Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Granny Afghan Pattern–Free Vintage Crochet Com

 

Granny Afghan Pattern

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Approximate Size 50 inches by 71 inches

COLOR KEY

"Boye" Crochet Hook, Size 3 (F).

GAUGE: Each square should measure 4½ inches across center.

DIRECTIONS FOR GRANNY SQUARE
Rnd 1 (right side)—Ch 5, join (with sl st) to form ring, ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, ch 2 (for a corner sp), * work a Shell of 3 dc in same sp, ch 2 (for corner); rpt from * twice, join in top of ch-3 (4 Shells with a ch-2 sp at each corner), fasten off. Rnd 2—Turn, make a loop on hook, sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp (first Shell), ch 2 (for corner), 1 more Shell in same sp, ch 1, * work [a Shell, ch 2, a Shell] in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1; rpt from * twice, join in top of ch-3, fasten off. Rnd 3—Turn, make a loop on hook, sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2 (for corner), 1 more Shell in same sp, ch 1, * skip next Shell, a Shell in next sp (sp between Shells), ch 1, skip next Shell, work [a Shell, ch 2, a Shell] in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1; rpt from * around, join in top of ch-3, fasten off. Rnd 4—Turn, make a loop on hook, sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 1 more Shell in same sp, ch 1, * skip next Shell, a Shell in next sp (sp between Shells), ch 1, skip next Shell, a Shell in next sp (sp between Shells), ch 1, skip next Shell, work [a Shell, ch 2, a Shell] in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1; rpt from * around, join in top of ch-3, fasten off. Rnd 5 (right side)—Turn, make a loop on hook, sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 1 more Shell in same sp, ch 1, † * skip next Shell, a Shell in next sp (sp between Shells), ch 1; rpt from * twice, skip next Shell, work [a Shell, ch 2, a Shell] in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1; rpt from † around, join in top of ch-3, fasten off. Make squares in following color combinations: 48 squares of No. 1—8 squares of No. 2—7 squares of No. 3—6 squares of No. 4—5 squares of No. 5—5 squares of No. 6—3 squares of No. 7—2 squares of No. 8—10 squares of No. 9—9 squares of No. 11—9 squares of No. 12—9 squares of No. 13—9 squares of No. 14—10 squares of No. 15—7 squares of No. 16—6 squares of No. 17—5 squares of No. 18—4 squares of No. 19 and 3 squares of No. 20.

Using rustproof pins, pin each square to measure 4½ inches square and steam lightly. Let dry before remov­ing pins.

When all Granny Squares are blocked, arrange squares in place as shown on arrangement chart. From wrong side, with Black, sew squares together with an overhand stitch picking top loops of stitches only.

BORDER AROUND AFGHAN—From right side, with Black, † work [a Shell, ch 2, a Shell] in corner sp, * ch 1, a Shell in next sp between Shells; rpt from * to next corner of Afghan, ch 1; rpt from † around, join in first dc, fasten off.

Each Granny Square is made of 5 rounds, refer to and follow Color Combination Chart for color used in each round.

Granny Afghan Pattern chart 1

Granny Afghan Pattern chart 2

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