This simple crochet afghan pattern from Bernat Yarns would make a lovely addition to any home. Made using a simple arrow stitch, this crochet pattern works up quickly and easily, and is a great project for a beginner crocheter. The lovely rose color would make this cozy and comfortable afghan perfect for a living room or bedroom. You could also use the Bernat yarn colors of your choice to create an afghan that matches your space perfectly.
10 balls Bernat Berella yarn in Rose (MC)
5 balls Bernat Berella yarn in Natural (A)
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 13 sts and 10 rows = 4 ins 10 cm in pat.
Finished Size Approx 51 x 62 ins 129.5 x 157.5 cm
With A ch 201.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 1. Turn. 200 sts.
2nd row: 1 sc in first sc and each sc to end of row. Join MC. Ch 3. Turn.
3rd row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next st. Miss next 3 sts. 1 tr in next st. Working behind tr just made, 1 dc in first missed st. 1 dc in each of next 2 missed sts. Miss next 3 sts after tr. 1 tr in next st. Working behind tr just made, 1 dc in first missed st. 1 dc in each of next 2 missed sts. Rep from to last 2 sts. 1 dc in each of last 2 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
4th row: Miss first st. 1 dc in next dc. Miss next 3 dc. 1 tr in next tr. Working in front of tr just made, 1 dc in first missed dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 missed dc. Miss next 3 dc after tr. 1 tr in next tr. Working in front of tr just made, 1 dc in first missed dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 missed dc. Rep from to last 2 sts. 1 dc in each of last 2 sts. Join A. Ch 1. Turn.
5th row: 1 sc in first st and each st to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
Rows 2 to 5 inclusive form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 50 ins 127 cm ending on a 2nd row of pat and omitting turning ch at end of last row.
Fasten off. Edging: Join MC to any corner of afghan and work 1 row sc evenly around outer edge, working 3 sc in corners. Join with ss to first sc.
Next rnd: Working reverse sc from left to right instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 sc in each sc around outer edge of Afghan. Ss to first sc. Fasten off.