Vintage Afghan – Free Crochet Afghan Pattern

This free vintage afghan pattern was originally published in 1916, in the Woolco Knitting and Crocheting Manual.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this antique afghan crochet pattern to make something someone will always treasure. There is no charge for personal use of this afghan pattern.

Crochet Afghan Pattern:
Vintage Afghan

Crochet Afghan - Vintage Afghan


3 boxes of dark and 2 ½ boxes of light Woolco Germantown Zephyr.
No. 2 Woolco hook.


Chain 31.

First Row – Skip 1 stitch, *1 single crochet in next stitch, 1 double crochet in next stitch. * Repeat to end of row.

Second Row -*1 single and 1 double crochet in single crochet, taking both loops. *

Repeat 2d row until stripe is as long as required.

Make 3 stripes of dark color and 2 of light.

With dark, join with single crochet.


With light make a shell, and picot of dark color.

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