This is a fun, quick and easy afghan to crochet.
Size J hook (6mm)
ch4 and join with sl st.
ch4 (counts as 1dc and ch1) 3dc ch1 1dc in ring, turn.
ch4, 3dc in ch1 sp,[3dc ch1 1dc in last sp.
ch4, 3dc in ch1 sp, 3dc in each ch1 sp accross, 3dc ch1 1dc in last sp.
Continue until your afghan reaches your desired width.
Row 1 - ch4, 3dc in ch1 sp, 3dc in each ch1 sp accross, 1dc in last sp.
Row 2 - ch3, skip 1st sp, 3dc in each ch1 sp accross, 3dc ch1 1dc in last sp.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 till you reach the desired length for your afghan, end with row 1.
ch3, skip 1st sp, 3dc in each ch1 sp accross,dc in last sp.
Repeat to the last shell, ch2, 1dc in last sp.
Starting in any ch3 sp, tie in the color yarn you wish to use for your afghan, pull up a loop and ch3, and 2dc in same sp. Continue crocheting 3dc in each ch3 sp to corner, in each corner, 3dc ch1 3dc in same sp. Continue to end and join with a sl st. You may use any border you like, this is the one I chose for this afghan.