This free crochet pattern for a ‘turkish delight’ afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239.
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this classic crochet pattern to make this vintage crochet afghan. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted afghan pattern.
Crochet Blanket Pattern:
‘Turkish Delight’ Style Afghan
CHADWICKS’S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED
40 Balls (1 oz. Balls) of Yellow and 30 balls of Wood Brown
Clark’s O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 6
This blanket is approximately 45 by 67 inches in size.
Gauge: Each block measures 4 1/4 inches square.
Starting at center with Yellow, ch 6. Join with sl st.
1st rnd: 12 sc in ring. Join.
2nd rnd: Ch 3, dc in back loop of sl st, 2 dc in back loop of each sc around. Sl st in top of ch-3. Drop Yellow.
3rd rnd: Attach Brown, sc in same place as sl st, tr in front loop of sc below (on 1st rnd), * sc in next dc, tr in front loop of next sc below (on 1st rnd). Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
4th rnd: Pick up Yellow, sc in first sc, * (sc in next tr, sc in next sc) twice; in next tr make 2 dc, ch 1 and 2 dc; sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join.
5th tnd: Sc in each st around, making 3 sc in each corner sp. Join. Drop Yellow.
6th rnd: Attach Brown to first sc of any 3-sc group at corner, sc in same place, insert hook at base of next sc and complete as for an sc (long sc made), * sc in next sc, long sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
7th rnd: Pick up Yellow and make sc in each st around, making 3 sc in each corner st. Join and break off.
Make 10 rows of 15 Blocks. Sew Blocks neatly together on wrong side, picking up back loops only.
1st rnd: Attach Yellow to corner sc, * 3 sc in corner, sc in each sc to next corner. Repeat from * around. Join.
2nd to 6th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join. Break off at end of 6th rnd.
With double strand of Brown whip all outer edges.
This free crochet pattern for a ‘turkish delight’ afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239
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