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Winter Lace Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 80115AD This beautiful lace pattern is more than just your average afghan, and it knits up quickly.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 46 x 54 in. (117 x 137 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 75.92

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


Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49

GAUGE:
8 sts + 13 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Lace Pattern. 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:
sk2p- slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 2 sts together, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.
ssk (slip, slip, knit)- slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time to right needle, insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together.



PATTERN STITCHES
Seed St (over odd number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1, rep from *, end k1.
Row 2: Knit the p sts and purl the k sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.



Lace Pattern
Row 1: K1, * yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, k1; repeat from * across.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.
Row 3: K1, * k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k2; repeat from * across.
Row 5: K1, * (yo, ssk) twice, k3, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1; repeat from * across.
Row 7: K1, * k1, (yo, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k2; repeat from * across.
Row 9: K1, * (yo, ssk) twice, yo, sk2p, yo, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1; repeat from * across.
Row 11: K1, * k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k4; repeat from * across.
Row 13: K1, * k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k3; repeat from * across.
Row 15: K1, * k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) twice, k2; repeat from * across.
Row 17: K1, * (k2tog, yo) twice, k3, (yo, ssk) twice, k1; repeat from * across.
Row 19: K2tog, yo, * (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) twice, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * across, end (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) 3 times.
Row 20: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-20 for Lace Pattern.

NOTES:
Afghan (including borders) is knit in one piece for fast finishing.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
Note: Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
Cast on 95 sts.
Rows 1- 6: Work in Seed st.
Row 7: Work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts, p to last 5 sts, work in Seed st to end of row.
Row 8: Keeping first and last 5 sts in Seed st, work Row 1 of Lace Pattern over center 85 sts.
Continue as established, keeping first and last 5 sts in Seed st and working Lace Pattern over center 85 sts, until 8 reps of Rows 1-20 of Lace Pattern have been completed.

Work 6 rows in Seed st.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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