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Heaven Sent Angel Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 1280AD Knit this heavenly afghan for your little angel. Work up this afghan using seed, stockinette, garter and scallop stitches, you can knit in the angel design or duplicate stitch it on afterward; the border is worked separately and sewn on.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
38 inches x 42 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

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GAUGE:
18 sts + 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in seed st. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS
PATTERN STITCHES:

Seed Stitch (worked on an even number of sts) Row 1 (RS): *K 1, p 1; rep from *, end k 1.

Row 2:*P 1, k 1; rep from * across, end p 1.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for seed st.



Garter Stitch (worked on an even number of sts)Row 1: and all rows Knit.


BLANKET Bottom Border With B, cast on 176 sts.

Work in garter st for 4 rows, dec 1 st at each end of 2 right side rows.

With C, cont in garter st working dec as for B.

With A, repeat as for C – 164 sts.

Work rem 164 sts in seed st for 16".

Follow chart for angel placement as follows.

Work 27 sts in seed st, foll Angel/Cloud chart in St st across next 110 sts, work rem 27 sts in seed st.

Note: Angel figure can be knit into cloud in St st as above or embroidered afterward in duplicate stitch.

When chart has been completed, cont in seed st for 16" (approximately 40" from beg).



Top BorderWith A, work 4 rows garter st inc 1 st at each end of 2 RS rows.

Repeat these 4 rows with C, then with B.

Bind off 176 sts.



Side Borders With RS facing and A, pick up 182 sts along side edge of blanket.

Work 3 more rows of garter st inc 1 st at each end of next RS row.

With C, work 4 rows of garter st inc 1 st at each end of 2 RS rows.

With B, repeat as for C.

Bind off 192 sts.

Work same border along other side of blanket.

Sew four corners.



Embroidery Foll chart, with D work halo in stem st.

With B, embroider eyes.

With dark pink or red, embroider mouth.

With A, embroider V sts on skirt.

With B, embroider French knots at top of each V.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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