Fisherman Knit

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Fisherman Knit

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Rich traditional cable designs make this afghan an heirloom to treasure.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 47 x 54 ins [119.5 x 137 cm]
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Approx 47 x 54 ins [119.5 x 137 cm]

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Abbreviations

C3B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K1 from cable needle.

C3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K1, then K2 from cable needle.

Cr4F = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K1 from cable needle.

KB1 = Knit next stitch into back loop.

MB = [(K1. yfwd) twice. K1] all in next stitch. 5 sts. Turn. P5. Turn. ssk. K1. K2tog. Turn. P3. Turn. Sl1. K2tog. psso. 1 stitch remains. Bobble complete.

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MEASUREMENTS

Approx 47 x 54 ins [119.5 x 137 cm]

MATERIALS

Canadiana
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Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle.

GAUGE

 16 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

PANEL PAT A (Worked over 22 sts)
Foundation row: (RS). P6. (KB1. P1) twice. KB2. (P1. KB1) twice. P6.
1st row: K6. (PB1. K1) twice. PB2. (K1. PB1) twice. K6.
2nd row: P6. KB1. P1. KB1. MB. KB1. P1. KB1. P6.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: P5. (BC) 3 times. (FC) 3 times. P5.
5th and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
6th row: P4. (BC) 3 times. P2. (FC) 3 times. P4.
8th row: P3. (BC) 3 times. P4. (FC) 3 times. P3.
10th row: P2. (BC) 3 times. P6. (FC) 3 times. P2.
12th row: P1. (BC) 3 times. P8. (FC) 3 times. P1.
14th row: P1. MB. KB1. P10. KB1. MB. P1.
15th row: K1. (PB1. K1) twice. PB1. K10. (PB1. K1) twice. PB1. K1.
16th row: P1. (FC) 3 times. P8. (BC) 3 times. P1.
18th row: P2. (FC) 3 times. P6. (BC) 3 times. P2.
20th row: P3. (FC) 3 times. P4. (BC) 3 times. P3.
22nd row: P4. (FC) 3 times. P2. (BC) 3 times. P4.
24th row: P5. (FC) 3 times. (BC) 3 times. P5.
Last 24 rows form panel pat A.

PANEL PAT B (Worked over 42 sts)
Foundation row: (RS). P6. (KB1. P1) twice. KB2. (P1. KB1) twice. P10. (KB1. P1) twice. KB2. (P1. KB1) twice. P6.
1st row: K6. (PB1. K1) twice. PB2. (K1. PB1) twice. K10. (PB1. K1) twice. PB2. (K1. PB1) twice. K6.
2nd row: P6. KB1. P1. KB1. MB. KB1. P1. KB1. P10. KB1. P1. KB1. MB. KB1. P1. KB1. P6.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: P5. (BC) 3 times. (FC) 3 times. P8. (BC) 3 times. (FC) 3 times. P5.
5th and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
6th row: P4. (BC) 3 times. P2. (FC) 3 times. P6. (BC) 3 times. P2. (FC) 3 times. P4.
8th row: P3. (BC) 3 times. P4. (FC) 3 times. P4. (BC) 3 times. P4. (FC) 3 times. P3.
10th row: P2. *(BC) 3 times. P6. (FC) 3 times. P2. Rep from * once more.
12th row: P1. *(BC) 3 times. P8. (FC) 3 times. Rep from * once more. P1.
14th row: P1. MB. KB1. P10. KB1. P1. KB1. MB. KB1. P1. KB1. P10. KB1. MB. P1.
15th row: K1. *(PB1. K1) twice. PB1. K10. (PB1. K1) twice. PB1. Rep from * once more K1.
16th row: P1. *(FC) 3 times. P8. (BC) 3 times. Rep from * once more. P1.
18th row: P2. *(FC) 3 times. P6. (BC) 3 times. P2. Rep from * once more.
20th row: P3. (FC) 3 times. P4. (BC) 3 times. P4. (FC) 3 times. P4. (BC) 3 times. P3.
22nd row: P4. (FC) 3 times. P2. (BC) 3 times. P6. (FC) 3 times. P2. (BC) 3 times. P4.
24th row: P5. (FC) 3 times. (BC) 3 times. P8. (FC) 3 times. (BC) 3 times. P5.
Last 24 rows form panel pat B.

PANEL PAT C (Worked over 34 sts)
Foundation row: (RS). K1. *P2. K1. Rep from * to end of panel.
1st row: P1. *K2. P1. Rep from * to end of panel.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K1. Rep from * to end of panel.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: *Cr4. P2. Rep from * to last 4 sts. Cr4. 5th to 7th rows: As 1st to 3rd rows.
8th row: K1. P2. *Cr4. P2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Last 8 rows form panel pat C.

PANEL PAT D (Worked over 11 sts)
Foundation row: (RS). P3. K2. P1. K2. P3.
1st row: K3. P2. K1. P2. K3.
2nd row: P3. Cr5. P3.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: P2. C3B. P1. C3F. P2.
5th row: K2. P2. K3. P2. K2.
6th row: P1. C3B. P3. C3F. P1.
7th and 9th rows: K1. P2. K5. P2. K1.
8th row: P1. K2. P5. K2. P1.
10th row: P1. C3F. P3. C3B. P1.
11th row: K2. P2. K3. P2. K2.
12th row: P2. C3F. P1. C3B. P2.
Last 12 rows form panel pat D.
Cast on 238 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows: Foundation row: K4. **Work foundation row panel pat D. K4. Work foundation row panel pat A. K4. Work foundation row panel pat D.** K4. Work foundation row panel pat C. K4. Work foundation row panel pat B. K4. Work foundation row panel pat C. K4. Work from ** to ** once more. K4.
1st row: K4. **Work first row panel pat D. P4. Work first row panel pat A. P4. Work first row panel pat D.** P4. Work first row panel pat C. P4. Work first row panel pat B. P4. Work first row panel pat C. P4. Rep from ** to ** once more. K4.
2nd row: K4. **Work 2nd row panel pat D. K4. Work 2nd row panel pat A. K4. Work 2nd row panel pat D.** K4. Work 2nd row panel pat C. K4. Work 2nd row panel pat B. K4. Work 2nd row panel pat C. K4. Rep from ** to ** once more. K4.
Pat sts and panel pat are now in position.
Cont in pat, keeping 4 edge sts in garter st (knit every row) and 4 sts between panel pats in stocking st until work from beg measures approx 53 ins [134.5 cm] ending with 24th row of panel pat A. Work 3 more rows even in pat.
Cast off in pat.
Fringe: Cut 18 inch [45.5 cm] lengths of yarn. Taking 4 strands tog, knot into fringe on every 4th st across cast on and cast off ends. Trim fringe evenly.