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Blissful Afghan

Blissful Afghan

Apr 24th 2022

In this week's blog post, learn how to make an afghan!

As always, we would love to see your work! If you make this project, tag us on social media with #leisurearts.

-Leisure Arts Team


Finished Size: 45" x 60"

MATERIALS

Worsted Weight Yarn:

451/2 ounces, (1,290 grams, 2,965 yards)

29" Circular knitting needles, size 17 (12.75 mm) or size needed for gauge

Note: Afghan is worked holding two strands of yarn
together.

GAUGE: In Stockinette Stitch, 9 sts and 12 rows = 4"

AFGHAN

Cast on 102 sts.

Rows 1-12: Knit across.

Row 13 (Right side): K 14, P2, (K6, P2) across to last 14 sts, K 14.

Row 14: K9, P4, (K4, P4) across to last 9 sts, K9.

Row 15: K8, P2, (K2, P2) across to last 8 sts, K8.

Row 16: K8, P1, K4, (P4, K4) across to last 9 sts, P1, K8.

Row 17: K 10, P2, (K6, P2) across to last 10 sts, K 10.

Row 18: K8, P6, (K2, P6) across to last 8 sts, K8.

Row 19: K8, P1, K4, (P4, K4) across to last 9 sts, P1, K8.

Row 20: K 10, P2, (K2, P2) across to last 10 sts, K 10.

Row 21: K9, P4, (K4, P4) across to last 9 sts, K9.

Row 22: K8, P2, K2, (P6, K2) across to last 10 sts, P2, K8.

Repeat Rows 13-22 for pattern until Afghan measures approximately 57" from cast on edge, ending by working Row 22.

Last 12 Rows: Knit across.

Bind off all sts.

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