Royal Splendour Afghan - Crochet Afghan
Free Crochet Afghan Pattern

This free crochet pattern for a royal splendour afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239.

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.

Crochet Afghan Pattern:
Royal Splendour Afghan

Crochet Afghan - Royal Splendour Afghan


REQUIRED MATERIALS

CHADWICK'S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED
56 Balls (1 oz. Balls) of Blue;
6 Balls of White for Embroidery
Bone Afghan Hook No. 6 (4 1/4 mm. size)

NOTE(s)

Finished size is approximately 45 x 63 inches.

Gauge: 5 sts make 1 inch; 4 rows make 1 inch.

Diagram for Making Cross Stitches Over Afghan Stitch


STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Strip (Make 5)

Starting at narrow end with Blue, ch 45 to measure 9 1/4 inches. Work in afghan stitch - 45 loops on hook - until piece measures 62 inches. Sew Strips neatly together on wrong side.

Edging

1st rnd: Attach Blue and work sc closely together around all sides, making 3 sc in each corner and keeping work flat. Join. Drop Blue.

2nd rnd: Attach White and make an sc in back loop of each sc around, making 3 sc in center sc of each corner. Join and break off.

3rd rnd: Pick up Blue, sc in each sc around, making 3 sc in corner sc.

Embroidery - Center

Examine the diagram for making cross stitches over afghan stitch (see 'notes' section).

The chart below shows only one quarter of design.

Royal Splendour Embroidery


Determine the center of afghan and mark with a colored thread. Starting at center stitch, embroider according to chart.

Omit the center row and work left half to correspond.

Then omit top row and work other half to complete design.

Embroidery - Border

The outside row of Border is worked on the fourth row of afghan stitch.

Work Border as per diagram in lower left hand corner of image above.

This free crochet pattern for a royal splendour afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239.


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Crochet Pattern Books for Afghans

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Book 239
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Book 289
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and Knit
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