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Soft Stripes Afghan

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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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
    • Lion Brand® stitch markers
    • Lion Brand® 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 YOUR 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" (12.5 cm) from beginning.
        • *Change to B and continue as established until B stripe measures 2" (5 cm).**
        • Change to C and continue as established until C stripe measures 7" (18 cm).
        • Change to A and continue as established until A stripe measures 5" (12.5 cm).
        • Rep from * once; then from * to **.
        • Change to C and continue as established until C stripe measures 5" (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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