Ice Pop Stripes Afghan

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The colors of this striped v-stitch afghan remind us of our favorite ice pop flavors—tangy orange, sweet strawberry, and classic blue raspberry. The piece is finished with a crisp white trim, but don’t worry: even with all these details, it’s an easy project to crochet.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 36” / [91 cm] x 49” / [125 cm]

Gauge: 8 V-st groups and 11 V- st group rows = 4” [10 cm] in stitch pattern

Materials

Yarn:

Light weight yarn Stylecraft Special DK (100% Acrylic; 322 yards [295 meters]/100 grams): 1241 Fondant (Color A), 2 balls; 1005 Cream (Color B), 3 balls; 1068 Turquoise (Color C), 2 balls; 1114 Sunshine (Color D), 2 balls

Hook: US size G/6 (4 mm)

Notions: Removable markers; tapestry needle

Color Sequence

Color A 2 rows

Color B 1 row

Color C 2 rows

Color B 1 row

Color D 2 rows

Color B 1 row

Pattern

Afghan

With Color A, ch 126.

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as first dc), dc in next ch, ch 1, dc in same st, *sk next ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch; rep from * to last ch, dc in last ch, turn – 61 V-st groups, 2 dc.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), sk next dc, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp, sk next dc st,; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last ch of starting ch-3, turn.

Row 3: Change to Color B, ch 3, sk next dc, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp, sk next dc; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last ch of starting ch-3, turn.

Row 4: Change to Color C, ch 3, sk next dc, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp, sk next dc; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last ch of starting ch-3, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, sk next dc, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp, sk next dc; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, dc in last ch of starting ch-3, turn.

Row 6: Change to Color B, rep Row 3.

Rows 7-8: Change to Color D, rep Rows 4-5.

Row 9: Change to Color B, rep Row 6.

Rep Rows 1-9 for pattern and color sequence, ending with a Color A.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Border

Rnd 1: Join Color B to any corner, ch 3, dc in each st around the Afghan, working (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner, work 2 dc in each st on long sides, join with sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each st around, working (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in any remaining ends. yarn ball

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