'Tally Ho' Afghan/Blanket
Free Crochet Afghan Pattern

This free crochet pattern for a 'tally ho' 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:
'Tally Ho' Style Afghan

Crochet Afghan - Tally Ho Afghan


30 Balls (1 oz. balls) each of Pearl Grey and Wine Rose
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 5


This blanket is approximately 46 by 66 inches in size.

Gauge: Each block measures 4 inches square.



Starting at center with Grey, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st rnd: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, (ch 1, 3 dc in ring) 3 times; ch 1, insert hook in 3rd ch of ch-3, drop Grey, attach Wine and make a sl st.

2nd rnd: With Wine make sc in same place as sl st, sc in next 2 dc, (5 sc in next sp - corner - sc in next 3 dc) 3 times; 5 sc in last sp. Join and break off.

3rd rnd: Attach Grey, ch 3, * dc in each sc to center sc of corner, leaving the last 2 loops of last dc on hook, drop Grey, attach Wine and draw through 2 loops on hook, 5 Wine dc in corner sc, leaving last 2 loops of last dc on hook, change to Grey. Repeat from * around, ending with 2 Grey dc. Join.

4th rnd: Ch 3, * dc in each Grey dc, change to Wine as before and make dc in next 3 dc, change to Grey and make 3 dc in same place as last dc, change to Wine and make another dc in same place as last dc, dc in next 2 dc, change to Grey. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

Make 11 rows of 16 Blocks and sew them neatly together on wrong side.


1st rnd: Attach Wine to one corner, * 3 sc in corner, sc in each dc to next corner. Repeat from * around. Join.

2nd to 5th rnds incl; Sc in each sc, making 3 sc in center sc of each corner and working 4th rnd with Grey. Join. Break off at end of 5th rnd.

This free crochet pattern for a 'tally ho' afghan was originally published around 1940 in Afghans Book 239.

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