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Thursday, October 24, 2019

1975 Chevron Crochet Granny Square Autumn Afghan Free Vintage Pattern

Wrap yourself with beautiful colors of autumn with this chevron granny square blanket. Measures approximately 47 by 60 inches.

1975 Chevron Crochet Granny Square Autumn Afghan




MATERIALS:
Sports Yarn, 18 ounces each color:
A - Black
B - Dark Brown
C - Medium Brown
D - Light Brown
E - Bone
F - Red

Size G crochet hook (or hook size to obtain gauge)

GAUGE: 6 sts - 1 inch. Each square measures approximately 3 1/4 inch after Round 3 is done.

CHEVRON MOTIFS: Make 42

Squares: Make 3 for each chevron motif. Starting with Color A (Black), ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.

Round 1: (Right side): Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) 3 times, join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Round 2: Using color B (Dark Brown), sl st in any ch 1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same sp (first corner made), * ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp (corner made), repeat from * twich; ch 1, join. Fasten off.

Round 3: Using color C (Medium Brown), work a first corner in any corner sp, * ch 1, 3 dc in next sp, ch 1, work another corner in next corner sp, repeat from * twice more, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp; ch 1, join. Faster off.

Round 4: Using color D (Light Brown), work a first corner in any corner sp, * ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) twice, ch 1, work another corner in next corner sp; repeat from * twice more, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) twice, ch 1, join. Join 3 squares on right side in "L" shape with sc.

Round 5: With right side facing, using color E (Bone), sl st in first ch 1 sp after inside corner of 3 joined squares, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) twice, ch 1, work corner in next corner sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times, ch 1, work corner in next corner sp. * (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times, ch 1, 3 dc in next joining seam, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times, work corner in next corner sp; repeat from * once, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times, work corner in next corner, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times; join. Fasten off.

Round 6: With color F (Red), sl st in first ch 1 sp on Round 5, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) twice; corner in next corner sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 4 times; ch 1, corner in next corner sp, * (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 8 times, corner in next corner sp; repeat from * once, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 4 times; ch 1, corner in next corner sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times; join. Fasten off.

Round 7: With color B (Dark Brown), sl st in first ch 1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) twice; ch 1, corner in next sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 5 times, ch 1, corner in next corner sp,. * (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 9 times; ch 1, corner in next corner sp; repeat from * once, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 5 times; ch 1, corner in next corner sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next sp) 3 times; join. Faster off.

FINISHING:
Follow diagram for placement. Join motifs together in same manner as square were joined using color B (Dark Brown)

1975 Chevron Crochet Granny Square Autumn Afghan layout diagram

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