Multi Strand Afghan

Home | Patons | Patterns | Multi Strand Afghan
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Pinterest Email this page Print this page

Multi Strand Afghan

Free Pattern
0
No votes yet
Rate this pattern

A fast and fabulous fluffy afghan knit quickly on big needles with 3 strands of yarn held together. Approx. 48" (122 cm) x 60" (152.5 cm). Made in Patons Shetland Chunky and Patons Divine. 15mm (US 19) circular needle 36" (90 cm) long.

Single Size
Download Pattern
Help

Customize your kit

The materials for this project cost $69.16

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

Version

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Shetland Chunky | High Plains Variegated, 78609Edit Color
$29.16

Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 19/15mm
$20.00

Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 32"

Size 19/15mm
$20.00

Materials not included in this kit:

Cardboard

The materials for this project cost $69.16

Abbreviations

cm = centimeter(s)

g = gram(s)

K = knit

mm = millimeter(s)

oz = ounce(s)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

MATERIALS

Afghan
Patons Shetland Chunky (100 g/3.5 oz;136 m/148 yds)
Main Color (MC) High Plains Variegated (78609) 4
Patons Divine (100 g/3.5 oz;129 m/142 yds)
Contrast A Deep Earth (72013) 4
Contrast B Soft Earth (72011) 4

GAUGE

6 sts and 9 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st using 3 strands of yarn together.

INSTRUCTIONS

With 3 strands of yarn together, cast on 60 sts.
Working back and forth across needle in rows: Knit 5 rows (garter stitch), noting 1st row is WS.
Next row: (RS). Knit
Next row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.
Rep last 2 rows for stocking st until Afghan measures 59 ins [150 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Knit 5 rows. Cast off.

Tassel: (make 4)
Cut a piece of cardboard 5 ins [12.5 cm] wide. Wind all 3 strands of yarn around cardboard 8 times. Break yarn, leaving a long end and thread through a tapestry needle. Slip needle through all loops on the cardboard and tie tightly at one end. Slip off cardboard and wind yarn several times around the loops ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Draw needle through top and sew tassel in position. Cut through other fold and trim evenly.