Multi Strand Afghan

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Multi Strand Afghan

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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.

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Main Color (MC)

Shetland Chunky | High Plains Variegated, 78609Edit Color

Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 19/15mm

Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 32"

Size 19/15mm

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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



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 () 4
Contrast B Soft Earth () 4


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


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.