Country Quilt

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Country Quilt

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Textured and graphic squares combine for a country-quilt effect in this charming afghan. Shown in Patons Decor.

Single Size
Approx 36 x 55 ins [91.5 x 139 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $63.81

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Measurements:
Approx 36 x 55 ins [91.5 x 139 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Decor | Aran, 87602Edit Color
$54.32

Contrast A

Decor | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
$9.49
The materials for this project cost $63.81

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

K = knit

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements:
Approx 36 x 55 ins [91.5 x 139 cm]

MATERIALS

Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) Aran (87602) 8
Contrast A () 3
Size 4 1/2 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long for edging or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Note: To change colors, twist the two colors around each other where they meet on wrong side, to avoid a hole.

Square A (make 12)
With MC, cast on 35 sts.
Work in garter st (knit every row) for 69 rows.
Cast off knitways.

Square B (make 2)
(With A, cast on 7 sts. With MC, cast on 7 sts) twice. With A, cast on 7 sts. 35 sts.
1st row: (Wrong side). (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K7.
2nd row:With A, K6. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. Join MC, K1.
3rd row:With MC, K1. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K6.
4th row:With A, K5. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K2.
5th row:With MC, K2. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K5.
6th row:With A, K4. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K3.
7th row:With MC, K3. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K4.
8th row:With A, K3. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K4.
9th row:With MC, K4. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K3.
10th row:With A, K2. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K5.
11th row:With MC, K5. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K2.
12th row:With A, K1. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K6.
13th row:With MC, K6. (With A, K7, With MC, K7) twice. With A, K1.
14th row: (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K7.
15th row: As 14th row.
16th row:With MC, K6. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. Join A, K1.
17th row:With A, K1. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K6.
18th row:With MC, K5. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K2.
19th row:With A, K2. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K5.
20th row:With MC, K4. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K3.
21st row:With A, K3. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K4.
22nd row:With MC, K3. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K4.
23rd row:With A, K4. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K3.
24th row:With MC, K2. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K5.
25th row:With A, K5. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K2.
26th row:With MC, K1. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K6.
27th row:With A, K6. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K1.
28th row: As 1st row.
These 28 rows form pat.
Rep these 28 rows once more, then 1st to 13th rows once more. Cast off.

Square C (make 2)
(With A, cast on 7 sts. With MC, cast on 7 sts) twice. With A, cast on 7 sts. 35 sts.
1st row: (Wrong side). (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K7.
2nd row: Join MC, K1. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K6.
3rd row:With A, K6. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. Join MC, K1.
4th row:With MC, K2. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K5.
5th row:With A, K5. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K2.
6th row: With MC, K3. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K4.
7th row:With A, K4. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K3.
8th row:With MC, K4. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K3.
9th row:With A, K3. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K4.
10th row:With MC, K5. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K2.
11th row:With A, K2. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K5.
12th row:With MC, K6. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K1.
13th row:With A, K1. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K6.
14th row: (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K7.
15th row: As 14th row.
16th row: Join A, K1. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K6.
17th row:With MC, K6. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K1.
18th row:With A, K2. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K5.
19th row:With MC, K5. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K2.
20th row:With A, K3. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K4.
21st row:With MC, K4. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K3.
22nd row:With A, K4. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K3.
23rd row:With MC, K3. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K4.
24th row:With A, K5. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K2.
25th row:With MC, K2. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K5.
26th row:With A, K6. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice. With MC, K1.
27th row:With MC, K1. (With A, K7. With MC, K7) twice. With A, K6.
28th row:With A, K7. (With MC, K7. With A, K7) twice.
These 28 rows form pat.
Rep these 28 rows once more, then 1st to 13th rows once more. Cast off.

Square D (make 5)
With A, cast on 35 sts.
1st row: (Wrong side). With A, K17. Join MC, K1. With A, K17.
2nd row: With A, K16. With MC, K3. With A, K16.
3rd row: As 2nd row.
4th row:With A, K15. With MC, K5. With A, K15.
5th row: As 4th row.
6th row:With A, K14. With MC, K7. With A, K14.
7th row: As 6th row.
8th row:With A, K13. With MC, K9. With A, K13.
9th row: As 8th row.
10th row:With A, K12. With MC, K11. With A, K12.
11th row: As 10th row.
12th to 34th rows: Cont in this manner, taking 1 st more in MC on either side each alt row, until all sts are worked in MC.
36th row:With A, K1. With MC, K33. With A, K1.
37th row: As 36th row.
38th row:With A, K2. With MC, K31. With A, K2.
39th row: As 38th row.
40th row:With A, K3. With MC, K29. With A, K3.
41st row: As 40th row.
42nd row:With A, K4. With MC, K27. With A, K4.
43rd row: As 42nd row.
44th to 68th rows: Cont in this manner, having 1 st less in MC on either side each alt row, until 1 st in MC remains in centre. With A, cast off.

Square E (make 4)
With MC, cast on 35 sts.
1st row: (Wrong side). Join A, K1. With MC, K33. Join A, K1.
2nd row:With A, K2. With MC, K31. With A, K2.
3rd row: As 2nd row.
4th row:With A, K3. With MC, K29. With A, K3.
5th row: As 4th row.
6th row:With A, K4. With MC, K27. With A, K4.
7th row: As 6th row.
8th to 32nd rows: Cont in this manner, having 1 st more in A on either side each alt row, until 1 st in MC remains in centre.
33rd row:With A, K17. With MC, K1. With A, K17.
34th row:With A, K16. With MC, K3. With A K16.
35th row: As 34th row.
36th row:With A, K15. With MC, K5. With A, K15.
37th row: As 36th row.
38th row:With A, K14. With MC, K7. With A, K14.
39th row: As 38th row.
40th row:With A, K13. With MC, K9. With A, K13.
41st row: As 40th row.
42nd to 66th rows: Cont in this manner, taking 1 st more in A on either side each alt row, until all sts are worked in A. Cast off.
Bottom and Top Band:
With MC and circular needle, cast on 180 sts. Do not join.
Work 15 rows in garter st.
With A, work 10 rows in garter st.
With MC, work 10 rows in garter st.
Rep last 20 rows once more.
With A, work 10 rows in garter st. Break A.
With MC, work 16 rows in garter st. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew squares tog as shown in Diagram.
Side edging:With MC, circular needle and right side of work facing pick up and knit 164 sts along side of squares. Work 3 rows in garter st. Cast off.
Sew cast off edges of Bottom and Top Bands in position as shown in Diagram.