Fleurettes Loopy Waves Afghan
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Size U.S. 9 circular knitting needle 36" long or size needed to obtain gauge
- Bernat® Fleurettes™ (3.5 oz; 88 yds):Contrast A Blue Grotto, 5 ballsBernat® Super Value™ (7 oz; 426 yds)Contrast B Royal Blue, 2 ballsContrast C Aqua, 2 balls
17 sts and 23 rows = 4" in stocking st with Bernat® Super Value™
Note: Bernat® Fleurettes™ has long smooth sections and short looped sections approx 1" long. Skip looped sections, pulling them to front of work.
With A, cast on 171 sts loosely. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows: Knit 2 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Next row: (WS). K3. *M1. K12. Rep from * to end of row. 185 sts. Break A.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). With B, K3. *(K2tog) twice. (yo. K1) 3 times. yo. (ssk) twice.
K1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd to 10th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 4 times more. Break B.
11th row: With A, K3. *K2tog. K11. Rep from * to end of row. 171 sts.
12th and 13th rows: Knit.
14th row: K3. *M1. K12. Rep from * to end of row. 185 sts. Break A.
15th to 24th rows: With C, rep 1st and 2nd rows 5 times more. Break C.
25th to 28th rows: Rep 11th to 14th rows.
29th to 42nd rows: Rep 1st to 14th rows.
**43rd to 84th rows: Rep 15th to 28th rows 3 times more.
85th to 126th rows: Rep 1st to 14th rows 3 times more.**
Rep from ** to ** once more.
Next 42 rows: Rep 15th to 28th rows 3 times more.
Next 28 rows: Rep 1st to 28th rows.
Next 13 rows: Rep 1st to 13th rows.
With A, cast off loosely knitwise (WS).
Approx = Approximate(ly)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand
needle, then knit through back loops together.
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
Yo = Yarn over
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