Modern Mood Afghan – Crochet Afghan – Free Crochet Afghan Pattern

This free crochet pattern for a modern mood afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239.

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:
Modern Mood Afghan

Crochet Afghan - Modern Mood Afghan


35 Balls (1 oz. Balls) each of Pearl Grey and Paddy Green
Bone Afghan Hook No. 6 (4 1/4 mm. size)


The approximate size of this blanket: 52 x 70 inches.

Gauge: 5 sts make 1 inch; 4 rows make 1 inch.


Block (Make 108)

With Green ch 36 to measure 7 1/4 inches. Work in afghan stitch, decreasing 1 st at both ends of the second row and every row thereafter until 3 loops remain on row; yarn over and draw through all 3 loops, ch 1 to fasten. Break off.

Working along opposite side of starting chain, attach Grey to first vertical bar on Green and draw loop through, draw up a loop in each Green vertical bar across (36 loops). Complete as for first half of Block, With corresponding colors make a row of sc all around outer edges, join and break off.

Sew 9 rows of 12 Blocks neatly together on wrong side, always having opposite colors meet.


1st rnd: Attach Grey to one corner and make (sc in each sc to next corner, 3 sc in corner sc) twice. Break off Grey, attach Green and work other 2 sides to correspond. Join and break off Green.

2nd to 7th rnds incl: With corresponding colors make sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in center sc of each corner. Join and break off.

This free crochet pattern for a modern mood afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239

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