Boldly Colored Plaid

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Boldly Colored Plaid

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A bright and fun plaid pattern makes this a great throw for everyday.

Measurements

Single Size
Afghan: Approx 43 x 56 ins [109.5 x 142 cm]. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $15.98

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Size:

  • Single Size

Afghan: Approx 43 x 56 ins [109.5 x 142 cm]. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.

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Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

16 ins [40.5 cm] square pillow form.

The materials for this project cost $15.98

Abbreviations

K1B = Knit into next stitch 1 row below.

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Afghan: Approx 43 x 56 ins [109.5 x 142 cm]. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Afghan
Patons Canadiana
Main Color (MC) () 5
Contrast A () 3
Contrast B () 3
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long.
Pillow
Patons Canadiana
Main Color (MC) () 2
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B () 1
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long. 16 ins [40.5 cm] square pillow form.
Afghan and Pillow
Patons Canadiana
Main Color (MC) () 7
Contrast A () 4
Contrast B () 4
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long. 16 ins [40.5 cm] square pillow form.

GAUGE

14 sts and 44 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

AFGHAN
STRIP 1
(make 3)
With MC, cast on 21 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K1. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: K2. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th to 44th rows: As 1st to 4th rows 10 times more.
45th row: With MC, knit.
46th row: With A, as 2nd row.
47th row: With A, knit.
48th row: With MC, as 4th row.
49th to 88th rows: As 45th to 48th rows 10 times more.
89th row: With MC, knit.
90th row: With B, as 2nd row.
91st row: With B, knit.
92nd row: With MC, as 4th row.
93rd to 132nd rows: As 89th to 92nd rows 10 times more.
Rep last 132 rows twice more ending with WS facing for next row. Cast off knitways.

STRIP 2 (make 2)
With MC, cast on 21 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: With A, K1. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: With A, knit.
4th row: With MC, K2. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th to 44th rows: As 1st to 4th rows 10 times more.
45th row: With A, knit.
46th row: With A, as 2nd row.
47th row: With A, knit.
48th row: With A, as 4th row.
49th to 88th rows: As 45th to 48th rows 10 times more.
89th row: With A, knit.
90th row: With B, as 2nd row.
91st row: With B, knit.
92nd row: With A, as 4th row.
93rd to 132nd rows: As 89th to 92nd rows 10 times more.
Rep last 132 rows twice more ending with WS facing for next row. Cast off knitways.

STRIP 3 (make 2)
With MC, cast on 21 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: With B, K1. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: With B, knit.
4th row: With MC, K2. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th to 44th rows: As 1st to 4th rows 10 times more.
45th row: With B, knit.
46th row: With A, as 2nd row.
47th row: With A, knit.
48th row: With B, as 4th row.
49th to 88th rows: As 45th to 48th rows 10 times more.
89th row: With B, knit.
90th row: With B, as 2nd row.
91st row: With B, knit.
92nd row: With B, as 4th row.
93rd to 132nd rows: As 89th to 92nd rows 10 times more.
Rep last 132 rows twice more ending with WS facing for next row. Cast off knitways.
Sew strips tog as shown in Strip Diagram.
Side edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and MC, pick up and knit 198 sts along side edge of Afghan.
**Next row: (WS). Knit.
Next row: With B, as 2nd row of Stripe I.
Next row: With B, knit.
Next row: With MC, knit. Cast off knitways (WS).**
Top and bottom edging: With RS of work facing, circular needle and MC, pick up and knit 159 sts along top edge of Afghan.
Work from ** to ** as given for side edging. Rep along bottom edge.

PILLOW
FRONT

STRIP 1 (make 1)
With B, cast on 29 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K1. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to
end of row.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: K2. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th to 64th rows: As 1st to 4th rows 15 times more.
65th row: With MC, knit.
66th row: With B, as 2nd row.
67th row: With B, knit.
68th row: With MC, as 4th row.
69th to 128th rows: As 65th to 68th rows 15 times more.
Cast off knitways (WS).

STRIP 2 (make 1)
With B, cast on 29 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: With A, K1. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: With A, knit.
4th row: With B, K2. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th to 64th rows: As 1st to 4th rows 15 times more.
65th row: With A, knit.
66th row: With MC, as 2nd row.
67th row: With MC, knit.
68th row: With A, as 4th row.
69th to 128th rows: As 65th to 68th rows 15 times more.
Cast off knitways (WS).
Sew strips tog using flat seam as illustrated.

BACK
With MC, cast on 59 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K1. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: K2. *K1B. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep these 4 rows 31 times more. Cast off knitways (WS).
Sew Front and Back tog leaving one side open to insert pillow form. Insert pillow form. Sew opening closed.