This variation on the stripes has 3 colors.

3-Colored stripes pattern
3-Colored stripes pattern

Used colors:
Yellow: 2043; Orange: 2064; Red: 2218: for the sides a color of your own choice. You will see this color only in the braids.

6 Repeats of the pattern is about 14 cm (5.5 inch) long. For 6 repeats about 66 cm (26 inch) per thread is needed.

Always start at the left side by making 1 left/right knot and then 3 double right knots. After that make 5 double left knots at the right side. Here you don’t have to take care with the combination knot in the middle like the variation with 2 colors!