Minerva Afghan Germantown (2 ounce skein)
5 Skeins – Cocoa Brown No. 628
6 Skeins – Bisque Beige No. 663
2 Skeins – Hunter No. 695
2 Skeins – Cypress No. 694
2 Skeins – Fern Green No. 679
2 Skeins – Surf No. 677
2 Skeins – Wampum No. 615
2 Skeins – Moccasin No. 614
2 Skeins – Sunset Rust No. 613
2 Skeins – Sunglo No. 612

OR

Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 ounce skein)
4 Skeins – Wood Brown No. 5629
5 Skeins – Bisque Beige No. 5042
2 Skeins – Hunter No. 5038
2 Skeins – Cypress No. 5087
2 Skeins – Fern No. 5086
2 Skeins – Surf No. 5084
2 Skeins – Copperglo No. 5050
2 Skeins – Moccasin No. 5074
2 Skeins – Sunset Rust No. 5073
2 Skeins – Sunglo No. 5072

1 Composition Crochet Hook Standard Size 4 – 6 inch

NOTE(s)

Gauge: 5 S.C. to 1 inch

This striped afghan is about 54 x 68 inches in size.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

With Brown Ch. 409.

Row 1 – *1 S.C. in each of 7 Ch., 3 S.C. in next Ch., 1 S.C. in each of 7 Ch., skip 2 Ch., repeat from * across, ending 1 S.C. in each of 7 Ch., Ch.l, turn.

Row 2 – Skip 1 St., * 1 S.C. in back loop of each of 7 Sts., 3 S.C. in back loop of next St., 1 S. C. in back loop of the next 7 Sts., skip 2 Sts., repeat from * across, ending 1 S.C. in back loop of each of last 7 Sts., Ch.l, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for Pattern St., work striping as follows (from start):

4 Rows Brown

*2 Rows Bisque Beige

2 Rows each of the 4 Greens (from light to dark)

2 Rows each of the 4 Rust shades (from light to dark)

2 Rows Bisque Beige

6 Rows Brown

Repeat the 26 rows from * 9 times more, ending with 4 rows of Brown.

Crocheting the Border

With Brown work 2 rows of S.C. at each side.

Making the Fringe

Wind Brown around a 5 inch cardboard, cut loops at one side. Using 3 strands, fold and knot fringe in every other St. at each end of Afghan.

This pattern for a horizon striped afghan was originally published in the 1940’s by Minerva in Minerva Afghans, Volume 72.

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