Free Floral Granny Afghan Pattern
How to Crochet a Blanket

This free crochet pattern for a floral granny afghan was originally published in the 1920s in Universal Publishing's Smart Crochet.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make this classic crochet afghan. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted afghan pattern.

Free Crochet Afghan Pattern:
How to Crochet a Floral Afghan

Floral Granny Afghan - Free Crochet Afghan Pattern


REQUIRED MATERIALS

Bernat Super German-town (2-oz. Skeins) - 3 sks Lt. Rose; 8 sks Med. Rose; 1 sk Dk Rose; 16 sks Lt. Grey; 4 sks Leaf Creen
Crochet Hook No. 4

NOTE(s)

The approximate size of this floral granny afghan is 50" x 72".

Each square of this floral granny afghan should be approximately 4 1/2".

Make 158 squares for complete afghan.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Crocheting the Square

Using Lt. Rose ch 5, join with sl st to form a ring.

Row 1: * Work 1 sc, 1 dc, 1 sc in next st of ch (petal made), repeat from * 3 times more (4 groups of petals.)

Row 2: * Ch 2, join with sl st to base of second sc of petal, repeat from * 3 times more.

Row 3: * Work 4 dc and 1 sl st under next ch, repeat from * 3 times more. Fasten off Lt. Rose.

Row 4: Join Med. Rose, * Ch 3, sl st in base of next sl st of previous row, repeat from * 3 times more.

Row 5: * Work 8 dc and 1 sl st under next ch, repeat from * 3 times more.

Row 6: Repeat Row 4.

Row 7: * Work 10 dc and 1 sl st under next ch, repeat from * 3 times more. Fasten off Med. Rose.

Row 8: Join Green and work 3 dc in sl st just made, * ch 2, 3 dc in 5th dc of next petal, ch 1, 3 dc in same st, ch 2, 3 dc in next sl st, repeat from *, ending ch 2, sl st in top of first dc, (work now forms a square with 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc at each corner.) Fasten off Green.

Row 9: Join Grey in next ch-2, ch 3, work 2 dc under ch-2, * ch 2, 3 dc under ch-1 of corner petal, ch 1, 3 dc under same ch, ch 2, 3 dc under next ch-2, ch 2, 3 dc under next ch-2, repeat from *, ending ch 2, sl st in top of ch-3.

Row 10: Sl st across dc to next ch-2, ch 3, 2 dc under ch-2, * ch 2, 3 dc under ch-1 of corner petal, ch 1, 3 dc under same ch, ch 2, 3 dc under next ch-2, ch 2, 3 dc under next ch-2, ch 2. 3 dc under next ch-2, repeat from * ending ch 2, sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off Grey.

Finishing the Floral Granny Afghan

In center of each rose make a french knot using darkest shade of Rose.

Assemble squares as shown in chart seaming with an overcast st and in back lp Only.

Border: Join Grey at one corner, and working in back lp only, * work 3 sc in corner st (inc), sc along side of square to 1 st before joining of next square, draw up a lp in each of next 3 sts, yo, draw through all lps (dec), sc along side of square to next point. Continue in this manner all around afghan, dec. at each joining and inc. at each point.

Now work 3 rows more in same manner. On the next row work picot edge as follows: * 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, ch 3, sl st in base of ch, repeat from * around afghan. Fasten off.

This free crochet pattern for a floral granny afghan was originally published in the 1920s in Universal Publishing's Smart Crochet.


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