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My mom and I learned to crochet together when I was 12 because there was a crocheted vest I wanted to make. We worked through it and figured it out together. I have ...

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Reversible Plaid Afghan (R09-010)

from Crochet by Kathy
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Reversible Plaid Afghan (R09-010)
Reversible Plaid Afghan (R09-010)
Reversible Plaid Afghan (R09-010)
Reversible Plaid Afghan (R09-010)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc and dc.
  • Long hdc is explained in the instructions.

Pattern Description:

This rustic brown reversible afghan offers a lot of warmth on a cold evening to snuggle up and watch a movie. A soft blue throw option is also provided.

These afghans are not as complicated as they look! The reversible design for the Rustic Brown option was achieved by alternating rows of brown with tan, red, off-white and black, using a combination of sc and long hdc which are worked into the previous row. The Soft Blue option is worked similarly with medium blue, light blue, off-white, tan and dark blue. The long hdc are worked with the main color on odd rows and the contrasting colors on even rows creating the reversible effect. The main color rows are woven in at the ends, and a length of yarn is left at each end on all the contrasting color rows for the fringe. Design charts are included with the pattern.

The pattern is written in U.S. terms.


Working in pattern:
10 stitches = 3"
13 rows = 3"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Afghan: 52" wide x 68" long
  • Throw: 35" wide x 38" long
  • Measurements do not include fringe.


  • Rustic Brown afghan: soft worsted weight yarn, in 6 oz, (170 g) skeins - brown (6), tan (5), red (2), off-white (1) and black (2)
  • Soft Blue throw: soft worsted weight yarn, in 6 oz. (170 g) skeins - medium blue (3), light blue (2), off-white (1), tan (1) and dark blue (1)
  • Size I (5.50 mm) crochet hook