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Crochet Cables are a great way to add texture to a crochet blanket, especially easy ones like the ones found in the Straight Cables Afghan Square!
Welcome to Week Three, Option B in the Make it Your Way Crochet Along! Our crochet afghan square this week features some simple, yet beautiful straight cables.
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Lately, I have been loving working cable stitches. They look so cozy! And, once you get the hang of them, are really quite easy to work. Later on in this crochet along we will work some more complicated cables so these straight cables will allow us to get the hang of working post stitches first.
As I mentioned above, this is week three of the Make it Your Way Crochet Along. So far we have learned for different stitch patterns which include:
Week One, Option A: Spiked Sedge Stitch Afghan Square Crochet Pattern
Week One, Option B: Suzette Afghan Square Crochet Pattern
Week Two, Option A: Almond Afghan Square Crochet Pattern
Week Three, Option B: Extended Moss Stitch Afghan Square Crochet Pattern.
I look forward to seeing which squares you have chosen!
For this crochet along I have encouraged you to use any worsted weight yarn. Each square will measure approximately 10.5-11 inches and you will make four of them in this stitch pattern to complete the blanket. For this blanket square you will need approximately 117 yards. For those curious, for my blanket I will be using the Vanna’s Choice yarn by Lion Brand Yarn. Along with the yarn you will need a 6 mm (J/10) crochet hook.
A PDF of these squares will be available in my Etsy and Ravelry Shops AT THE END of this crochet along. I will post them as two separate blankets, one including the squares for option A and one for Option B. So stay tuned if you are looking for that PDF!
Straight Cables Crochet Afghan Square:
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 13 sts x 18 rows of Pattern = 4 inches
Finished Size: 10.5 x 10.5 inches
Rows 6 – 33: Rpt rows 4 and 5.
Row 34: Sc in the 1st st and in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
Join yarn with a sl st in the top corner st, [work 34 sc evenly across, 1 in the corner] 4 times, join with a sl st in the 1st st. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
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