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Mystery Afghan Knit-Along

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Download the pattern for Bernat's first Mystery Afghan Knit-Along. Each clue develops in difficulty to develop and practice your knitting skills.

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42 x 50 ins [106.5 x 127 cm].
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42 x 50 ins [106.5 x 127 cm].

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Contrast A

Satin | Silk, 04007Edit Color
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Contrast B

Satin | Camel, 04010Edit Color
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Contrast C

Satin | Banana, 04615Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

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The materials for this project cost $48.34

Abbreviations

C6B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

C6F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

K1tbl = Knit next stitch through back of loop

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of 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.

P1tbl = Purl next stitch through back of loop.

Sl3 = Slip next 3 stitches purlwise with yarn at RS of work.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

T3B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.

T3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.

T4B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then P1 from cable needle.

T4F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K3 from cable needle.

T5B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1, K2 from cable needle.

Tw2R = Knit into front of 2nd stitch on left-hand needle without slipping stitch off needle, then knit into front of 1st stitch and slip both stitches off needle together.

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

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42 x 50 ins [106.5 x 127 cm].

MATERIALS

Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
Contrast A Silk (04007) 4
Contrast B Camel (04010) 3
Contrast C Banana (04615) 3
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge – for Blocks. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

BLOCK 1 (see Chart I).
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 44 sts.
1st row:(RS). K2. [P6. (K1. P1) twice] 4 times. K2.
2nd and alt rows:K2. Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row:K2. (K7. P1. K1. P1) 4 times. K2.
5th row:K2. (K1. P7. K1. P1) 4 times. K2.
7th row:K2. (K1. P1. K7. P1) 4 times. K2.
9th row:K2. (K1. P1. K1. P7) 4 times. K2.
11th row:K2. [(K1. P1) twice. K6] 4 times. K2.
13th row:K2. (P2. K1. P1. K1. P5) 4 times. K2.
15th row:K2. (K3. P1. K1. P1. K4) 4 times. K2.
17th row:K2. (P4. K1. P1. K1. P3) 4 timers. K2.
19th row:K2. (K5. P1. K1. P1. K2) 4 times. K2.
20th row:As 2nd row.
Rep these 20 rows for knit-purl pat until work from beg measures 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off.
BLOCK 2:(see Chart II)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 48 sts.
1st row:(RS). P1. K6. (P2. K6) 5 times. P1.
2nd row:K1. P5. (K3. P5) 5 times. K2.
3rd row:P3. K4. (P4. K4) 5 times. P1.
4th row:K1. P3. K2. P1. (K2. P3. K2. P1) 5 times. K1.
5th row:P1. K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last st. P1.
6th row:K1. P1. K2. P3. (K2. P1. K2. P3) 5 times. K1.
7th row:P1. K4. (P4. K4) 5 times. P3.
8th row:K2. P5. (K3. P5) 5 times. K1.
9th row:As 1st row.
10th row:K1. P6. (K2. P6) 5 times. K1.
Rep these 10 rows for Pat until work from beg measures 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off.
BLOCK 3 (see Chart III)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 47 sts.
Work 2 rows stocking st.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row:(RS). K2. (P13. K2) 3 times.
2nd row:K1. P2. (K11. P4) twice. K11. P2. K1.
3rd row:K4. (P9. K6) twice. P9. K4.
4th row:K1. P4. (K7. P8) twice. K7. P4. K1.
5th row:K6. (P5. K10) twice. P5. K6.
6th row:K2. (P5. K3. P5. K2) 3 times.
7th row:K1. P2. (K5. P1. K5. P4) twice. K5. P1. K5. P2. K1.
8th row:As 3rd row.
9th row:As 7th row.
10th row:As 6th row.
11th row:As 5th row.
12th row:As 4th row.
13th row:As 3rd row.
14th row:As 2nd row.
Rep these 14 rows for pat twice more.
Work 2 rows stocking st. Cast off.
BLOCK 4 (see Chart IV)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 47 sts.
1st row:(RS). Purl.
2nd row:Knit.
3rd row:Purl.
4th row:P8. Sl3. (P11. Sl3) twice. P8.
5th row:K8. Sl3. (K11. Sl3) twice. K8.
6th and 7th rows:As 4th and 5th rows.
8th row:As 4th row.
9th to 11th rows:As 1st to 3rd rows.
12th row:P1. Sl3. (P11. Sl3) 3 times. P1.
13th row:K1. Sl3. (K11. Sl3) 3 times. K1.
14th and 15th rows:As 12th and 13th rows.
16th row:As 12th row.
Rep these 16 rows for pat until work from beg measures 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with 10th row.
Cast off.
BLOCK 5 (see Chart V)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 46 sts.
1st row:(RS). K4. (yo. K2tog. K4. ssk. yo. K2) 4 times. K2.
2nd and alt rows:K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd, 5th and 7th rows:As 1st row.
9th row:K5. (ssk. yo. K2. yo. K2tog. K4) 4 times. K1.
11th, 13th and 15th rows:As 9th row.
16th row:As 2nd row.
Rep these 16 rows for Lace Pat until work from beg measures 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off.
BLOCK 6 (see Chart VI)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 45 sts.
1st row:(RS). K3. yo. ssk. *K5. K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. Rep from * to last 10 sts. K5. K2tog. yo. K3.
2nd and alt rows:K2.
Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row:K4. *yo. ssk. K3. K2tog. yo. K3. Rep from * 3 times more. K1.
5th row:K5. *yo. ssk. K1. K2tog. yo. K5. Rep from * to end of row.
7th row:*K6. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K1. Rep from * 3 times more. K5.
