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Chevron Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Homespun®:
    • Mixed Berries 2 skeins (A)
    • Tulips 2 skeins (B)
    • Vintage 1 skein (C)
    • Purple Haze 1 skein (D)
    • Barks 2 skeins (E)
    • Wild Fire 1 skein (F)
    • or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® knitting needles size 10 (6 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle

SIZE:

About 42"x66" (107x168 cm)

GAUGE:

11 sts + 16 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

M1 (make 1): An increase worked by lifting the horizontal strand lying between needles and placing it onto left needle. Knit this new stitch through the back loop – 1 st increased.

NOTES:

* Ten individual Strips are worked, then sewn together to make Afghan.
* Each Strip is worked in Garter st (k every row) with 2 colors and with increases and decreases to create the zig zag pattern.

DIRECTIONS:

BASIC STRIP (refer to Strips 1-10 below for colors)
With first color, cast on 16 sts.
Knit one row.
Row 1: K1, k2tog, k11, m1, k2.
Row 2: Knit.
Rows 3-24: Rep Rows 1 and 2.
Change to second color.
Row 25: K2, m1, k11, k2tog, k1.
Row 26: Knit.
Rows 27-48: Rep Rows 25 and 26.
Change to first color.
Rows 49-192: Rep Rows 1-48 three more times.
Bind off.

AFGHAN
STRIP 1
With A as first color and E as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 2
With F as first color and B as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 3
With E as first color and D as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 4
With B as first color and A as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 5
With C as first color and E as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 6
With A as firstcolor and F as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 7
With D as first color and C as second color, cast on and work Strip Rows 1-192.

STRIP 8
Make same as Strip 2.

STRIP 9
Make same as Strip 3.

STRIP 10
Make same as Strip 4.

FINISHING:

Sew long sides of Strips together in numerical order.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 sts together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together

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