Crochet Peppermint Christmas Afghan
When I saw the Crochet Peppermint Afghan for the first time in summer 2014, I was floored. Designed by Bendy Carter, this afghan is so incredible that it inspired me beyond belief. I knew instantly this is an afghan a crocheter could fall in love with.
The looks are a bit deceiving as you may think you just need to make 42 large motifs and be done with it. While all motifs are the same from rounds 1 - 11, the final round is different. Motifs have been assigned a number between 1 - 6. The edging is changed so the spirals can appear to be twisting instead of just all 42 motifs being the same. However, if you were to do all 42 motifs the same edging, I don't think it's a deal-breaker.
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Due to the complexity of the layers and the 6 different edges, I felt it appropriate to make a workbook. I have provided a link to it below. You are welcome to save it, download it and or print it.
We also have a gallery of afghans completed by Crochet Crowd Community Members. You can see what colour combinations they came up with here. Visit the Peppermint Photo Gallery.
Mikey's Notes Workbook
I was super inspired by this afghan that I took a lot of time to examine the pattern and make working notes as there are 6 different motifs. This is the free download for the Mikey's Peppermint Working Notes Booklet.
We have also the Pillow Pattern in video format. Refer to this Crochet Pillow Pattern Article about changing the sizing if you wish a 12", 14" or 16" pillow. The pattern is written as a 16" pillow.