Crocheted Sofa Blanket
Free Afghan Pattern

This free vintage sofa blanket pattern was originally published in 1915 in Woolcraft: A Practical Guide to Knitting and Crochet.

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

Crocheted Afghan Pattern:
Sofa Blanket

Crochet Afghan - Crocheted Sofa Blanket


REQUIRED MATERIALS

1 lb. of light and 2 lbs. of dark 8-ply "White Heather" Zephyr Wool
A No. 7 Celluloid Crochet Hook

NOTE(s)

The original was worked in 2 colors, this producing a handsome effect, given a right choice of shades. The groundwork was executed in the darker and the raised trebles in the lighter color.

The original centerpiece measured 37 inches in length.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Commence with 219 ch. in the dark wool.

Work 3 rows in d.c., taking up both threads and turning at the end of the row with 2 ch.

4th Row - Using the light wool, make 3 d.c., * then work 1 long tr. round each of the 4th and 5th d.c. of the first row, miss the 2 d.c. at the back of the long tr. and work 1 d.c. in each of the next 2 d.c., repeat from * to the end of the row, ending with 1 d.c. Fastening off the light wool continue from the other end where the dark wool was left.

5th and 6th Rows - d.c. in the dark wool, taking up both threads and turning with 2 ch.

7th Row - Using the light wool, make 1 d.c., * work 2 long tr. round the 2 d.c. below the 4th row, miss the 2 d.c. at the back of the long tr., 1 d.c. in each of the next 2 stitches, repeat from * to the end of the row, ending with 3 d.c. Fastening off the light wool, continue from the other end where the dark wool was left.

Repeat from the 2nd row until 5 rows of the long trebles are completed. Then, using the dark wool, work 12 rows in d.c., always taking up both threads and turning with 2 ch.

Continue repeating these 2 stripes, commencing the repetition at the 4th row, until the blanket is the required size.

The Border for this Sofa Blanket

Using the dark wool, d.c. evenly round the blanket for 9 rows, always taking up both threads and increasing once before and after each corner stitch. At the end of each round, join together the first and last stitch with 1 s.c. and turn. Fasten off and run in all the ends.

This free vintage sofa blanket pattern was originally published in 1915 in Woolcraft: A Practical Guide to Knitting and Crochet.


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