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Knitted Hudson Bay Blanket
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 857 An American tradition in an exclusive fast-and-easy knit pattern using Wool-Ease Thick & Quick.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
44 inches X 58 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

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

Natural cream


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Estimated Price: $ 47.45

640-143 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Claret

Deep purplish red


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640-182 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Pine

Dark, piney bluish green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 15 [10 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
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GAUGE:
8 sts and 12 rows = 4” in St st. TO INSURE PROPER SIZE, 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



AFGHAN

With MC, cast on 88 sts.

Work in garter st (= k every row) for 12 rows.

*Keep first 5 and last 5 sts in garter st for edge and center 78 sts in St st (k on RS rows, p on WS rows) for pat*, working as foll: 4 rows MC; 10 rows each CC1, MC, CC2, MC, CC1.

Point Pattern Cont in above est pat with MC for 8 rows.

Point Row 1: With CC1, k 15 sts; with MC, k to last 15 sts; with CC1, k 15 sts.

Row 2: With CC1, k 15 sts; with MC, p to last 15 sts; with CC1, k 15.

Rows 3 & 4: Rep Point Rows 1 & 2 once more.

Work pat from * to * for 8 rows with MC.

Work Point Rows 1-4, using CC2 (instead of CC1) & MC.

Work pat from * to * for 8 rows with MC.

Work Point Rows 1-4, using CC1 & MC.

Work pat from * to * for 8 rows with MC.

Work pat from * to *, as foll: 10 rows each CC1, MC, CC2, MC, CC1, then 4 rows with MC.

With MC, work 14 rows in garter st.

Bind off loosely.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
approx = approximately
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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