Blue and White Afghan | Number 742-11 | Afghan Pattern

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This free pattern originally published by Columbia Minerva as Afghans by Columbia Minerva , Volume No. 742.

Approximate Size: 48" x 68"

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

Columbia-Minerva Nantuk 4 ply Knitting Yarn (Knitting Worsted size-2 or 4 oz skein)-24 ounces of Dark Color and 16 ounces of Light Color
OR
Columbia-Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 oz skein)-6 skeins of Dark Color and 4 skeins of Light Color

KEY TO COLORS ILLUSTRATED:

Knitting
Worsted
Nantuk
4 ply
Dark Color-Blue
#5024
#5245
Light Color-White
#5000
#5207

Knitting Needles: 1 pair "Boye" Size 10 ½, 1 cable needle and 1 "Hiawatha" blunt end tapestry needle

Gauge: Each panel measures 9 ½ inches in width

PATTERN STITCH: Cast on 42 sts. Row 1-K 5, P 5, K 2 tog, K 3, yo (wrapping yarn around needle), P 2, K 8, P 2, yo, K 3, sl 1, K 1, psso, P 5, K 5. Row 2-K 10, P 5, K 2, P 8, K 2, P 5, K 10. Row 3-K 5, P 4, K 2 tog, K 3, yo, K 1, P 2, K 8, P 2, K 1, yo, K 3, sl 1, K 1, psso, P 4, K 5. Row 4-K 9, P 6, K 2, P 8, K 2, P 6, K 9. Row 5-K 5, P 3, K 2 tog, K 3, yo, K 2, P 2, K 8, P 2, K 2, yo, K 3, sl 1, K 1, psso, P 3, K 5. Row 6-K 8, P 7, K 2, P 8, K 2, P 7, K 8. Row 7-K 5, P 2, K 2 tog, K 3, yo, K 3, P 2, K 8, P 2, K 3, yo, K 3, sl 1, K 1, psso, P 2, K 5. Row 8-K 7, P 8, K 2, P 8, K 2, P 8, K 7. Row 9-K 5, P 1, K 2 tog, K 3, yo, K 4, P 2, sl next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, K 4, then K the 4 sts from cable needle, P 2, K 4, yo, K 3, sl 1, K 1, psso, P 1, K 5. Row 10-K 6, P 9, K 2, P 8, K 2, P 9, K 6. Repeat pat from Row 1.

AFGHAN: One Panel - Cast on 42 sts. Work in pat st until there are 38 cable crossings, then repeat Rows 1 through 8, bind off. Make 3 panels with Dark Color and 2 with Light Color.

TO JOIN: Sew panels tog on wrong side of work, alternating colors.

FRINGE: Wind Light Color yarn over a 6 inch cardboard. Cut yarn at one end. Fold and knot 12 strands in each eyelet and at center cable of each Dark Color strip. With Dark Color knot Fringe in each Light Color strip in same manner.


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