Afghan of the Month - July

Crochet World

Coral Reef Ripple

Design by Darla Fanton

The color of a cool coral reef is reflected in this easy, breezy throw. It's made with soft, 100 percent cotton yarn that makes it easy to care for, and cool and comfortable for warmer weather.

Skill Level

Finished Size
50 x 71 inches

  • Medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn: 54 oz/2,700 yds/1,531g medium coral
  • Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

4 dc = 1 inch; 2 dc rows = 1 inch

Special Stitches
Mesh: Ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, or, ch 2, sk next ch sp, dc in next st.
Block: Dc in each of next 3 sts, or, 2 dc in next ch sp, dc in next st.
Beginning block (beg block): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in each of next 3 sts.
End increase (end inc): *Yo, insert hook in same st as last dc made, yo, pull lp through, yo pull through 1 lp on hook (ch-1), [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, working in last ch-1 made, rep from * twice.
Beginning increase (beg inc): Ch 5, dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs count as first dc), dc in next ch, dc in next st.


  • Row 1: Ch 288, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 2 chs (first block), using Special Stitches as needed, work according to Coral Ripple Chart, turn.
  • Rows 2-11: Work according to chart, turn.
  • Rows 12-101: Rep rows 2-11 consecutively. At end of last row, fasten off.

Copyright © 2014 Annie's. All rights reserved.

Click here to download the PDF (436.6 KB)

Other afghans in the series: 

Other crochet project series:

Get a FREE issue of Crochet World
just for giving it a try! (A $5.99 value, FREE!)
Express your creativity plus save time and money!

You'll be thrilled and inspired with exciting NEW crochet patterns, complete step-by-step instructions, full-color photos and all the handy, time-saving tips and techniques in every issue of Crochet World! See for yourself, order today!

Crochet World
YES! Please send me my FREE ISSUE of Crochet World magazine and start my subscription. If I like my free issue, I'll simply pay the attached invoice and get one full year (6 more issues) for only $21.97 plus $2.98 delivery. That's one issue FREE and six more as part of my subscription! I'll also get a digital edition of each issue at no extra cost, including the free issue, plus two years of digital back issues with my paid subscription! In the unlikely event that I'm not pleased with my free issue, I'll return the invoice marked "cancel" and keep that issue as your gift to me -- and owe absolutely nothing.
First Name:
Last Name:
Address 2:
ZIP Code:
Don't miss out! Get email alerts about your new magazine subscription, special offers and savings from Crochet World and Annie's. Questions? Read our online privacy pledge.

Offer valid in U.S. only!
Canadian Orders
Give a Gift Subscription!Give a Gift Subscription!

[X] Close