Soft Stripes Afghan
ITEM # 3153868P252
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand®:
    • Country®, White Mountains 3 balls (A), New England Granite 1 ball (B), Bear Mountain 3 balls (C) or colors of choice
    • Stitch markers
    • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Circular knitting needle size 13 (9 mm), 40” (101.5 cm) long
  • Tape Measure
  • Scissors

SIZE:

About 42” x 60” (106.5 x 152.5 cm)

GAUGE:

10 sts + 14 rows = about 4” (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
BE SURE TO CHECK GAUGE

NOTES:

Afghan is worked in one piece in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with a Garter st (k every row) border.
A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth in rows on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

DIRECTIONS:

With A, cast on 150 sts.
Knit 6 rows for Garter st (k every row) border.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: K5, p to last 5 sts, k5.
Keeping first and last 5 sts in Garter st for borders and remaining sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS) work until piece measures about 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beginning.
*Change to B and continue as established until B stripe measures 2 in. (5 cm).**
Change to C and continue as established until C stripe measures 7 in. (18 cm).
Change to A and continue as established until A stripe measures 5 in. (12.5 cm).
Rep from * once; then from * to **.
Change to C and continue as established until C stripe measures 5 in. (12.5 cm). Knit 6 rows for Garter st border.
Bind off.

FINISHING:

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
St st = Stockinette stitch
WS = wrong side

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand®:
    • Country®, White Mountains 3 balls (A), New England Granite 1 ball (B), Bear Mountain 3 balls (C) or colors of choice
    • Stitch markers
    • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Circular knitting needle size 13 (9 mm), 40” (101.5 cm) long
  • Tape Measure
  • Scissors

SIZE:

About 42” x 60” (106.5 x 152.5 cm)

GAUGE:

10 sts + 14 rows = about 4” (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
BE SURE TO CHECK GAUGE

NOTES:

Afghan is worked in one piece in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with a Garter st (k every row) border.
A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth in rows on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

DIRECTIONS:

With A, cast on 150 sts.
Knit 6 rows for Garter st (k every row) border.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: K5, p to last 5 sts, k5.
Keeping first and last 5 sts in Garter st for borders and remaining sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS) work until piece measures about 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beginning.
*Change to B and continue as established until B stripe measures 2 in. (5 cm).**
Change to C and continue as established until C stripe measures 7 in. (18 cm).
Change to A and continue as established until A stripe measures 5 in. (12.5 cm).
Rep from * once; then from * to **.
Change to C and continue as established until C stripe measures 5 in. (12.5 cm). Knit 6 rows for Garter st border.
Bind off.

FINISHING:

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
St st = Stockinette stitch
WS = wrong side