Star Stitch Afghan

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Star Stitch Afghan

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Combine the thick and textured star stitch with a plaid color layout for a warm and eye-popping afghan.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 42 ins x 50 ins [106.5 x 127 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $144.99

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  • Single Size

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

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Main Color (MC)

Decor | New Rose, 87433 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$47.53

Contrast A

Decor | New Green, 87523 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Contrast B

Decor | Winter White, 87614Edit Color
$33.95

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$6.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 9/5.5mm
$9.49
The materials for this project cost $144.99

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

P = purl

P3tog = Pass slipped stitch over

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

yrn = yarn round needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

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

MATERIALS

Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) New Rose () 7
Contrast A New Green () 7
Contrast B Winter White (87614) 5

GAUGE

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

22 sts and 22 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in Star Stitch Pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

PANEL A (make 2).
With pair of needles and B, cast on 57 sts.
**1st row: (RS). With B, knit.
2nd row: With B, P1. *P3tog, leaving stitches on left-hand needle. yrn. P3tog the same sts - Star made. P1.
Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: With MC, knit.
4th row: With MC, P3. *Star. P1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 4 rows of Star Stitch Pat 3 times more.**
With MC only, work 4 rows of Star Stitch Pat 12 times.
Rep from ** to ** once. Rep 4 rows of Star Pat 12 times, substituting A for B.***
Rep from ** to *** once, then from ** to ** once more.
With B, rep 1st and 2nd rows of Star Stitch Pat. Cast off loosely.

PANEL B (make 2).
With pair of needles and B, cast on 57 sts.
****1st row: (RS). With B, knit.
2nd row: With B, P1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: With A, knit.
4th row: With A, P3. *Star. P1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2. Rep last 4 rows of Star Stitch Pat 3 times more.**** Rep Star Stitch Pat 11 times more, substituting MC for B. Rep from **** to **** once. With A only, rep 4 rows of Star Stitch Pat 12 times.*****
Rep from **** to ***** once, then from **** to **** once more.
With B, rep 1st and 2nd rows of Star Stitch Pat once. Cast off loosely.

FINISHING
Sew panels tog in the following sequence: B, A, B, A.
Edging: With RS facing, circular needle, and MC, beg at lower right corner of Afghan, pick up and knit 190 sts evenly along side of Afghan.
**Knit 1 row. With B, knit 2 rows. With A, knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise.**
Rep for other side of Afghan.
With RS facing, circular needle, and MC, beg at right side edge of Afghan, pick up and knit 160 sts evenly across top edge of Afghan. Work from ** to ** as given for side edging.
Rep for bottom edge.