Vintage Afghan – Free Crochet Afghan Pattern

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

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

Crochet Afghan Pattern:
Vintage Afghan Pattern

Crochet Afghan - Vintage Crocheted Afghan


3 skeins of blue and 4 skeins of cream white Woolco Germantown Zephyr
No. 4 Woolco Crochet Hook


With white, make a chain of 130 stitches.

On this chain, work in bean stitch, as follows:

6 rows of white, *1 row of blue, 1 row of white, 6 rows of blue, 1 row of white, 1 row of blue, 8 rows of white.

Repeat from * until there are 3 stripes of blue, and end with 6 rows of white.

Finish with a scallop of 6 white stitches and a picot of blue on the sides and ends.

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