Tall and short stitches are used to create a colorful zig-zag effect, interspersed with white stripes, in this reader-submitted square pattern for our Chain Reaction Afghan.


Designer Judith Bailey
Yarn: Washable worsted-weight yarn; orange (A), 26 yd; yellow (B), 24 yd; green (C), 24 yd; blue (D), 12 yd; white (E), 30 yd; purple (F), 12 yd.
Hook: Sizes F/5 (3.75 mm) and G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: St marker (m); yarn needle.
Gauge: 15 sts = 4″ and 10 rows = 3½” in patt with smaller hook.
Skill Level: Easy

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