GETTING STARTED: Download the PDF for a set of portable project instructions. Read through all of the instructions before beginning. To change the size of your project, refer to the chart image above or in the PDF.
ABBREVIATIONS: bet – between; CO – cast on; dec – decrease; est – established; K – knit; K2tog – knit 2 together; rem – remaining; P – purl; pm – place marker; psso – pass slip stitch over; pu – pick up; RS – right side; sl – slip; st(s) – stitch(es); St st; stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row); WS – wrong side; yo – yarn over
- Size 9 Boye® Knitting Needles, or size required to knit to gauge
- Size G Boye® Crochet Hook
- Worsted Weight Yarn – 3.5 oz., (100 gr.), 286 yd. – 9 skeins
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GAUGE: Pattern St: 4 sts – 1".
PATTERN STITCH: Worked over a multiple of 10 sts plus 6.
Rows 1 and 2: Knit.
Row 3: K6, *yo once, k1; yo twice, k1; yo three times, 1; yo twice, k1; yo once, k6; repeat from * across.
Row 4: K across, dropping all yo to form elongated sts.
Rows 5 and 6: Knit.
Row 7: K1, repeat from * of Row 3, ending last repeat k1 instead of k6.
Row 8: Repeat Row 4.
Repeat these 8 rows for Pattern st.
Worked from side to side. Cast on 226 sts. Start with Row 1 and work even in pattern. Work to approximately 45" from beginning, ending with Row 2 or 6 of pattern. Bind off all sts knit wise.
FINISHING – FRINGE:
Worked along short ends of afghan. For each fringe cut 4 strands of yarn, each 15" long. Fold the 4 strands in half to form a loop. Insert crochet hook in st from wrong side and draw loop through. Pass all loose ends through loop and knot. Begin a fringe in each corner and space approximately 1" apart along each short end. Trim fringe.