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Log Cabin Squares

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This beautiful afghan knit in Patons Decor features log cabin squares in three coordinating shades.

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Single Size
Approx 41 x 66 ins [104 x 167 cm]
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Approx 41 x 66 ins [104 x 167 cm]

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 5/3.75mm
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Abbreviations

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurement
Approx 41 x 66 ins [104 x 167 cm]

MATERIALS

Cabin Squares
Decor
Main Color (MC) () 5
Contrast A () 4
Contrast B () 7
Size 4½ mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 3¾ mm (U.S. 5) circular needle 90 cm long.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

Strip A (make 4)

With B and 4½ mm needles cast on 26 sts.
1st row: (Right side). P2. Knit to last 2 sts. P2.
2nd row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row: P2. K2. P18. K2. P2.
4th row: K2. P2. K18. P2. K2.
5th row: P2. K18. P2. K2. P2.
6th row: K2. P2. K2. P18. K2.
7th row: P2. K2. P14. (K2. P2) twice.
8th row: (K2. P2) twice. K14. P2. K2.
9th row: P2. K2. P2. K10. P2. (K2. P2) twice.
10th row: (K2. P2) twice. K2. P10. K2. P2. K2.
11th row: (P2. K2) twice. P6. (K2. P2) 3 times.
12th row: (K2. P2) 3 times. K6. (P2. K2) twice.
13th row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
14th row: *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
15th row: (P2. K2) 3 times. P6. (K2. P2) twice.
16th row: (K2. P2) twice. K6. (P2. K2) 3 times.
17th row: (P2. K2) twice. P2. K10. P2. K2. P2.
18th row: K2. P2. K2. P10. (K2. P2) twice. K2.
19th row: (P2. K2) twice. P14. K2. P2.
20th row: K2. P2. K14. (P2. K2) twice.
21st row: P2. K2. P2. K18. P2.
22nd row: K2. P18. K2. P2. K2.
23rd row: As 3rd row.
24th row: As 4th row.
25th row: As 1st row.
26th row: As 2nd row. Break B.
27th to 52nd rows: With A, rep 1st to 26th rows once more. Break A.
53rd to 78th rows: With B, rep 1st to 26th rows once more. Break B.
79th to 104th rows: With MC, rep 1st to 26th rows once more. Break MC.
These 104 rows form pat.
Rep last 104 rows once more.
With B, rep 1st to 26th rows once more.
With A, rep 1st to 26th rows once more.
With B, rep 1st to 26th rows once more.
Cast off.

Strip B (make 3)
1st to 26th rows: With MC and 4½ mm needles work 1st to 26th rows as given for strip A. Break MC.
27th to 52nd rows:With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break B.
53rd to 78th rows:With A, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break A.
79th to 104th rows:With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break B.
These 104 rows form pat.
Rep last 104 rows once more.
With MC, work 1st to 26th rows once more.
With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more.
With A, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Cast off.

Strip C (make 3)
1st to 26th rows: With B and 4½ mm needles work 1st to 26th rows as given for strip A. Break B.
27th to 52nd rows: With MC, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break MC.
53rd to 78th rows: With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break B.
79th to 104th rows: With A, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break A.
These 104 rows form pat.
Rep last 104 rows once more.
With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more.
With MC, work 1st to 26th rows once more.
With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Cast off.

Strip D (make 3)
1st to 26th rows: With A and 4½ mm needles work 1st to 26th rows as given for strip A. Break A.
27th to 52nd rows:With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break B.
53rd to 78th rows:With MC, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break MC.
79th to 104th rows: With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Break B.
These 104 rows form pat.
Rep last 104 rows once more.
With A, work 1st to 26th rows once more.
With B, work 1st to 26th rows once more.
With MC, work 1st to 26th rows once more. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew strips tog as shown in Diagram.
Top and Bottom edging: With MC, circular needle and right side of work facing pick up and knit 278 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, work 4 rows in garter st (knit every row). Cast off.
Side edging: With MC, circular needle and right side of work facing pick up and knit 241 sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle work 4 rows in garter st. Cast off.
Fringe: Cut 18 ins [45.5 cm] lengths of MC. Taking 8 strands tog, knot into fringe evenly across ends of throw. For second row of fringe, take 4 strands from each of 2 sections and knot tog approx 1½ ins [4 cm] from first knot. Trim fringe evenly.