TONAL ZANZIBAR AFGHAN
ITEM # 1479260P16
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Tonal, 3 balls: Night Sky (A)
  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Tonal, 1 ball each: Amethyst (B), Lavender (C), Forest (D), Fern (E), Royal Blue (F), Lapis (G), Denim (H), Burnt Orange (I), Plum (J), Raspberry (K) or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® knitting needles size 10.5 (6.5 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle

    • SIZE
    • About 49" x 49-1/2" (124.5 x 125.5 cm)

    • GAUGE:
    • 12 sts + 24 rows = about 4" (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row).
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • STITCH EXPLANATION:
    • kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then knit through back of same st – 1 st increased.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • Four Rectangles are worked separately, then sewn together following a diagram to make the Afghan.
    • Each of the Rectangles is worked in sections for a patchwork look.

    • RECTANGLE I
    • Section I
    • With K, cast on 22 sts.
    • Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures about 14" (35.5 cm) from beg.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with D, 4 rows with E; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.
    • With D, pick up and k42 sts evenly spaced along one long side edge of Section I.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to E.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section II measures about 12" (30.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with I, 2 rows with A; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • With I, pick up and k57 sts evenly spaced along cast-on edge of Section I and side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to A.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section III measures about 11-1/2" (29 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • Section IV Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with F, 2 rows with G; rep from * for Section IV Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, pick up and k76 sts evenly spaced along rem side edge of Section I and side edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to F.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section IV measures about 6-1/2 (16.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • RECTANGLE II
    • Section I
    • Section I Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with F; rep from * for Section I Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, cast on 3 sts.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to F.
    • Increase Row (RS): K1, kfb, k to end of row – 4 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence, until you have 21 sts, end with a WS row as the last row you work.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 20 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with F, 4 rows with G; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with F, beg at Row 1 of Section I, pick up and k27 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal edge of Section I.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to G.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with G, 2 rows with H; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with G, pick up and k27 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to H.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • Section IV Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with A, 4 rows with H; rep from * for Section IV Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with A, pick up and k27 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to H.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section I and Section IV together.

    • Section V
    • Section V Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with D, 4 rows with E; rep from * for Section V Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with D, pick up and k39 sts evenly spaced along rem side edge of Section I.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to E.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section V measures about 11" (28 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VI
    • Section VI Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B; rep from * for Section VI Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with A, pick up and k72 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section V and rem edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to B.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section VI measures about 5" (12.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VII
    • Section VII Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C; rep from * for Section VII Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with B, pick up and k39 sts evenly spaced along rem edge of Section IV.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to C.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section VII measures about 8" (20.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VIII
    • Section VIII Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with K, 2 rows with H; rep from * for Section VIII Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with K, pick up and k33 sts evenly spaced along rem side edge of Section V.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to H.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section VIII measures about 8" (20.5 cm).
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section VII and Section VIII together.

    • RECTANGLE III
    • Section I
    • Section I Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B; rep from * for Section I Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, cast on 3 sts.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to B.
    • Increase Row (RS): K1, kfb, k to end of row – 4 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence, until you have 27 sts. End with a WS row as the last row you work.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with B, beg at Row 1 of Section I, pick up and k37 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal edge of Section I.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 36 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to C.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows H, 2 rows with C; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with H, pick up and k37 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to C.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 36 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • Section IV Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with A, 4 rows with H; rep from * for Section IV Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with A, pick up and k37 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 36 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to H.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section I and Section IV together.

    • Section V
    • Section V Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with E, 2 rows with D; rep from * for Section V Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with E, pick up and k54 sts evenly spaced along rem edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to D.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section V measures about 5" (12.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VI
    • From RS with A, pick up and k69 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section V and rem edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Continue in Garter st for 2-1/2" (6.5 cm).
    • Change to J.
    • With J, continue in Garter st for 2-1/2" (6.5 cm).
    • Change to K.
    • With K, continue in Garter st for 2-1/2" (6.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • RECTANGLE IV
    • Section I
    • Section I Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with H, 2 rows with I; rep from * for Section I Stripe Sequence.

    • With H, cast on 15 sts.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to I.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until piece measures about 16" (40.5 cm) from beg.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with A, 4 rows with J; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, pick up and k48 sts evenly spaced along one long side edge of Section I.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to J.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section II measures about 18" (45.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with F, 2 rows with G; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • With F, pick up and k54 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to G.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section III measures about 8" (20.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • With I, pick up and k24 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section III.
    • Continue in Garter st until Section IV measures about 5" (12.5 cm).
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section I and Section IV together.

    • FINISHING:
    • Following diagram, sew long sides of Rectangles together to make Afghan.
    • Weave in ends.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin(ning)
    • k = knit
    • k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
    • rem = remain(ing)
    • rep = repeat
    • RS = right side
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • tog = together

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Tonal, 3 balls: Night Sky (A)
  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Tonal, 1 ball each: Amethyst (B), Lavender (C), Forest (D), Fern (E), Royal Blue (F), Lapis (G), Denim (H), Burnt Orange (I), Plum (J), Raspberry (K) or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® knitting needles size 10.5 (6.5 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle

    • SIZE
    • About 49" x 49-1/2" (124.5 x 125.5 cm)

    • GAUGE:
    • 12 sts + 24 rows = about 4" (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row).
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • STITCH EXPLANATION:
    • kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then knit through back of same st – 1 st increased.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • Four Rectangles are worked separately, then sewn together following a diagram to make the Afghan.
    • Each of the Rectangles is worked in sections for a patchwork look.

