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Nantucket Afghan

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Create your own New England seaside feel with this textured, striped afghan.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 48" x 60" [122 x 152.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $45.56

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 48" x 60" [122 x 152.5 cm].

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Country Blue, 9710Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Autumn Red, 9730Edit Color
$12.87

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Off White, 9702Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast D

Simply Soft | Bone, 9703Edit Color
$8.58

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
$6.95
The materials for this project cost $45.56

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 48" x 60" [122 x 152.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Country Blue (9710) 2
Contrast B Autumn Red (9730) 3
Contrast C Off White (9702) 2
Contrast D Bone (9703) 2
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [90.5 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS
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With A, cast on 216 sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
**1st and 2nd rows: *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd and 4th rows: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Last 4 rows form Moss St Pat.
Rep last 4 rows once more, then 1st and 2nd rows once.
Next row: (RS). With D, knit.
Next row: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
Rep last 2 rows 6 times more.
Change to B and work 20 rows in garter st (knit every row).
With C, knit 1 row, then beg on 2nd row, work 21 rows in Moss St Pat.
With A, work 30 rows stocking st, with 5 sts at each edge in garter st.
With D, work 4 rows in garter st.
With B, knit 1 row, then beg on 2nd row, work 11 rows in Moss St Pat.
With C, work 10 rows stocking st, with 5 sts at each edge in garter st.
With A, work 2 rows in garter st.
With D, knit 1 row, then beg on 2nd row, work 29 rows in Moss St Pat.
With B, work 20 rows stocking st, with 5 sts at each edge in garter st.
With C, work 4 rows in garter st.**
Rep from ** to ** until Afghan from beg measures approx 60" [152.5 cm], ending with 10 rows of Moss St Pat or garter st. Cast off.