Crocheted Siesta Afghan
Free Crochet Afghan Pattern

This free crochet pattern for a siesta afghan was originally published around 1952 by Coats and Clark in Afghans Book No. 289.

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.

Crocheted Afghan Pattern:
Siesta Afghan

Crochet Afghan - Siesta Afghan


REQUIRED MATERIALS

CHADWICK'S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply, Art E.232:
16 skeins (1 oz. "Tangle-Proof" Pull-Out Skeins) of No. 686 Paddy Green
14 skeins of No. 676 Emerald Green and
9 skeins of No. 647 Surf Green
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 6

NOTE(s)

The approximate final size of this crocheted siesta afghan is 47" x 62".

Gauge: Each motif measures 5 inches square.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

MOTIF FOR SIESTA AFGHAN (Make 108)

Starting at center with Paddy Green, ch 2.

1st Rnd: In 2nd ch from hook make (sc, ch 1) 8 times, join with sl st to first sc.

2nd Rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 3, * in next sp make (dc, ch 1) twice; half dc in next sp, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join to 2nd ch of ch-3. Break off.

3rd Rnd: Attach Emerald Green to same place as sl st, ch 4, * in next sp make (dc, ch 1) twice; half dc in next sp, ch 1, in next sp make dc, ch 1 and dc; tr in next half dc. Repeat from * around, ending with dc, ch 1 and dc in last sp. Join to top of ch-4. Break off.

4th Rnd: Attach Surf Green to same place as sl st, sc in same place, * ch 1, in next sp between dc's make (dc, ch 1) twice and dc (3-dc shell made); half dc in next half dc, in next sp between dc's make (dc, ch 1) 3 times: sc in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

5th Rnd: Attach Emerald Green to any half dc, sc in same plate, * ch 1, sc in first sp of shell, ch 1, sc in next sp of shell, ch 1, in next sc make (dc, ch 1) 1 times (4-dc shell made); skip next sp, sc in first sp of next shell, ch 1, sc in next sp of shell, ch 1, sc in next half dc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

6th Rnd: Attach Paddy Green to first sp of any shell, sc in same place, * ch 1 (sc in next sp, ch 1) twice; in next sc make-half dc, ch 1 and dc; skip next sc, in next sc make tr, ch 1, tr, ch 3, tr, ch 1 and tr; skip next sc, in next sc make dc, ch 1 and half dc; ch 1, sc in first sp of shell. Repeat from * around, join and break off. Sew squares together neatly on wrong side, making 9 rows of 12 motifs.

BORDER FOR SIESTA AFGHAN

1st Rnd: Attach Paddy Green to any corner sp, 7 sc in same sp, sc closely around, making 7 sc in each Corner sp. Join and break off.

2nd Rnd: Attach Surf Green to first sc, ch 3, dc in back loop of each sc around, making 5 dc in center sc of each corner. Join and break off.

3rd Rnd: Attach Emerald Green to same place as sl st, ch 3, dc in back loop of each dc around, making 5 dc in center dc of each corner. Join and break off.

4th Rnd: Attach Paddy Green to same place as sl st, sc in same place, sc in back loop of each dc around. Join and break off.

Block to measurements.

This free crochet pattern for a siesta afghan was originally published around 1952 by Coats and Clark in Afghans Book No. 289.


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