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Granny Square Chevron Afghan Pattern

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By Edited Nov 13, 2013 2 4

There's nothing quite as satisfying

as adding just that extra touch
that says "home".

Here is a project that can help you do just that.
Make a Chevron Granny Afghan.

A combination of two traditional
crochet patterns, the granny square and the ripple.

Granny Square Chevron Afghan

Finished size: About 56-inches by 72-inches.

Materials needed:
Worsted weight yarn in the following colors or the ones of your choice.
4-skeins dark red
4-skeins black
3-skeins yellow
3-skeins slate gray
3-skeins dark gray
size J crochet hook, or the size to obtain gauge.
yarn needle

Gauge:
Each panel= 74 stitches= 14-inches.


Note: Be sure to check gauge.


Directions for panel:
You will need to make 4 panels in all.
With dark red, ch 76.

Row 1...

Work 1 dc in fourth ch from hook, 1 dc in next ch,
* (ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in each of next 3 dc)
four times, ch 3, 1 dc in same ch as last dc,
1 dc in each of the next 2 ch, (ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc)
4 times*, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc; repeat from * to * once more.
Ch 3, and turn.

Row 2...

Skip first 3 dc, * 3 dc in next ch-1 space, (ch 1, skip 3 dc, 3 dc in next space)
4 times, ch 3, work 3 dc in same space as last 3 dc- point formed,
(ch 1, skip 3 dc, 3 dc in next space) 4 times * repeat from * once more,
end 3 dc in last ch-1 space.
Repeat row 2 for pattern throughout in color sequence of
(4 rows red, 4 rows black, 4 rows dark gray, 4 rows yellow, 4 rows slate gray)
4 times. Then work 4 rows red and 4 rows black.

Repeat this pattern for the next 3 panels of afghan.

To finsh:
With right side of work facing, and working in matching color, sew the four afghan panels
together along the long side edges, be sure to fit the stitch sections together to maintain
granny square look.
Weave in all loose the ends and trim.

Edging:
With matching color, working along top and bottom (short edges only)
work 2 sc in each st along edge, and work (2-sc, ch 1, 2- sc) in each outward point
and skipping 1 sc at each side of each inward point.
Ch-1 and turn. Repeat last row once more.
Repeat on the opposite end of afghan.

ch=chain

dc=double ctochet

sc=single crochet


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Comments

Sep 14, 2010 8:04am
thinkwrite17
I love the look and feel of a hand crochet afghan. This pattern is a combination of two of my favorite - ripple and Granny Square. Wish my Mom was still able to crochet this for me since I'm more of a knit person. Thanks for sharing this great looking pattern.
Sep 16, 2010 4:33pm
southerngirl09
Great pattern, I love to crochet and have made many afghans. I have recently learned to knit and I'm having a great time exploring the knitting world. Thanks for sharing this pattern.
Sep 16, 2010 8:24pm
Merwyn
I really like the look of this afghan. Thank you for sharing,
Oct 6, 2010 4:16pm
freedomw
I wonder how they came up with the name Chevron Granny.
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