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Flower Power Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 60633AD
Flower Power Afghan

SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)
SIZE: One Size
48 x 60 in. (122 x 152.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-138 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cranberry

Deep, intense red


Quantity needed: 9 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 42.21
Note: (MC)

620-171 Wool-Ease Yarn: Gold

Bright goldenrod yellow


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.07
Note: (A)

620-102 Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red

True red


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Note: (B)

620-195 Wool-Ease Yarn: Azalea Pink

Bright fuchsia pink


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Note: (C)

620-188 Wool-Ease Yarn: Paprika

Bright red-orange


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Note: (D)

620-174 Wool-Ease Yarn: Avocado

Cool medium green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Note: (E)

620-180 Wool-Ease Yarn: Forest Green Heather

Dark pine green with medium green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Note: (F)

620-177 Wool-Ease Yarn: Loden

Dark pine green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Note: (G)

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 9 (5.5 mm), 29 in. (74 cm)
GAUGE:
16 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (k on RS, p on WS). 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Seed Stitch
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: P the knit sts and k the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed Stitch.

NOTES:
1) Due to the large number of sts, Afghan is worked back and forth on circular needle.
2) Afghan is knit using Intarsia method, using a separate ball of yarn for each color.

Smaller sections can be worked in duplicate stitch after knitting is complete.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
With MC, cast on 191 sts.

Working back and forth in St st on circular needle, (work chart for 284 rows, using a separate strand of yarn for each section of color and bringing new color up from under previous color to prevent holes (Intarsia method).



Top Edging
With MC, k across all sts.

Work 10 rows in Seed Stitch.

Bind off.



Lower Edging
From RS with MC, pick up and k 191 sts across lower edge.

Work 10 rows in Seed Stitch.

Bind off.



Side Edging
With MC, pick up and k 247 sts along side edge (including top and lower edgings).

Work 10 rows in Seed Stitch.

Bind off.

Repeat for other side edge.



FINISHING
With B and G, work smaller flowers in duplicate stitch following chart, placed randomly as desired.

With D, work French knots in center of flowers.

With G, work straight stitches between flowers for stems.

Weave in ends.








Legend

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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