This free crochet pattern for an autumn chevron 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.
Crochet Afghan Pattern: Autumn Chevron Afghan
CHADWICK’S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply. Art. E.232:
12 skeins (1 oz. “Tangle-Proof” Pull-Out Skeins) each of No. 229 Lt. Yellow, No. 230 Yellow and No. 253 Tangerine
10 skeins of No. 360 Wood Brown and 8 skeins of No. 1 White
CHADWICK’S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply. Art. E.245:
36 balls ( 1/3 oz. balls) each of No. 243 Mid Orange.
Clark’s O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 6
The approximate final size of this autumn chevron afghan is 48″ x 60″.
Gauge: Each chevron measures 3 1/2 inches across; 3 sc-rows make 1 inch.
Strip for Autumn Chevron Afghan
Starting at lower edge with Wood Brown, ch 60.
1st Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, * 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 3 ch, (insert hook in next ch, draw loop through) 3 times; thread over and draw through all loops on hook (2 sc decreased), sc in next 3 ch. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last 4 ch. Ch 1, turn. Hereafter pick up back loop of each sc.
2nd Row: Dec 1 sc – to dec 1 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc – * sc in next 1 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc, dec 2 sc. Repeat from * across, decreasing 1 sc over last 2 sc. Break off Wood Brown. Attach Tangerine. Ch 1, turn.
3rd to 20th Rows Incl: Repeat 2nd row, working 2 rows each of Tangerine, Mid Orange, Yellow, Lt. Yellow, White, Lt. Yellow, Yellow, Mid Orange and Tangerine. These 20 rows constitute stripe pattern. Work in stripe pattern until 10 stripe patterns in all have been completed, ending with a Wood Brown stripe. Break off.
Make 4 more strips the same way. Sew strips together neatly, matching stripes.
Edging for Autumn Chevron Afghan
1st Row: Attach White to end of first row on long side and sc in end st of each row across. Break off.
2nd Row: Attach Lt. Yellow to back loop of first sc, sc in back loop of each sc across. Break off.
3rd, 4th and 5th Rows: Repeat 2nd row, making a row of Yellow. Mid Orange and Tangerine.
6th Row: Attach Wood Brown to end of first row on Edging, sc in same place, skip 1 sc on 2nd row, dc in free loop of next sc, skip end st of next row, sc in end st of next row, skip 2 sts on next row, tr in free loop of next sc, 3 sc in end st of last row, * dc in free loop of next sc on row below, skip next sc on row in work, sc in next sc, tr in free loop of next sc 2 rows below, skip next sc on row in work, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across, working over other end of Edging the same way. Break off. Make Edging across other long side to correspond. Block to measurements.
This free crochet pattern for an autumn chevron afghan was originally published around 1952 by Coats & Clark in Afghans Book No. 289
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