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6-Hour Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90031AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
34 x 54 in. [86.5 x 137 cm], not including fringe

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-393 Homespun® Yarn: Cream

Heathered Solid Light natural beige


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (A)

790-403 Homespun® Yarn: Earth

Heathered Solid True medium brown


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (B)

790-335 Homespun® Yarn: Prairie

'Painterly' color Medium cool browns and olive green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (C)

790-381 Homespun® Yarn: Barley

Tweed Mixed browns


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 50 [25 mm] ('Speed Stix')
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
4 stitches = 4 in. [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side rows, purl on wrong side rows) with 4 strands of yarn held together.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Due to the nature of the fabric when working with Speed Stix, gauge may vary throughout the knitting and is not crucial to this project.

When creating fringe using Homespun, please note that because of the texture of the yarn the fringe will fray when cut. If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or fray check.




INSTRUCTIONS



THROW

With 1 strand each of A, B, C, and D held together, cast on 34 stitches.

Row 1 (right side): Knit.

Row 2: Purl.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 54 in. [137 cm] from beginning. Bind off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

Fringe

Cut 68 strands of each color yarn each about 20 in. [52 cm] long. For each Fringe, hold one strand of each color (4 strands total) together and fold in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of Afghan, forming a loop. Pull ends of Fringe through this loop. Pull to tighten. Make one Fringe in each stitch along first and last rows of Throw. Trim Fringe ends evenly.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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