9th row:K5. *K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K5. Rep from * to end of row.
11th row:K4. *K2tog. yo. K3. yo. ssk. K3. Rep from * 3 times more. K1.
13th row:K2. *K1. K2tog. yo. K5. yo. ssk. Rep from * 3 times more. K3.
15th row:K2. K2tog. yo. *K7. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. Rep from * to last 11 sts. K7. yo. ssk. K2.
16th row:As 2nd row.
These 16 rows form Lace Pat.
Cont in Lace Pat until work from beg measures 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off.
BLOCK 7 (see Chart VII)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 46 sts.
Foundation row:(WS). K3. *M1. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1. 60 sts.
1st row:(RS). K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P2. K3. P4. C6B. P4. K3. P2. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
2nd and alt rows:K1, then knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear to last st. K1.
3rd row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. C6B. P2. Tw2R. P2. (T4F. P2. T4B) twice. P2. Tw2R. P2. C6F. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
5th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. T4F. T4B. P2. T4F. T4B. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
7th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P4. C6F. P4. C6B. P4. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
9th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. T4B. T4F. P2. T4B. T4F. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
11th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. C6B. P2. Tw2R. P2. (T4B. P2. T4F) twice. P2. Tw2R. P2. C6F. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
13th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P2. K3. P4. C6F. P4. K3. P2. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
15th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P2. (T4F. P2. T4B) twice. P2. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
17th row:As 5th row.
19th row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. C6B. P2. Tw2R. P4. C6B. P4. C6F. P4. Tw2R. P2. C6F. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
21st row:As 9th row.
23rd row:K1. P3. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P2. (T4B. P2. T4F) twice. P2. Tw2R. P2. K6. P2. Tw2R. P3. K1.
24th row:As 2nd row.
Rep last 24 rows for Cable Pat once more.
Next row:(RS). K3. *K2tog. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1. 46 sts.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
BLOCK 8 (see Chart VIII)
Make 1 Block each with A, B and C.
Cast on 46 sts.
Foundation row:(WS). K11. (M1. K4) 6 times. M1. K11. 53 sts.
1st row:(RS). (K1. P1) 4 times. K1tbl. P3. MB. P1. T3B. P7. T5B. P7. T3F. P1. MB. P3. K1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
2nd row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. P1tbl. K5. P2. K8. P2. K1. P2. K8. P2. K5. P1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
3rd row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1tbl. P4. T3B. P7. T3B. K1. T3F. P7. T3F. P4. K1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
4th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. P1tbl. K4. P2. K8. P2. K1. P1. K1. P2. K8. P2. K4. P1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
5th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. K1tbl. P3. T3B. P7. T3B. K1. P1. K1. T3F. P7. T3F. P3. K1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
6th row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. P1tbl. K3. P2. K8. P2. (K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. K8. P2. K3. P1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
7th row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1tbl. P2. T3B. P7. T3B. (K1. P1) twice. K1. T3F. P7. T3F. P2. K1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
8th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. P1tbl. K2. P2. K8. P2. (K1. P1) 3 times. K1. P2. K8. P2. K2. P1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
9th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. K1tbl. P2. T3F. P1. MB. P4. T3B. (K1. P1) 3 times. K1. T3F. P4. MB. P1. T3B. P2. K1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
10th row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. P1tbl. K3. P2. K6. P2. (K1. P1) 4 times. K1. P2. K6. P2. K3. P1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
11th row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1tbl. P3. T3F. P4. T3B. (K1. P1) 4 times. K1. T3F. P4. T3B. P3. K1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
12th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. P1tbl. (K4. P2) twice. (K1. P1) 5 times. K1. (P2. K4) twice. P1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
13th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. K1tbl. P4. T3F. P2. T3B. (K1. P1) 5 times. K1. T3F. P2. T3B. P4. K1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
14th row: K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. P1tbl. K5. P2. K2. P2. (K1. P1) 6 times. K1. P2. K2. P2. K5. P1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
15th row:K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1tbl. P5. T3F. P7. K2. P1. K2. P7. T3B. P5. K1tbl. (K1. P1) 3 times. K2.
16th row:(K1. P1) 4 times. P1tbl. K6. P2. K7. P2. K1. P2. K7. P2. K6. P1tbl. (P1. K1) 4 times.
Rep last 16 rows for Cable Pat twice more, then 1st row once.
Next row:(WS). K11. (K2tog. K3) 6 times. K2tog. K10. 46 sts.
Cast off purlwise.
FINISHING
Pin blocks to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Using Flat Seam, sew Blocks tog following Diagram.
BORDER
With RS of work facing and A, pick up and knit 180 sts evenly across top edge of Afghan. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, knit 8 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS).
Repeat for bottom edge.
With RS of work facing and A, pick up and knit 225 sts along side edge of Afghan. Work as given for top and bottom edges.
Repeat for opposite side edge.