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Vintage Flower Afghan

Size 47 inches x 70 inches

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “DAWN” KNITTING WORSTED
22 ozs. Black and 3 ozs. each of 21 Assorted Colors.

Each motif measures about 2 ¼ inches.

672 motifs, 21 x 32 are required for afghan.

Plastic crochet hook No. 5 or G.

FLOWER: With any Color ch 2, 8 s c in 2nd st from hook, join.

Next Row. Ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, leaving last loop of each st on hook, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 4, sl st in same space, sl st in next s c, repeat from beginning 7 times (8 petals) , cut yarn.

With Black, join in center of any petal, ch 5, s c in center of next petal, * ch 5, sl st in top of s c just made for picot (corner), ch 5, s c in next petal, ch 5, s c in next petal, repeat from * twice, ch 5, sl st in top of last s c just made, ch 5, join in 1st petal, cut yarn.

Work another motif in same manner, joining in last row as follows: with Black join in center of any petal, ch 5, s c in next petal, ch 2, s c in 3rd st of corner loop of 1st motif, ch 2, sl st in top of s c of 2nd motif, * ch 2, sl st in 3rd st of corresponding loop of 1st motif, ch 2, s c in next petal, repeat from * once, ch 2, sl st in 3rd st of corresponding loop of 1st motif, ch 2, sl st in top of s c of 2nd motif, complete motif same as 1st motif. Join 3rd motif to 2nd motif in same manner. Join all motifs in same manner having 32 motifs of same Color in each row.

EDGE: With Black, join in 3rd st of any loop to right of corner, s c in same space, ch 4, s c in center st of corner loop, ch 3, sl st in top of s c just made, ch 4, s c in center st of next loop, * ch 3, d c in next s c, ch 3, sl st in top of d c just made, ch 3, s c in center st of next loop, ch 3, d c between next joining of motifs, ch 3, s c in top of d c just made, ch 3, s c in center st of next loop, repeat from * all around, working all corners same as 1st corner.

American Rose Afghan Pattern

Size 54 inches x 71 inches without fringe

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “DAWN” KNITTING WORSTED 
52 ozs. Lt. Gray.
5 ozs. Scarlet.
3 ozs. each Cardinal, Flame and Kelly Green.

Plastic Crochet Hook No. 6 or H.

Afghan Hook Size G.

Chart for rose design

AFGHAN ST: Ch for desired length, pick up and pull loop through each st of ch leaving all loops on hook, work back by drawing yarn through first loop, * yarn over hook and draw through 2 loops, repeat from * to end of row.

2nd Row. Same as 1st row picking up the vertical yarn instead of ch, then work back in same manner.

Repeat 2nd row for length desired.

AFGHAN STRIP: With Gray and Size G hook, ch 56 and work 55 afghan sts on ch. Work 215 more rows of afghan sts, then work 1 row of sl sts picking up the vertical yarn same as in afghan st.

With No. 6 hook work a row of s c on each long side.

Work 3 more strips in same manner.

Embroider all 4 strips according to diagram repeating pattern between arrows 3 times, then work remainder of chart. Continue working border pattern for entire length on both sides of strips having patterns 5 rows apart. Sew strips together as illustrated.

Using No. 6 hook, attach Gray yarn in corner st and working across short end, ch 4, skip 1 st, s d c in next st, (s d c: yarn over hook, insert in stitch, pull through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), * ch 1, skip 1 st, s d c in next st, repeat from * across row, cut yarn.

FRINGE: With Gray, cut strands 14 inches long. Using 3 strands, double in half and pull through each ch 1 mesh, draw ends through loop, repeat across short end. Complete other short end in same manner.

 

Source: http://freevintagecrochet.com/afghans/star112-american-rose