Textured Afghan

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Textured Afghan

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Classic afghan features a subtle texture and calming squares of alternating color. Measures approximately 47 x 58 inches (119.5 x 147.5 cm). Shown in Bernat Super Value knit using size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) needles.

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Abbreviations

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 47 x 58 ins [119.5 x 147.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Afghan (Solids)
Bernat Super Value
Main Color (MC)(Solids) () 3
Contrast A (Solids) () 3
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Afghan (Ombres)
Bernat Super Value
Main Color (MC)(Ombres) () 5
Contrast A (Ombres) () 5
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

17 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in box st pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Box St Pat
1st row:(RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row:*P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
These 4 rows form box st pat.
First Strip(make 3)
With MC cast on 40 sts.
Work 68 rows in box st pat.
69th row:(RS). With A, knit.
Beg with a 2nd row work 67 rows in box st pat.
137th row:With MC, knit.
Beg with a 2nd row work 67 rows in box st pat.
205th row:With A, knit.
Beg with a 2nd row work 67 rows in box st pat.
273rd row:With MC, knit.
Beg with a 2nd row work 67 rows in box st pat.
341st row:With A, knit.
Beg with a 2nd row work 67 rows in box st pat. Cast off in pat.
Second Strip(make 2)
Work as given for first strip substituting A for MC and MC for A.
Sew strips alternating first strip and second strip.
Fringe:Cut 13 inch [33 cm] lengths of MC and A. Taking 3 strands of each color tog, knot into fringe on short ends of Afghan 2 ins [5 cm] apart as illustrated. Trim fringe evenly.