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Jacob's Ladder Afghan
Unknown creator - possible source Super Yarn Mart free leaflet #173
Size: 50 X 64 if you add a fringe

Materials: 35 ozs.  various colors.  I have seen this crocheted using scraps--very pretty!  4-Ply knitting Worsted
Size "I" crochet hook
13 one-inch safety pins

Gauge: 6 dc = 2 inches: 2 rows = 1 inch
Note: Count ch 3 at end of each row as 1 dc.  In the last 2 rows ch 6,  not 10 for loops.
Abbreviations: lp = loop,  ch = chain,  sk = skip,  sc =single crochet,  dc = double crochet

Row 1: Ch 253, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 8 chs, ch 10, sk 10 chs (this makes lp), * dc in next 10 ch, ch 10, sk 10 chs. Repeat from *  until there are13 groups of dcs and 12 lps, ch 3, turn. 

Row 2: Dc in next 9 dcs, ch 10, sk 10 sts, * dc in next 10 dcs, ch 10, sk lp,  repeat from * , ch 3, turn. Repeat Row 2 until there are 116 rows. Fasten off.
To finish lps: Start at bottom of afghan and with fingers pull 1st lp over the 2nd lp, pull 2nd lp through, 2nd lp over 3rd, 3rd through. Repeat to end, fasten last 2 loops together with safety pin.  (Be sure all loops go in same direction.)

Finishing: Sc in each dc across top, 2 scs in each lp (remove safety pins as you go). Across bottom sc in 10 dc, * ch 1, sc in 10 dc. Repeat from * to end, fasten off.
Fringe:  Cut 10 inch lengths of yarn, fold in half.  Knot on folded strand in each ch at top and bottom, trim fringe evenly.


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