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Knitted Heaven-sent Angel Afghan/Cap
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 876AD Create a heavenly angel-on-a-cloud to watch over your precious ones! This exclusive Lion Brand Wool-Ease afghan is worked in seed, stockinette, garter and scallop stitches. The angel design is knitted into the afghan; the scalloped edge is worked separately and sewn on. The adorable one-size tie-top cap echoes the afghan's pretty pastel scallops.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Blanket: 38 inches x 42 inches. Cap: 6-18 months

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi

Crisp white with a metallic-color highlight


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69

620-101 Wool-Ease Yarn: Pastel Pink (Discontinued) A pale pink.
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Estimated Price: $ 3.79

620-105 Wool-Ease Yarn: Pastel Blue (Discontinued) Sorry! This yarn is discontinued!

A sweet Pastel Blue.
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Estimated Price: $ 3.79

620-143 Wool-Ease Yarn: Lavender (discontinued) A delicate, cool true lavender.
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Estimated Price: $ 3.79

620-189 Wool-Ease Yarn: Butterscotch DISCONTINUED A soft, medium yellow.
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Estimated Price: $ 3.99

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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GAUGE:
18 sts and 30 rows = 4” in seed 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCHES Seed Stitch (worked on an even number of sts): Row 1 (RS): *K 1, p 1; rep from *.

Row 2: *P 1, k 1; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1 & 2 for seed st.



Garter Stitch (worked on an even number of sts): Row 1 & all rows: Knit.


INSTRUCTIONS
Scallop Stitch: *Cast on 5 sts.

Row 1: K 5 and inc 1 st in last st.

Cont to inc 1 st at end of each row until scallop has 10 sts.* Note: Leave the 10 sts of this scallop on needle, break yarn, and, with next alternating color, work next scallop from * to *.

Cont working scallops until specified amount of scallops are worked and are all left on needle, then work next 2 rows as foll: Next row: With MC, k 1 row connecting all scallops.

Next row: With MC, k and bind off all sts.
BLANKET

Bottom Border: With MC, cast on 168 sts.

Work in garter st for 2 rows.

Cont in garter st, dec 1 st at each end of next 2 RS rows -- 164 sts.

Work rem sts in seed st for 16".

Foll chart for angel placement, as foll: Work 38 sts in seed st, foll Angel/Cloud chart in St st across next 88 sts, work rem 38 sts in seed st.

Note: Angel figure can be knit into cloud in St st as above or embroidered afterward in duplicate stitch.

When chart has been completed, cont in seed st until blanket meas 40" from beg.

Top Border: Work garter st, inc 1 st at each end on next 2 RS rows -- 168 sts.

When top border meas same as bottom border, bind off.

Side Borders: With RS facing and MC, pick up 186 sts along side edge of blanket.

Work garter st for 2 rows.

Cont in garter st, inc 1 st at each end of next 2 rows -- 190 sts.

Bind off.

Work same border along other side of blanket.

Sew four corners.

Scallops: Alternating C, D, B and A, work 18 scallops (see Scallop Stitch under Pattern Stitches) each for top and bottom and 20 scallops for each side of blanket.

Sew all scallop edgings to Blanket at top inside edge of garter st.

Embroidery: Foll chart, with B work halo in stem st.

With B, embroider eyes.

With A, embroider mouth.

With A, embroider V sts on skirt.

With D, embroider French knots at top of each V.

CAP

With MC, cast on 72 sts.

Work in garter st for 1".

Work in seed st for 4 1/2".

Dec Row: K 1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, end k 1 -- 37 sts.

Dec Row: K 1, *k2tog; rep from * across -- 19 sts.

Cont in garter st for 1".

Bind off.

Scallop edging: Alternating C, D, B and A, work 7 scallops as for blanket.

Finishing: From RS, sew scallops 1” above cast-on edge.

Sew back seam.

Weave a strand of yarn around last dec at the top, pull tightly, and tie.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
MC = main color
meas = measure(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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