Guest blanket. What could say welcome more warmly or more beautifully? Be creative – make yours in the colors just right for your guest room.
Follow the simple step-by-step instructions of this free crochet pattern to easily make this Queen Anne blanket that will make your guests feel at home right away! This crochet pattern is free for personal use.
Crochet Afghan Pattern: Queen Anne Blanket
Minerva Afghan Germantown (2 ounce skein)
22 Skeins – Sky Blue No. 007
1 Skein – Alpine Rose No. 080
1 Skein – Strawberry No. 1125
1 Skein – Fern Green No. 679
1 Skein – Surf No. 677
1 Skein – Rose No. 618
Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 ounce skein)
17 Skeins – Special Baby Blue No. 5009
1 Skein – Alpine Rose No. 5081
1 Skein – Strawberry No. 5083
1 Skein – Fern Green No. 5086
1 Skein – Surf No. 5084
1 Skein – Rose No. 5070
1 Composition Afghan Hook Standard Size 8 – 14 inch
1 Blunt End Tapestry Needle
Gauge: 4 Sts. to 1 inch
This pattern makes a guest blanket approximately 52″ x 60″.
To Make Narrow Afghan Stitch Panel
With Blue Ch. 20, work in Plain Afghan St. for 210 rows (60 inches).
Plain Afghan St:
Ch. desired length.
Row 1 – Draw up a loop in each St. of Ch., leaving all loops on hook, now take off loops as follows: Y. O. hook, draw through 1 loop, * Y. 0. hook, draw through 2 loops, repeat from * across row.
Row 2 – Draw up a loop in each upright St., leaving all loops on hook, now take off same as Row 1.
Repeat Row 2 for pattern.
To fasten off. slip St. across row.
Work 1 more Panel the same. Embroider from Chart 1 (below).
To Make Wide Afghan Stitch Panel
Ch. 48. work in Plain Afghan St. (see above) for 210 rows (60 inches).
Work 1 more Panel the same. Embroider from Chart 2 (below).
To Make Smocked Afghan Stitch Panel
Ch. 24 and work in Smocked Afghan St. for 210 rows (60 inches).
Smocked Afghan St:
Ch. desired length and work Row 1 of plain Afghan St.
Row 2 – Count loop on hook as first St. of row. * draw up a loop in next upright St., keeping it on hook, bring yarn forward, with left thumb hold below next upright St.. draw up a loop through this St., repeat from * across row. Work back as Afghan St.
Row 3 – * Bring yarn forward and hold below 2nd upright St., draw up a loop, next St. draw up a loop as plain Afghan St., repeat from * across row. Work back as Afghan St.
Repeat the last 2 rows for pattern.
Work 2 more Panels the same.
Join panels by working 1 row of S.C. on right side.
Border for Queen Anne Blanket
Work 1 row of S.C. around edge, then 1 row more at each side.
Fringe for Queen Anne Blanket
Wind Blue around a 5 inch cardboard, cut loops at one side. Using 2 strands, double and knot fringe in every St. at each end of Afghan.
This crochet pattern for a guest blanket was originally published in the 1940’s by Minerva in Minerva Afghans, Volume 72.
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