Crocheted Crazy Quilt Pattern
Free Crochet Blanket Pattern

This crocheted crazy quilt of Grandma's day is made up of squares crocheted in beige, scarlet, and hunter green. It is easy to crochet.

This quilt will bring a touch of uniqueness to any room it is in. Crocheting this quilt is simple if you follow the staightforward directions below. This crochet afghan pattern is free for personal use.

Crocheted Afghan Pattern:
Grandma's Crazy Quilt

Crochet Afghan - Crocheted Crazy Quilt


REQUIRED MATERIALS

Minerva Afghan Germantown (2 ounce skein)
12 Skeins - Risque Beige No. 663
7 Skeins - Scarlet No. 631
8 Skeins - Hunter No. 695

OR

Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 ounee skein)
9 Skeins - Bisque Beige No. 5042
6 Skeins - Scarlet No. 5005
6 Skeins - Hunter No. 5038

1 Composition Crochet Hook Standard Size 8-10 inch

NOTE(s)

Gauge: 4 Sts. to 1 inch

This crazy quilt is about 48 x 60 inches in size.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

To Make Center Square

With Scarlet Ch. 9.

Row 1 - Draw up 1 loop in each Ch. (leaving all loops on hook), then Y.O., through 1 loop, * Y.O., through 2 loops, repeat from * across.

Row 2 - Skip 1st St., draw up 1 loop in each upright St. (9 loops on hook), then take loops off as before to last 3 loops on hook, Y.O. and through 3 loops (decreasing 1 St.).

Row 3 - Starting in 3rd St.. draw up 1 loop in each upright St. (8 loops on hook), take off as in Row 2 decreasing 1 St.

Continue in this manner having 1 loop less each row until 1 loop remains on hook, then change color by drawing Bisque Beige through loop on hook. Draw up 8 loops at straight edge of triangle, then work same as 1st triangle. Draw Hunter through last loop, then work 3rd triangle. Draw up Bisque Beige through last loop, then work 4th triangle. This completes center of square, do not break yarn (to be joined to first triangle later).

To Make Outer Border

Row 1 - With same Bisque Beige strand draw up 18 loops (2 loops in each St.) across Scarlet edge (of 1st triangle), take loops off as in Row 1.

Next row increase 1 St. each side (by drawing up loosely 1 extra loop between 1st and 2nd St, and 1 extra loop between last 2 Sts.), 20 loops on hook, take off as in Row 1.

Continue in this manner for 5 more rows (30 loops on last row), Slip St. across row, break yarn.

Repeat from Row 1 three times more, working with Scarlet over next Bisque Beige edge, with Bisque Beige over Hunter edge, with Hunter over Bisque Beige edge.

Sew Seam of Center Square.

Sew Outer Border at corners.

Work 80 Squares.

Join as illustrated. 8 Squares by 10 Squares, matching colors at sides.

Making the Border

With Hunter work 6 rows of S.C. all around Afghan picking up back loop of Sts. and increasing at corners to keep flat.

This pattern for a crochet crazy quilt was originally published in the 1940's by Minerva in Minerva Afghans, Volume 72.


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