Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 60536
Make this beautiful throw in just six hours using Speed Stix size 50 needles.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
34 x 54 in. [86.5 x 137 cm], not including fringe
790-381 Homespun Yarn: Barley Tweed Mixed browns
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96
790-338 Homespun Yarn: Nouveau 'Painterly' color Chocolate, gray, and tan
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
790-385 Homespun Yarn: Fuchsia Heathered Solid Deep magenta
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 50 [25 mm] ('Speed Stix')
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.99
4 stitches = 4 in.
[10cm] in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side rows, purl on wrong side rows) with 4 strands of yarn held together.
Due to the nature of the fabric when working with Speed Stix, gauge may vary throughout the knitting and is not crucial to this project.
Editor's Note: When creating fringe using Homespun please note that because of the texture of the yarn the fringe will fray when cut.
If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or fray check.
With 2 strands of A, one strand of B, and one strand of C held together, cast on 34 stitches.
Row 1 (Right Side): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 54 in.
[137 cm] from beginning.
Weave in ends.
Cut 68 strands of each color yarn each about 20 in.
[52 cm] long.
For each Fringe, hold one strand of each color (4 strands total) together and fold in half.
Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of Afghan, forming a loop.
Pull ends of Fringe through this loop.
Pull to tighten.
Make one Fringe in each stitch along first and last rows of Throw.
Trim Fringe ends evenly.
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