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Textured Afghan

Size Approx. "48x62" (excluding Fringe)

Materials: Worsted Wt. Yarn-3 1/2 oz. (100) Gr, 240 yd. skein-10 skeins.
size 8 circular needles or size required to knit gauge.

Gauge: Pattern stitches: 16 sts. =4"

 Stitches: (Row 1 is always right side row)
Seed stitch: Row 1 *K1, p1, repeat from * across.
Row 2 and all following rows: P the knit sts and k the purl sts as they face you. Mesh stitch

Row 1: K1, *yo, K2 together, repeat from * to last st. K1 Row 2 and all EVEN rows: Purl. Repeat rows 1 and 2 for Mesh st. K2,p2,

Ribbing: Row 1: *K2, p2, repeat from * across to last 2 sts. k2 Row 2 and all following rows: Purl the Purl sts. and knit the knit sts. as they face you. Reverse Stockinette St.: Purl on rt. side of work, knit on the wrong side of work.

Pattern A: 16 rows
Rows 1-6: Seed St.
Rows 7-10 Mesh St.
Row 11-16: Seed St.

Pattern B:16 Rows
Rows 1-6 Mesh st.
Rows 7-10 Seed St.
Rows 11-16 Mesh St.

Pattern C:14 Rows
Rows 1-6 K2, p2 ribbing
Rows 7-8 Reverse Stockinette st.
rows 9-14: K2, p2 ribbing.

Begin along side edge cast on 250 sts. *Work 16 rows Pattern A, 16 rows pattern B, 16 rows pattern A, 14 rows pattern C repeat from * 3 times-16 pattern stripes , 248 rows. then work 16 rows pattern A , 16 rows pattern B, 16 rows pattern A- 19 pattern stripes. 269 rows. Bind off all sts. Fringe: Cut 266 strands yarn each 10" long Work along narrow top and bottom edges of afghan, Fold 2 strands of yarn in half to form a loop,Insert Crochet hook, in st. from wrong side and draw lp. through. Pass all loose ends through loop and pull tight to knot. Trim ends to 4"

 

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