Everyone's Favorite Afghan


Everyone's Favorite Afghan


Everyones Favorite Afghan
Everyones Favorite Afghan

Everyone's Favorite Afghan can come in all kinds of colors, but this one comes in brown and an assortment of variegated colors. Crochet afghan patterns like this are classic and one of a kind, especially when you add your own color preferences to the mix. Remember the old days and crochet this beautiful vintage afghan. This granny square afghan is an intermediate pattern, but once you get the hang of the granny square pattern, you'll be working them up in no time. Make a few a night, take some on a road trip or just crochet where you want - when you're all done you get to join them together. 


Crochet Hook4.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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Oh my word, who does not love these standard old fashioned granny square blankets that absolutely everyone has had at some time or another. I learnt to crochet by helping my mother make the squares and to work in the millions of yarn ends, lol. My nephew still uses such a blanket that my mother made in the 1960s.

This is a classic pattern for an afghan. The only other afghan that is this popular is the ripple afghan. I clicked the link provided to go to the bloggers site to print the pattern and this blog has an insanely large amount of ads and popups that take forever to load. After that, the pattern is pretty easy to access for printing.

I think almost everyone I know has an afghan like this one, and why not? It's classic and beautiful. Each is unique. This pattern is the epitome of frugality! Our grandparents and great-grandparents knew a thing or two about saving money and using everything they owned without wasting anything! Styles like this will never go out of style.

This was my first challenge sometime ago. It's one of my favorites...

I would like to use this pattern but it keeps being obscured from view along the bottom third. by adverts. As soon as one is cleared another appears. Most annoying to say the least.

How do you open the file?

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It's not PDF It takes you to another web page Here it is REQUIRED MATERIALS CHADWICK'S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED Balls oz balls of Wood Brown and balls of assorted self-shading or variegated colors or use left-over yarns of the same type Clark's O N T Plastic Crochet Hook No NOTE s Gauge Each block measures inches The approximate final size of this ancestral favorite afghan is x STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS Block Pattern Starting at center with first color ch Join with sl st to form ring st rnd Ch dc in ring ch dc in ring times ch thread over insert hook in rd ch of starting chain drop first color pick up second color and draw through all loops on hook Always change color in this manner nd rnd Ch dc in same sp ch in next sp make dc ch and dc times ch dc in same sp asRead More first dc were made ch Join changing to third color as before rd rnd Ch dc in same sp ch dc in next sp ch in next sp make dc ch and dc times ch dc in next sp ch dc in first sp ch Join changing to fourth color as before th rnd Ch dc in sp ch dc in next sp twice ch in next corner sp make dc ch and dc Repeat from around Join changing to Wood Brown as before th rnd This rnd is always worked in Wood Brown Ch dc in same sp ch dc in next sp times ch in next corner sp make dc ch and dc Repeat from around ending with ch dc in first sp ch sl st in rd ch of starting chain Break off Make rows of Blocks using colors as desired Sew Blocks neatly together on wrong side picking up the back loop only Crocheting the Border st rnd Attach Wood Brown ch and work a rnd of dc closely together around all sides making dc in each corner Join nd rnd Ch dc in each dc around making dc in center dc of each corner Join and break off This free crochet pattern for a 'ancestral favorite' afghan was originally published around in Afghans Book


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