Parquet Motifs Afghan

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Parquet Motifs Afghan

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This chic geometric blanket is a stylish choice for modern spaces.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 46" x 52" [117 x 132 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $103.75

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 46" x 52" [117 x 132 cm].

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Decor | Chocolate Taupe, 87633Edit Color
$27.16

Contrast B

Decor | Toasty Grey, 87670Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast C

Decor | Aran, 87602Edit Color
$13.58

Contrast D

Decor | Mandarin, 87700Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast E

Decor | Rich Taupe, 87632Edit Color
$6.79

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 8/5mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
$9.49
The materials for this project cost $103.75

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 46" x 52" [117 x 132 cm].

MATERIALS

Afghan
Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Contrast A Chocolate Taupe (87633) 4
Contrast B Toasty Grey (87670) 3
Contrast C Aran (87602) 2
Contrast D Mandarin (87700) 3
Contrast E Rich Taupe (87632) 1
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) knitting needles. Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
Motif = Approx 63/4" [17 cm] square.

INSTRUCTIONS

MOTIF A (make 28).
With A, cast on 27 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd and 3rd rows: Knit. Break A.
4th row: With B, *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
6th and 7th rows: As 5th row (seed st pat).
8th and 9th rows: With E, knit. Break E.
10th row: With B, knit.
11th to 13th rows: As 5th row (seed st pat). Break B.
14th row: With A, *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
15th to 17th rows: Knit. Break A.
18th row: With D, *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
19th to 21st rows: As 5th row (seed st pat).
22nd and 23rd rows: With C, knit. Break C.
24th row: With D, knit.
25th to 27th rows: As 5th row (seed st pat). Break D.
28th to 31st rows: As 14th to 17th rows.
32nd to 42nd rows: As 4th to 14th rows.
43rd and 44th rows: Knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
 
MOTIF B (make 28).
With A, cast on 27 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd and 3rd rows: Knit. Break A.
4th row: With D, *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
6th and 7th rows: As 5th row (seed st pat).
8th and 9th rows: With C, knit. Break C.
10th row: With D, knit.
11th to 13th rows: As 5th row (seed st pat). Break D.
14th row: With A, *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
15th to 17th rows: Knit. Break A.
18th row: With B, *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
19th to 21st rows: As 5th row (seed st pat).
22nd and 23rd rows: With E, knit. Break E.
24th row: With B, knit.
25th to 27th rows: As 5th row (seed st pat). Break B.
28th to 31st rows: As 14th to 17th rows.
32nd to 42nd rows: As 4th to 14th rows.
43rd and 44th rows: Knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
 
FINISHING
Sew Motifs tog as shown in photo into 7 Strips, 8 Motifs long; noting all Motif A are ‘vertical’ stripes and Motif B are ‘horizontal’ stripes.
Top and Bottom edging: With RS facing, A and circular needle, pick up and knit 180 sts evenly across top edge of Afghan. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle,
knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep across bottom edge.
 
Side edging: With RS facing, A and circular needle, pick up and knit 206 sts evenly down side edge of Afghan. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle, knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep along opposite side edge.