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Mayfield Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 90210AD Snuggle up in this beautiful lace afghan.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 46 x 54 in. (117 x 137 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-135 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Spice

Dark burnt orange


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 75.92

Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49

GAUGE:
8 sts + 13 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Lace Pattern. 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:
sk2p- slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 2 sts together, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.


ssk (slip, slip, knit)- slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time to right needle, insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together.



PATTERN STITCHES
Seed St (over odd number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1, rep from *, end k1.


Row 2: Knit the p sts and purl the k sts.


Rep Row 2 for Seed st.

NOTES:
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



Lace Pattern
Row 1: K1, * yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, k1; repeat from * across.


Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.


Row 3: K1, * k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k2; repeat from * across.


Row 5: K1, * (yo, ssk) twice, k3, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1; repeat from * across.


Row 7: K1, * k1, (yo, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k2; repeat from * across.


Row 9: K1, * (yo, ssk) twice, yo, sk2p, yo, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1; repeat from * across.


Row 11: K1, * k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k4; repeat from * across.


Row 13: K1, * k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k3; repeat from * across.


Row 15: K1, * k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) twice, k2; repeat from * across.


Row 17: K1, * (k2tog, yo) twice, k3, (yo, ssk) twice, k1; repeat from * across.


Row 19: K2tog, yo, * (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) twice, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * across, end (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) 3 times.


Row 20: Purl.


Rep Rows 1-20 for Lace Pattern.



AFGHAN
Cast on 95 sts.


Work 6 rows in Seed st.


Set-up Row: Work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts, p to last 5 sts, work last 5 sts in Seed st.


Next Row: Keeping first and last 5 sts in Seed st, work Row 1 of Lace Pattern over center 85 sts.


Continue as established, keeping first and last 5 sts in Seed st and working Lace Pattern over center 85 sts, until 8 reps of Rows 1-20 of Lace Pattern have been completed.

Work 6 rows in Seed st.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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