Rosebud Afghan


Rosebud Afghan


Some of my favorite free afghan knitting patterns are vintage. This Rosebud Afghan, a vintage pattern, is certainly at the top of my favorite's list. Knit with five colors of yarn, this piece is time consuming, but will create a unique piece of decor for your home. This afghan requires duplicate stitch embroidery for completion, but the results are beautiful. Perfect for gardeners and floral enthusiasts everywhere.


Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm

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

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Some people think vintage means dated or even unattractive. This pattern proves them wrong! It is classically pretty which never goes out of style. You could make it in whatever color combination you wanted and it would still look good. Yes, it takes extra work, but it is worth it to create something so nice.

This is so beautiful and would make an exceptional wedding present for a special couple. Its knit in panels with the roses added later with a duplicate stitch embroidery. The panels make it easier to remember the pattern but an experienced knitter could probably make this in a seamless version.

This is beautiful... but too difficult and time consuming for me.

I need to clarify that the size needle is 10.....seems too big...or is it 1.0 ? Only way to contact site is by mail and that seems too time consuming. I also assume it is 4-ply yarn, but then again if it is 1.0 needle that wouldn't work. Help, please. Thanks.

The knitting needle size is 10 or 6mm and the yarn weight is worsted, which is a #4.

Where is the embroidery chart for the Rosebud Afghan?

@smithwerx, If you follow the link above to the pattern designer's website you will see a link that says "Knitting Chart" in red. Click that to access the embroidery pattern. Happy knitting! --Editors of AllFreeKnitting

Once you open this pattern. That knitting chart will show you the diamond knitting chart. However, if you Click on the link "afghans by columbia minerva"' It will bring you to all the patterns available for this book. Scroll to find this pattern. Open this pattern The knitting chart link will now show you the rose embroidery chart

The "pattern link" is just a link to another site where you have to sign up to get it. Deceptive!

@ibis, When you click on the link that says "click here for knitting pattern," you will be taken directly to the website with the full pattern instructions available for free, no account set-up required. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance, --editors of AllFreeKnitting

@sheilaa60 0372798, If you feel something is missing from this pattern, we suggest you contact the original designer of this project; the designer name is specified in the byline. --Editor of AllFreeKnitting

The Embroider pattern for #742-8, Rosebud, does not show up on this web page.


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