Awning Stripes

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Awning Stripes

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This blanket features wide stripes and tassels reminiscent of a store awning. Shown in Patons Decor.

Single Size
Approx. 50 x 65 ins [127 x 166.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $58.27

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Size:

  • Single Size
Measurement:
Approx. 50 x 65 ins [127 x 166.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Decor | Taupe, 87631Edit Color
$54.32

Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Contrast C

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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The materials for this project cost $58.27

Abbreviations

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

psso = pass slipped stitch over

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurement:
Approx. 50 x 65 ins [127 x 166.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) Taupe (87631) 8
Contrast A () 4
Contrast B () 2
Contrast C () 4
Size 4½ mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

19 sts and 38 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Strips (With MC, make 4. With A, make 2. With C, make 2. With B, make 1.)

Cast on 1 st.
1st row: (Wrong Side). Inc 1.
2nd row: K1. Inc 1. 3 sts.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: K1. Inc 1. K1. 4 sts.
5th row: K1. Inc 1. K2. 5 sts.
6th row: K1. Inc 1. K1. Inc 1. K1. 7 sts.
7th and alt rows: Knit.
8th row: K1. Inc 1. K3. Inc 1. K1. 9 sts.
Cont in this manner inc to 27 sts.
Cont in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg measures approx. 62½ ins [158.5 cm] ending with right side facing for next row.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K21. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. 25 sts.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K19. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. 23 sts.
Next row: Knit.
Cont in this manner dec to 2 sts on needle. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew strips together using a flat seam.
Tassels: (With MC, make 8. With A, make 4. With C, make 4. With B, make 2.) Cut a piece of cardboard 8 ins [20.5 cm] wide. Wind yarn around cardboard 40 times. Break yarn leaving a long end and thread end through a needle. Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn 7 times tightly around loops 1¼ ins [4 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly. Sew tassels to each end of strip as illustrated.