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BlueBoy Afghan

Seed st panels combined w/ chevrons make the design for this colorful
afghan, worked w/ 2 strands of yarn on a size 15 needle. It would be
just as pretty in yellow, pink, lavender or white. SIZE 32" x 36" before
fringing

MATERIALS Mohair type worsted weight yarn, CARON DAZZLEAIRE:
18 oz Sky Blue #2620
29" size 15 circular needle (or size required for
gauge)
8 st markers
GAUGE
18 sts = 7 1/2"; 8 rows = 2 1/2"

NOTES
1. 2 strands of yarn are used throughout.
2. Markers are used to separate the Seed St
patts from the Chevron patt for ease in working; sl markers on every row.
ST PATTS
SEED ST PATT
[worked over 7 sts]:
(K 1, P 1), 3 times; K 1.

CHEVRON PANEL PATT
[worked over 11 sts]:

Rows 1, 3, 5 & 7: P (wrong side).

Row 2: K 1, YO, Sl 1, K 1, PSSO, K 5, K 2
tog, YO, K 1.

Row 4: K 2, YO, Sl 1, K 1, PSSO, K 3, K 2
tog, YO, K 2.

Row 6: K 3, YO, Sl 1, K 1, PSSO, K 1, K 2
tog, YO, K 3.

Row 8: K 4, YO, Sl 1, K 2 tog, PSSO, YO, K 4.
INSTRUCTIONS
W/ 2 strands of yarn cast on 79 sts; do not join;
work back & forth in rows.

Row 1 (wrong side): Work in Seed St for 7
sts, * place marker on right needle; P 11
(Chevron Panel), place marker on right needle;
work Seed St for 7 sts; rep from * across row.

Row 2: Work in Seed St to marker; * move
marker to right needle, work Row 2 of Chevron
patt, move marker, work in Seed St to marker;
rep from * across row.

Row 3: Rep Row 1.

Row 4: Rep Row 2, BUT work Row 4 of
Chevron Panel patt.

Row 5: Rep Row 1.

Row 6: Rep Row 2, BUT work Row 6 of
Chevron Panel patt.

Row 7: Rep Row 1.

Row 8: Rep Row 2, BUT work Row 8 of
Chevron Panel patt.

Rep these 8 rows until afghan measures
approx 36" ending by working Row 8.

Bind off loosely in patt st.
FRINGE
Follow Single Knot Fringe Instructions below.
Cut strands 16" long & use 2 strands doubled
for each knot. Tie knot through every other
cast-on or bound-off st across each short end
of afghan.

SINGLE KNOT FRINGE
Hold specified # of strands for 1 knot of fringe
tog, then fold in 1/2. Hold afghan w/ right side
facing you. Use crochet hook to draw folded
end through space or st from right to wrong
side & pull loose ends through folded section &
draw knot up firmly. Space knots as indicated
in patt instructions. Trim ends of fringe evenly.


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