Graphic Gridwork Afghan

Home | Bernat | Patterns | Graphic Gridwork Afghan
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Pinterest Email this page Print this page

Graphic Gridwork Afghan

Free Pattern
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Rate this pattern

Add a modern touch to your home with this Graphic Gridwork Afghan featuring pop color accents.

Size

Single Size
Approx 47" x 56" [119.5 x 142 cm].
Approx 18" [45.5 cm] square.
Download Pattern
Help

Customize your kit

The materials for this project cost $68.33

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Afghan:
Approx 47" x 56" [119.5 x 142 cm].
Pillow:
Approx 18" [45.5 cm] square.

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Mushroom, 53009Edit Color
$19.96

Contrast A

Super Value | Natural, 07414Edit Color
$19.96

Contrast B

Super Value | Peony Pink, 53417Edit Color
$14.97

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
$9.49

Materials not included in this kit:

18" [45.5 cm] square pillow form.

The materials for this project cost $68.33

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Afghan:
Approx 47" x 56" [119.5 x 142 cm].
Pillow:
Approx 18" [45.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Afghan and Pillow
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Mushroom (53009) 4
Contrast A Natural (07414) 4
Contrast B Peony Pink (53417) 3
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) knitting needles. Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 18" [45.5 cm] square pillow form.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Use separate balls of colors for each separate area of color in the design. To change colors, wind the 2 colors around each other where they meet, on WS to avoid a hole.

AFGHAN
PANEL A (make 3)
With A, cast on 10 sts. With MC, cast on 20 sts.
With A, cast on 10 sts. 40 sts.
1st row: (RS). With A, K10. With MC, K20. With A, K10.
2nd row: With A, P10. With MC, P20. With A, P10.
3rd to 8th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
9th row: With A, K10. With MC, K5. With B, K10. With MC, K5. With A, K10.
10th row: With A, P10. With MC, P5. With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With MC, P5. With A, P10.
11th row: With A, K10. With MC, K5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times. With MC, K5. With A, K10.
12th to 23rd rows: Rep 10th and 11th rows 6 times more.
24th row: As 10th row.
25th to 32nd rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 4 times more.
33rd row: With A, K15. With MC, K10. With A, K15.
34th row: With A, P15. With MC, P10. With A, P15.
35th to 40th rows: As 33rd and 34th rows 3 times more.
41st row: With B, K10. With A, K5. With MC, K10. With A, K5. With B, K10.
42nd row: With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With A, P5. With MC, P10. With A, P5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times.
43rd row: With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With A, K5. With MC, K10. With A, K5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times.
44th to 55th rows: Rep 42nd and 43rd rows 6 times more.
56th row: As 42nd row.
57th to 64th rows: Rep 33rd and 34th rows 4 times more.
Rep last 64 rows 5 times more. Cast off.

PANEL B (make 4)
With MC, cast on 20 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd to 8th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
9th row: With MC, K5. With B, K10. With MC, K5.
10th row: With MC, P5. With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With MC, P5.
11th row: With MC, K5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times. With MC, K5.
12th to 23rd rows: Rep 10th and 11th rows 6 times more.
24th row: As 10th row.
25th to 32nd rows: With MC, rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
33rd row: With A, K5. With MC, K10. With A, K5.
34th row: With A, P5. With MC, P10. With A, P5.
35th to 64th rows: Rep 33rd and 34th rows 15 times more.
Rep last 64 rows 5 times more. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew Panels tog as follows:
(Panel B. Panel A) 3 times. Panel B, taking care to match pattern placement (see diagram on page 3).

Top and Bottom edging: With RS facing, MC and circular needle, pick up and knit 181 sts evenly across top edge of Afghan. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1. Rep last row for Seed St Pat 4 times more. Cast off in pat.
Rep across bottom edge of Afghan.

Side edging: With RS facing, MC and circular needle, pick up and knit 219 sts evenly across side edge of Afghan. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1. Rep last row for Seed St Pat 4 times more. Cast off in pat.
Rep across opposite side of Afghan.

 

PILLOW
PANEL A (make 2)
With A, cast on 10 sts. With MC, cast on 20 sts. With A, cast on 10 sts. 40 sts.
1st row: (RS). With A, K10. With MC, K20. With A, K10.
2nd row: With A, P10. With MC, P20. With A, P10.
3rd to 8th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
9th row: With A, K10. With MC, K5. With B, K10. With MC, K5. With A, K10.
10th row: With A, P10. With MC, P5. With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With MC, P5. With A, P10.
11th row: With A, K10. With MC, K5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times. With MC, K5. With A, K10.
12th to 23rd rows: Rep 10th and 11th rows 6 times more.
24th row: As 10th row.
25th to 32nd rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 4 times more.
33rd row: With A, K15. With MC, K10. With A, K15.
34th row: With A, P15. With MC, P10. With A, P15.
35th to 40th rows: As 33rd and 34th rows 3 times more.
41st row: With B, K10. With A, K5. With MC, K10. With A, K5. With B, K10.
42nd row: With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With A, P5. With MC, P10. With A, P5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times.
43rd row: With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With A, K5. With MC, K10. With A, K5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times.
44th to 55th rows: Rep 42nd and 43rd rows 6 times more.
56th row: As 42nd row.
57th to 64th rows: Rep 33rd and 34th rows 4 times more.
65th to 96th rows: Rep 1st to 32nd rows.
Cast off.

PANEL B (make 4)
With MC, cast on 20 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd to 8th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
9th row: With MC, K5. With B, K10. With MC, K5.
10th row: With MC, P5. With B, (K1. P1) 5 times. With MC, P5.
11th row: With MC, K5. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times. With MC, K5.
12th to 23rd rows: Rep 10th and 11th rows 6 times more.
24th row: As 10th row.
25th to 32nd rows: With MC, rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
33rd row: With A, K5. With MC, K10. With A, K5.
34th row: With A, P5. With MC, P10. With A, P5.
35th to 64th rows: Rep 33rd and 34th rows 15 times more.
65th to 96th rows: Rep 1st to 32nd rows.
Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew Panels tog for Front as follows: Panel B. Panel A. Panel B.
Rep for Back (see diagram on page 3).

FINISHING
Sew 3 sides of Front and Back tog. Insert pillow form. Sew rem side closed.