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This page contains a vintage crochet quilt afghan pattern - entitled Henry Clay's Wheel. 
A photo is included. 

I have received permission from the Coats & Clark Company to use their archived patterns that are now no longer covered by copyright. However this site is in no way affiliated with the Coats & Clark Company. 

You may print this pattern for your own use only. If you do not have access to a printer, I will gladly include the copy of the pattern for free with your order. Just ask. 

Crochet Quilt Afghan Pattern

Henry Clay Wheel - This design is a crocheted adaptation of an authentic Early American Quilt Pattern of the same name.

This pattern is from the book Afghans to Knit and Crochet Book No. 108 by the Coat's & Clark Company. C. 1959.

Afghan measures 41 x 61 inches .... Motifs measure 5 inches square

Materials: Coats & Clark's Red Heart Knitting Worsted*, 4 ply 16 oz of Mid-Coral, 16 oz of White, and 16 oz. of black.

Aluminum or Plastic Crochet Hook Size G. 

*Red Heart is a trademark of the Coat's & Clark Company

FIRST MOTIF (Make 24)

With Mid Coral, ch 20 to measure 5 1/4 inches. 

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (19 sc). Ch 3, turn.

Row 2: Skip first sc, dc in next 18 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in first 18 dc, sc in top of turning chain (19 sc). ch 3, turn.

Next 10 Rows: (Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows) 5 times. Break off at end of last row.

SECOND MOTIF (Make 24)

With White work exactly as for First Motif.

THIRD MOTIF (Make 24)

With Black, ch 26 to measure 7 1/4 inches.

First Half

Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each ch across (25 sc). Ch 3, turn.

Row 2: Skip first sc, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, dc in next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook (2 dc worked off as l dc); dc in each sc across to within last 3 sc; work off 3 dc as l dc over the last 3 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Draw up a loop in first 2 dc, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook (2 sc worked off as l sc); sc in each dc across to within last 2 dc. (do not count turning chain as l st); work off 2 sc as 1 sc over last 2 dc.  Ch 3, turn.

Next 5 Rows: Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows alternately.

Row 9: Work off 3 sc as 1 sc over remaining 3 dc. Break off. 

Second Half

Row 1: Working along opposite side of starting chain, attach white in first sc and sc in each ch across (25 sc). Ch 3, turn.

Row 2-9: Repeat 2nd to 9th rows of First Half.

FOURTH MOTIF (Make 24)

Using Black for First Half and Mid Coral for Second Half, work exactly as for Third Motif.
Following Diagram (see below), sew motifs together to form 6 blocks. Sew 2 x 3 blocks together.

BORDER

Rnd 1: (right side): With Black, sc closely around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join and break off. Block to measurements. 


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