Knitted Zig Zag Afghan Pattern #722-10

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This free pattern originally published by Columbia-Minerva Corporation as Columbia-Minerva Afghan Book, Volume 722.

Approximate Size: 50" x 70"

Materials Required:

Columbia-Minerva Nantuk 4 Ply Knitting Yarn
(Knitting Worsted Size-2 or 4 oz. skein)

Color 1-Dark Color-20 Oz.
Color 2-Medium Dark Color-16 Oz.
Color 3-Medium Light Color-16 Oz.
Color 4-Light Color-8 Oz.


Columbia-Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 Oz. skein)
Color 1-Dark Color-5 Skeins
Color 2-Medium Dark Color-4 Skeins
Color 3-Medium Light Color-4 Skeins
Color 4-Light Color-2 Skeins

Knitting Needles: 1 Pair "Boye" Size 8-10 inch

Gauge: 4 Sts. to 1 inch

Pattern Stitch: (36 Sts.)

Row 1-K 1, K 2 together, K 6, Y.O., K 1, Y.O., K 6, K 2 together 2 times, K 6, Y.O. K 1, Y.O., K 6, K 2 together, K 1.

Row 2-P.

Row 3-K.

Repeat these 3 rows for Pattern.

Afghan-One Strip: With Color 4 cast on 36 Sts. Work in Pattern St. for 78 P. ridges, bind off. Make 2 Strips with each of Colors 3, 2, and 1 (7 Strips).

To Join Strips: Having Color 4 Strip at center, sew Color 3 Strips at each side, then sew Color 2 Strips to Color 3 and Color 1 Strips to Color 2.

Fringe: With Color 1 wind yarn over a 4 inch cardboard. Cut loops at one end. Fold and knot 3 strands about ½ inch apart across each end of Afghan.