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Just Ducky Baby Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® Baby
Pattern Number: 80230AD Designed by Nicky Epstein

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
30 x 38 in. (76 x 96.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jan 7, 2009)
Diagrams corrected.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

840-100 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Angel White

Crisp, clean white


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 17.56
Note: (A)

840-157 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Duckie

Soft yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

840-168 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Mint

Light sage green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (C)

840-108 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Bluebell

Light periwinkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (D)

840-102 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Aqua

Light sky blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (E)

840-114 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Cheery Cherry

Bright cherry red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (F)

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

Additional Materials
circular knitting needle size 7 (4.5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long. circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long.
GAUGE:
18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with larger needles. 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.

NOTES:
1. Lines and motifs are worked in duplicate st after Afghan is knitted.

Lines form a grid that is 5 blocks wide and 7 blocks high.

Motifs are worked in alternate blocks.
2. Circular needles are used to accommodate large number of stitches.

Work back and forth as If working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
With larger needle and A, cast on 119 sts.

Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 202 rows.

Bind off.



DUPLICATE STITCH LINES AND MOTIFS
Duplicate stitch the lines and motifs as indicated on chart below.
























FINISHING
Side Border
With RS facing, smaller needle, and B, pick up and knit 163 sts along (long) edge of Afghan.

Work in Garter st (k every row) for 6 rows, inc 1 st each end of every RS row.

Change to E and work in Garter st for 6 rows, inc 1 st each end of every RS row.

Bind off.

Rep along opposite side.



End Border
With RS facing, smaller needle, and B, pick up and knit 119 sts along short end of Afghan.

Work as for Side Border.

Bind off.

Rep Border along opposite end.



Sew corners of Borders together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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