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Scarf Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® - Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® - Homespun® - Vanna's Choice® - Jiffy® - Fun Fur® - Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: 90021AD This colorful and creative afghan is made by sewing together 6 different scarves.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate + (Level 4)
SIZE: One Size
About 36 x 72 in. (91.5 x 183 cm)

PUBLISHED IN: Jo-Ann


CORRECTIONS: (applied Apr 7, 2010)
STRIP I With A and smallest needles, cast on 28 sts. With A, work in Basket Weave I until piece measures about 15 in. (38 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 1 or 12 7. Next Row (RS WS): Join B and work Setup Row of Two-Color Pattern across to last st, kfb (k into front and then back of same st to increase 1 st) in last st - 29 sts. STRIP IV With I and smallest needles, … Change to K. Next Row (RS): With K, k2tog, k to end of row - 32 sts. Beg with Row 2, work in Basket Weave II until piece measures about 36 in. (91.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 or 12. STRIP VI With P and medium-size needles, … Change to R. Next Row (RS): Work in St st and Stripe 2 until piece measures about 60 in. (152.5 cm) from beg, end with a RS WS row. Change to P. Next Row (WS RS): With P, work Row 1 of Basket Weave I to last 2 sts, k2tog - 28 sts. Continue in Basket Weave I until piece measures about 72 in. (183 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 or 12. Bind off.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

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STITCH EXPLANATION:
3/3 LC (3 over 3 left cross) Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k3, then k3 from cable needle.


Kfb (k into front and back) Knit into front and then back of same st to increase one st.



PATTERN STITCHES
Basket Weave I (multiple of 8 sts + 4)
Row 1 (RS): Knit.


Rows 2, 4 and 6: P4, *k4, p4; rep from * across.


Rows 3 and 5: K4, *p4, k4; rep from * across.


Row 7: Knit.


Rows 8 and 10: Rep Row 3.


Rows 9 and 11: Rep Row 2.


Row 12: Rep Row 3.


Rep Rows 1-12 for Basket Weave I.



Basket Weave II (multiple of 8 sts)
Row 1 (RS): Knit.


Rows 2-6: *K4, p4; rep from * across.


Row 7: Knit.


Rows 8-12: *P4, k4; rep from * across.


Rep Rows 1-12 for Basket Weave II.



Cable Pattern 1 (13 sts + 3)
Row 1 (RS): K1tbl, p1, k1tbl, p2, k6, p2, k1tbl, p1, k1tbl.


Rows 2, 4, and 6: P1tbl, k1, p1tbl, k2, p6, k2, p1tbl, k1, p1tbl.


Row 3: K1tbl, p1, k1tbl, p2, 3/3 LC, p2, k1tbl, p1, k1tbl.


Rows 5 and 7: Rep Row 1.


Row 8: Rep Row 2.


Rep Rows 1-8 for Cable Pattern 1.



Cable Pattern 2 (multiple of 13 sts + 3)
Row 1 (RS): K1tbl, p1, k1tbl, *p2, k6, p2, k1tbl, p1, k1tbl, rep from * once.


Rows 2, 4, and 6: P1tbl, k1, p1tbl, *k2, p6, k2, p1tbl, k1, p1tbl, rep from * once.


Row 3: K1tbl, p1, k1tbl, *p2, 3/3 LC, p2, k1tbl, p1, k1tbl, rep from * once.


Rows 5 and 7: Rep Row 1.


Row 8: Rep Row 2.


Rep Rows 1-8 for Cable Pattern 2.



Seed Stitch (over an odd number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.


Rep Row 1 for Seed St.



Two-Color Pattern (multiple of 4 sts + 1)
Setup Row (WS): With first color, purl.


Row 1 (RS): With second color, k1, *sl 1 wyib, sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k1, rep from * across.


Row 2: With second color, p1, *sl 3 wyib, p1, rep from * across.


Row 3: With first color, knit.


Row 4: With first color, purl.


Row 5: With second color, k1, *sl 1 wyib, insert needle from front under long B strand of Row 2 and k next st, sl 1 wyib, k1, rep from * across.


Row 6: With second color, k1, *sl 1 wyif, p1, sl 1 wyif, k1, rep from * across.


Rows 7 and 8: Rep Rows 3 and 4.


Row 9: With second color, k1, *sl 1 wyib, k1, rep from * across.


Row 10: Rep Row 6.


Row 11: With second color, k1, *sl 1 wyif, k1, rep from * across.


Row 12: With second color, p1, *sl 1 wyif, p1, rep from * across.


Rows 13 and 14: Rep Rows 3 and 4.


Row 15: With second color, k1, *sl 1 wyif, k1, rep from * across.


Row 16: With second color, purl.


Rows 17 and 18: Rep Rows 3 and 4.


Rep Rows 1-18 for Two-Color Pattern.

NOTES:
1.

Afghan edges are designed to curl along some of the pattern stitches.


2.

The stitch count will change when increases and decreases are worked to accommodate individual pattern stitches.


3.

For Two-Color Pattern, carry color not in use along side of work.


