Quick Diamond

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Quick Diamond

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Simple knits and purls make a subtle diamond design on this tassled afghan.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 58 x 66 ins [147.5 x 173 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $13.25

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Approx 58 x 66 ins [147.5 x 173 cm]

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 13/9mm
$13.25
The materials for this project cost $13.25

Abbreviations

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 58 x 66 ins [147.5 x 173 cm]

MATERIALS

Decor
Main Color (MC) () 21
Size 9 mm (U.S. 13) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

12 sts and 15 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Afghan is worked with 2 strands of yarn.
Cast on 174 sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of seed st until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Proceed in diamond pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). Work seed st border over next 12 sts. Place marker. *K1. P13. K1. Rep from * 9 times more. Place marker. Work seed st to end of row.
2nd row: Work seed st to marker. *P2. K11. P2. Rep from * 9 times more. Work seed st to end of row.
3rd row: Work seed st to marker. *K3. P9. K3. Rep from * 9 times more. Work seed st to end of row.
4th row: Work seed st to marker. *P4. K7. P4. Rep from * 9 times more. Work seed st to end of row.
5th row: Work seed st to marker. *K5. P5. K5. Rep from * 9 times more. Work seed st to end of row.
6th row: Work seed st to marker. *K1. P5. K3. P5. K1. Rep from * 9 times more. Work seed st to end of row.
7th and 9th rows: Work seed st to marker. *P2. K5. P1. K5. P2. Rep from * 9 times more. Work seed st to end of row.
8th row: As 3rd 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.
These 14 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 62 ins [157.5 cm], ending on a 14th row. Cont in seed st for 4 ins [10 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
Corner Tassels: (make 4). Wrap yarn around a 7 inch [18 cm] piece of cardboard 20 times. Tie securely at one end. Cut across other end. Wrap yarn 6 times around tassel 1½ ins [4 cm] from tied end, and fasten securely.
Attach 1 tassel to each corner.