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

Crochet Afghan - Vintage Crocheted Afghan


Woolco Germantown Zephyr:
6 skeins of white, 4 of blue, 3 of pink and 1 of yellow
No. 4 Woolco Crochet Hook


The reversed afghan stitch is made the same as afghan stitch, except that the vertical thread is taken from the back instead of from the front.


Using blue, chain 141 stitches.

1 row of blue in R. A. S.

6 rows of blue in star stitch.

Then, in R. A. S., 1 row each – white, pink, white, yellow, blue.

6 rows of white in star stitch.

Then, in R. A. S., 1 row each – pink, white, yellow, blue, white.

6 rows of pink in star stitch.

Then, in R. A. S., 1 row each – white, yellow, blue, white, pink.

6 rows of white in star stitch.

Then, in R. A. S., 1 row each – blue, white, pink, white, yellow *.

6 rows of blue in star stitch. This is the center stripe

Work back from the *


Using white, make 1 row of star stitch all around the afghan.

Next row, a shell of 5, in white.

Finish with a picot edge, in blue.

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