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
STRIPE SEQUENCES
Stripe 1
Beg with a knit row, work in St st, changing color as follows:
Rows 1 and 2: D.


Row 3: E.


Rows 4 and 5: D.


Row 6: F.


Rows 7 and 8: D.


Rows 9: F.


Rows 10-18: Rep Rows 1-9.


Rep Rows 1-18 for Stripe 1.



Stripe 2
Beg with a knit row, work in St st, changing color as follows:
Rows 1-2: R.


Row 3: Q.


Rows 4-5: R.


Row 6: P.


Rep Rows 1-6 for Stripe 2.



STRIP I
With A and smallest needles, cast on 28 sts.

With A, work in Basket Weave I until piece measures about 15 in.

(38 cm) from beg, end with a Row 1 or 7.


Next Row (WS): Join B and work Setup Row of Two-Color Pattern across to last st, kfb (k into front and then back of same st to increase 1 st) in last st - 29 sts.


With B as first color and A as second color, rep Rows 1-18 of Two-Color Pattern until piece measures 36 in.

(91.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 4, 8, 14, 16 or 18 of Two-Color pattern.


Change to C.


Next Row (RS): With C, work Row 1 of Basket Weave I to last 2 sts, k2tog - 28 sts.

Continue in Basket Weave I until piece measures about 54 in.

(137 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 or 12.


Change to A.


Next Row (RS): With A, work Row 1 of Seed St across to last 2 sts, k2tog - 27 sts.

Continue in Seed St until piece measures about 72 in.

(183 cm) from beg.

Bind off.

Place marker on bound-off edge.



STRIP II
With D and largest needles, cast on 16 sts.

Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) and Stripe 1 until piece measures about 12 in.

(30.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Change to F.

With F, rep Rows 1-8 of Cable Pattern 1 until piece measures about 36 in.

(91.5 cm) from beg, end with Row 2 or 8 of Cable Pattern 1.


Change to E.

With E, work in Basket Weave I until piece measures about 72 in.

(183 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 or 12.

Bind off.

Place marker on bound-off edge.



STRIP III
With G and medium-size needles, cast on 16 sts.

With G, work in St st for 6 in.

(15 cm),
Change to H, and work in St st for 9 in.

(23 cm).


Change to G, and work in St st for 6 in.

(15 cm).


Change to H, and work in St st for 9 in.

(23 cm).


Change to G, and work in St st for 24 in.

(61 cm).


Change to H, and work in St st for 9 in.

(23 cm).


Change to G, and work in St st for 9 in.

(23 cm).

Bind off.

Place marker on bound-off edge.



STRIP IV
With I and smallest needles, cast on 33 sts.

Place marker on cast-on edge.


Row 1 (WS): Work Setup Row of Two-Color Pattern.


With I as first color and J as second color, rep Rows 1-18 of Two-Color Pattern until piece measures about 18 in.

(46 cm) from beg, end with a Row 4, 8, 14, 16 or 18.


Change to K.


Next Row (RS): With K, k2tog, k to end of row - 32 sts.

Beg with Row 2, work in Basket Weave II until piece measures about 36 in.

(91.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 or 12.


Change to L.


Next Row (RS): With L, work Row 1 of Seed St across to last st, kfb of last st - 33 sts.

Work in Seed St until piece measures about 54 in.

(137 cm) from beg, end with a RS row.


Next Row (WS): Change to K, work Setup Row of Two-Color Pattern.

With K as first color and L as second color, rep Rows 1-18 of Two-Color Pattern until piece measures about 72 in.

(183 cm) from beg, end with a Row 4, 8, 14, or 18.

Bind off.



STRIP V
With M and medium-size needles, cast on 20 sts.

Place marker on cast-on edge.

With M, work in St st for 12 in.

(30.5 cm).


Change to N, and work in St st for 6 in.

(15 cm).


Change to M, and work in St st for 24 in.

(61 cm).


Change to O, and work in St st for 6 in.

(15 cm).


Change to M, and work in St st for 12 in.

(30.5 cm).


Change to O, and work in St st for 6 in.

(15 cm).


Change to M, and work in St st for 6 in.

(15 cm).

Bind off.



STRIP VI
With P and medium-size needles, cast on 29 sts.

Place marker on cast-on edge.

With P, work in Seed St until piece measures about 18 in.

(46 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Change to Q.

With Q, rep Rows 1-8 of Cable Pattern 2 until piece measures about 42 in.

(106.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 2 or 8 of Cable Pattern 2.


Change to R.


Next Row (RS): Work in St st and Stripe 2 until piece measures about 60 in.

(152.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Change to P.


Next Row (RS): With P, work Row 1 of Basket Weave I to last 2 sts, k2tog - 28 sts.

Continue in Basket Weave I until piece measures about 72 in.

(183 cm) from beg, end with a Row 6 or 12.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Arrange Strips side by side from left to right in order from Strip I - Strip VI with marked ends of strips at same end of Afghan (Strips I-III are marked at bound-off edge, Strips IV-VI are marked at cast-on edge).

Sew Strips together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
tog = together
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
p3tog = purl 3 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front


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