The Sierra Madre blanket is easy to crochet because it works up quickly and grows more beautiful with each stripe. It's easy to make it yours and play with color combinations to suit your style. The vertical stripes and fringe eliminate the tedious chore of weaving in yarn ends! This is a perfect first blanket for beginners because it uses the simplest of classic crochet techniques. It's also an excellent project for advanced crochet lovers looking for a fast, soothing project that's easy on the hands and wrists. Pattern is written in US terms and includes explanations of all stitches and abbreviations. US and metric measurements given. Pattern pdf includes: 30 detailed color photos including photos of techniques for beginners two size options: o36 by 48 inches (91.5 by 122 cm) for a baby, child, or wheelchair blanket o48 by 69 inches (122 by 175 cm) for a standard afghan throw yardage requirements for each size yarn recommendations including color descriptions and recommended brands in cotton, wool, and acrylic a foundation single crochet photo tutorial As soon as your payment is approved, you will receive a link to download the pattern pdf file. If you do not receive the pattern, please let me know and I will email you the file. Due to the nature of patterns, no returns or refunds will be accepted. Please feel free to sell your finished items made with this pattern as long as you credit Pretty Peaceful for the pattern design and include a link to https://www.etsy.com/shop/PrettyPeaceful on the item when selling online. Thank you for not distributing this pattern or using the photos within it as your own.