Chic Throw by Marly Bird: Almond Ridges Block 4 video
Chic Throw by Marly Bird: Almond Ridges Block 4
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Marly Bird is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns and a published crochet and knitting designer. She is also an author, teacher, podcaster and blogger. Throughout the year, Marly travels the country teaching at national craft consumer shows and shares the love of Red Heart (including her new line called Chic Sheep by Marly Bird™) with her followers. Full bio »

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Create a beautiful textured block with a crochet stitch called Almond Ridges in part 4 of the Chic Throw by Marly Bird crochetalong! This beautiful stitch adds an attractive texture to Marly's Chic Throw, and can also be used as an allover pattern on blankets and afghans, shawls, scarves, tote bags and much more.

In this Crochet Skill Builders online video class brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert and designer Marly Bird demonstrates how to work the almond ridges stitch pattern from start to finish. She'll also demonstrate how to crochet the easy edging.

In this online video class, you'll learn how to:
  • Begin the Almond Ridge crochet stitch pattern.
  • Work the row repeats with increasing and decreasing stitches.
  • Complete the block with a simple edging.
Finished Measurements:
Block: 12 inches wide x 12 inches long
Throw: 38 inches wide x 50 inches long

Materials for Afghan:
  • Red Heart Chic Sheep by Marly Bird medium (worsted) weight merino wool yarn (31/2 oz /186 yds/100g per skein): 7 skeins #5640 platinum (A), 5 skeins #5641 sterling (B), 5 skeins #5311 lace (C), 3 skeins #5312 stiletto (D)
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers (optional)
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
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