    • RECTANGLE I
    • Section I
    • With K, cast on 22 sts.
    • Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures about 14" (35.5 cm) from beg.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with D, 4 rows with E; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.
    • With D, pick up and k42 sts evenly spaced along one long side edge of Section I.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to E.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section II measures about 12" (30.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with I, 2 rows with A; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • With I, pick up and k57 sts evenly spaced along cast-on edge of Section I and side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to A.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section III measures about 11-1/2" (29 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • Section IV Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with F, 2 rows with G; rep from * for Section IV Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, pick up and k76 sts evenly spaced along rem side edge of Section I and side edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to F.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section IV measures about 6-1/2 (16.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • RECTANGLE II
    • Section I
    • Section I Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with F; rep from * for Section I Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, cast on 3 sts.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to F.
    • Increase Row (RS): K1, kfb, k to end of row – 4 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence, until you have 21 sts, end with a WS row as the last row you work.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 20 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with F, 4 rows with G; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with F, beg at Row 1 of Section I, pick up and k27 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal edge of Section I.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to G.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with G, 2 rows with H; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with G, pick up and k27 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to H.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • Section IV Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with A, 4 rows with H; rep from * for Section IV Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with A, pick up and k27 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to H.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section I and Section IV together.

    • Section V
    • Section V Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with D, 4 rows with E; rep from * for Section V Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with D, pick up and k39 sts evenly spaced along rem side edge of Section I.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to E.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section V measures about 11" (28 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VI
    • Section VI Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B; rep from * for Section VI Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with A, pick up and k72 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section V and rem edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to B.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section VI measures about 5" (12.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VII
    • Section VII Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C; rep from * for Section VII Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with B, pick up and k39 sts evenly spaced along rem edge of Section IV.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to C.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section VII measures about 8" (20.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VIII
    • Section VIII Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with K, 2 rows with H; rep from * for Section VIII Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with K, pick up and k33 sts evenly spaced along rem side edge of Section V.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to H.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section VIII measures about 8" (20.5 cm).
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section VII and Section VIII together.

    • RECTANGLE III
    • Section I
    • Section I Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B; rep from * for Section I Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, cast on 3 sts.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to B.
    • Increase Row (RS): K1, kfb, k to end of row – 4 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence, until you have 27 sts. End with a WS row as the last row you work.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 26 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with B, beg at Row 1 of Section I, pick up and k37 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal edge of Section I.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 36 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to C.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows H, 2 rows with C; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with H, pick up and k37 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to C.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 36 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • Section IV Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with A, 4 rows with H; rep from * for Section IV Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with A, pick up and k37 sts evenly spaced along short diagonal side edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Decrease Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to end of row – 36 sts.
    • Next Row: Knit.
    • Change to H.
    • Rep last 2 rows and continue to change color following stripe sequence until 3 sts rem.
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section I and Section IV together.

    • Section V
    • Section V Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with E, 2 rows with D; rep from * for Section V Stripe Sequence.

    • From RS with E, pick up and k54 sts evenly spaced along rem edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to D.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change color following stripe sequence until Section V measures about 5" (12.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section VI
    • From RS with A, pick up and k69 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section V and rem edge of Section III.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Continue in Garter st for 2-1/2" (6.5 cm).
    • Change to J.
    • With J, continue in Garter st for 2-1/2" (6.5 cm).
    • Change to K.
    • With K, continue in Garter st for 2-1/2" (6.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • RECTANGLE IV
    • Section I
    • Section I Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with H, 2 rows with I; rep from * for Section I Stripe Sequence.

    • With H, cast on 15 sts.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to I.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until piece measures about 16" (40.5 cm) from beg.
    • Bind off.

    • Section II
    • Section II Stripe Sequence: *Work 4 rows with A, 4 rows with J; rep from * for Section II Stripe Sequence.

    • With A, pick up and k48 sts evenly spaced along one long side edge of Section I.
    • Knit 3 rows.
    • Change to J.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section II measures about 18" (45.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section III
    • Section III Stripe Sequence: *Work 2 rows with F, 2 rows with G; rep from * for Section III Stripe Sequence.

    • With F, pick up and k54 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section II.
    • Knit 1 row.
    • Change to G.
    • Continue in Garter st, continuing to change yarn color following stripe sequence until Section III measures about 8" (20.5 cm).
    • Bind off.

    • Section IV
    • With I, pick up and k24 sts evenly spaced along side edge of Section III.
    • Continue in Garter st until Section IV measures about 5" (12.5 cm).
    • Bind off.
    • Sew side edges of Section I and Section IV together.

    • FINISHING:
    • Following diagram, sew long sides of Rectangles together to make Afghan.
    • Weave in ends.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin(ning)
    • k = knit
    • k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
    • rem = remain(ing)
    • rep = repeat
    • RS = right side
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • tog = together