Sunday, July 9, 2017

CAL Section 4: A Zig and A Zag Afghan

A Zig and A Zag Afghan Crochet-A-Long

Section 4: Triangle Mesh crochet stitch

A Zig and A Zag Afghan by Crafting Friends Designs
A Zig and A Zag Afghan  
Welcome back!  I hope you all had a wonderful week filled with lots of yarn and crochet time.  This week we will be adding the Triangle Mesh crochet stitch to our afghan. This stitch is a quick one to work up since it's more open than the others we've worked.


If you are just joining us, you can find the beginning of this CAL HERE:  http://craftingfriendsdesigns.blogspot.com/2017/06/a-zig-and-zag-afghan-crochet-long.html












Stitches/Abbreviations:
ch - chain
st(s) - stitch(es)
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
tr - treble crochet
WS - Wrong Side
RS - Right Side

Continue with white
Rows 22-23: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across (205 hdc)
(If working in the row order given, you can carry the white up the side here instead of fastening off)

With Color (Shocking Pink)
Row 24: (WS) Ch 1, turn, sc in very first st, *ch 3, skip next 2 sts, tr in next st, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st,* repeat from *to* across (35 sc, 34 tr, 68 ch-3)

With Color (Perfect Pink)
Row 25: Ch 6 (counts as tr & ch-2), turn, skip next ch-3, sc in next tr, ch 2, skip next ch-3, tr in next sc, *ch 2, skip next ch-3, sc in next tr, ch 2, skip next ch-3, tr in next sc,* repeat from *to* across (34 sc, 35 tr, 68 ch-2)
Fasten off Perfect Pink

With Color (Shocking Pink)
Row 26: Ch 1, turn, sc in very first tr, *ch 3, skip next ch-2, tr in next sc, ch 3, skip next ch-2, sc in next tr,* repeat from *to* across
Note: your end sc will be worked in the 4th ch of the ch-6 (35 sc, 34 tr, 69 ch-3)
Fasten off Shocking Pink

With Color (Perfect Pink)
Row 27: Repeat Row 25

With White
Row 28: Ch 1, turn, sc in very first tr, *2 sc around next ch-2, sc in next sc, 2 sc around next ch-2, sc in next tr,* repeat from *to* across
Note: your end sc will be worked in the 4th ch of the ch-6 (205 sc)

Row 29: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across (205 hdc)

That's it for this week.  Quick and easy, right?



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