Camo Afghan by Kate Wagstaff

Camo Afghan

May 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in dc
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My grandma made me a diagonal afghan and I liked the way it looked. I thought it would be fun to come up with my own and by chance, the colors I used made it look like camo. The green afghan was a gift for my nephew and he loves it. I’ve also started one in pinks and one in blues.

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This pattern has been updated and the original written version is now available for free on my blog HERE. Both the original and updated written versions, 2 stitch charts and a flow chart are available to purchase in the ad free pdf

Skill Level: Easy

Terms: US Crochet Terminology

Materials: Red Heart Super Saver or similar 4ww yarn

Original ~ 728 yards Dark Sage, 728 yards Light Sage, 728 yards Aran

Version 2 ~ 362 yards Dusty Grey, 236 yards Soft Navy, 236 Soft White, 236 Black

Finished Size: 53” x 40” (original) ~ 40” x 44” (version 2)

Hook: F/5-3.75mm (original) ~ K/10 ½ -6.5mm (version 2)

Gauge: F hook: 9 rows & 16 dc = 4”
~ K hook: 7 rows & 12 dc = 4”
Gauge will not matter if you are customizing to your desired size. The gauges are noted to work to the sizes I’ve given with the amount of yarn noted.

Stitches/Abbreviations: st(s) - stitch(es), sl st - slip stitch, ch - chain, yo - yarn over, sc - single crochet, dc - double crochet

Special Stitch: Herringbone hdc: Yo, insert hook in indicated stitch, yo and pull loop through stitch and 1 loop on hook, yo, pull through both loops on hook

1. Photos showing stitch placement are on the last page of pattern and are referenced as P1, P2, P3 etc.

  1. Change colors every section for the camo effect by rotating colors (lt green, dk green, white, lt green, dk green, white…etc.)

  2. There are 2 versions of this pattern. The original (green blanket) is worked corner to corner from left to right and you will fasten off each row. Version 2 (blue/black blanket) has slightly thicker color sections as it works 2 rows of each color. This option allows you to carry yarn along the edge leaving less ends to weave

  3. This afghan will need to be blocked

(c) 2013 Copyright by Kate Wagstaff of Crafting Friends Designs

It is ILLEGAL to copy, share or upload this pattern to sites for others to access. This crochet pattern is not to be used for educational purposes. You are welcome to sell the finished items you crochet using this pattern.

This pattern has been tested by experienced crocheters for ease and accuracy