Rosebud Afghan | Number 742-8 | Afghan Pattern

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

Approximate Size: 51" x 69"

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

Columbia-Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 oz skein)-14 skeins of Main Color (MC)-Light Green # 5027
OR
Columbia-Minerva Nantuk 4 ply Knitting Yarn (Knitting Worsted size-2 or 4 oz skein)-56 ounces of Main Color (MC)-Light Green #5201
AND
4 ozs in each of the following colors for Duplicate Stitch embroidery.

KEY TO COLORS ILLUSTRATED:

Knitting
Worsted
Nantuk
4 ply
Light Green
#5084
#5258
Dark Green
#5086
#5260
Light Rose
#5065
#5250
Medium Rose
#5013
#5252
Dark Rose
#5015
#5208

Knitting Needles: 1 pair "Boye" Size 1 0, 1 cable needle, 1 Steel Crochet Hook Size 2 and 1 "Hiawatha" blunt end tapestry needle
Knitting Chart

Gauge: 4 ½ sts to 1 inch; 11 rows to 2 inches

PATTERN STITCH: With MC cast on 51 sts. Row 1-(Right side of work), P 1, sl next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, K 4, then K the 4 sts from cable needle (cable twist), P 33, twist cable on next 8 sts, P 1. Rows 2, 4 and 6-K 1, P 8, K 33, P 8, K 1. Rows 3 and 5-P 1, K 8, P 33, K 8, P 1. Row 7-P 1, K 8, P 15, start diamond on next 3 sts as follows: K in front of 2nd st, K in front of 3rd st, then K in front of first st, sl these 3 sts off left-hand needle, P 15, K 8, P 1. Row 8-K 1, P 8, K 15, P 3, K 15, P 8, K 1. Row 9-P 1, K 8, P 14, K in front of 2nd st, K first st (front twist), K 1, K in back of 2nd st, K first st (back twist), P 14, K 8, P 1. Row 10-K 1, P 8, K 14, P 5, K 14, P 8, K 1. Row 11-P 1, twist cable on next 8 sts, P 13, front twist next 2 sts, K 3, back twist next 2 sts, P 13, twist cable on next 8 sts, P 1. Row 12-K 1, P 8, K 13, P 7, K 13, P 8, K 1. Row 13-P 1, K 8 (cable section), P across to within 1 st of K section at center (diamond), front twist next 2 sts, K to within last st of diamond, back twist next 2 sts, P across to cable section, K 8, P 1. Row 14-Work sts as they face you on needle as follows: K 1, P 8, K to diamond, P these sts, K to cable section, P 8, K 1. Repeat Rows 13 and 14 until there are 27 sts in diamond on Row 32, AT THE SAME TIME twisting cables in cable section every 10th row. Row 33-P 1, K 8, P 3, P in back of 2nd st, K first st (P back twist), K 23, K in front of 2nd st, P first st (P front twist), P 3, K 8, P 1. Row 34-K 1, P 8, K 4, P 25, K 4, P 8, K 1. Row 35-P 1, K 8, P to start of diamond, P back twist next 2 sts, K to within last 2 sts of diamond, P front twist, P to cable section, K 8, P 1. Row 36-Work sts as they face you on needle as follows: K 1, P 8, K to diamond section, P sts of diamond, K to cable section, P 8, K 1. Repeat Rows 35 and 36 until 3 sts rem in diamond on Row 55. Row 56-K 1, P 8, K 15, P the 3rd, 2nd, then 1st sts, K 15, P 8, K 1.

AFGHAN: Panels 1, 3 and 5-With MC cast on 51 sts. Work Rows 1 through 56 of pat st, then repeat Rows 3 and 2 for 16 rows. Continue in this manner, twisting cables in cable section every 10th row and working 16 rows between each diamond until there are 6 diamonds in all. Work 5 rows, ending with a cable twist, bind off.

Panels 2 and 4-Work in same manner as Panels 1, 3 and 5, working 40 rows before starting 1st diamond. Work 5 diamonds, 16 rows apart, ending panel with 38 rows and a cable twist. Bind off.

TO EMBROIDER: Block panels. Follow chart (see below), working design in duplicate st. For Panel No. 1 embroider design in each diamond, holding chart with stem of rose facing upwards to right. For Panel No. 5 embroider design in each diamond, holding chart with stem of rose facing downward to left. For Panel No. 2 embroider design in each diamond, holding chart with stem of rose facing downward to right. For Panel No. 4 reverse chart for Panel No. 2. For Panel No. 3 (center panel), follow chart for Panels 2 and 4, alternating direction of design.

TO JOIN: Sew panels tog, matching cable twists. With MC work 1 row of sc around entire Afghan.

FRINGE: Wind MC over a 7 ½ inch cardboard. Fold and knot 6 strands in first, then about every 5th st across each end of Afghan. Divide strands and knot again. Divide strands and work another row of knots.


Other great patterns from Afghans by Columbia Minerva, Volume 742:

Knitting Patterns

Plaid Afghan
Feather and Fan Afghan
Rosebud Afghan
Red and White Striped Afghan
Blue and White Afghan
Leaf Pattern Afghan
Garter Stitch Afghan
Knitted Striped Afghan

Crochet Patterns

Rose Afghan
Crocheted Striped Afghan
Flower and Fruit Afghan
Crocheted Ripple Afghan
Patchwork Afghan
Daisy Afghan
Two Tone Block Afghan
Black Afghan with Roses
Loop Stitch Motif Afghan

Comments

Where is the embroidery chart????

Click the link that says "Knitting Chart" and it will open up in a new tab.