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Basketweave Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 90332AD This cozy afghan features the classic basketweave pattern, a simple yet elegant stitch pattern.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 42 x 47 in. (106.5 x 119.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

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

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 75.92

Lion Brand Size 15 [10 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
9 1/2 sts and 13 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in 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:
Seed Stitch (over even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across.


Row 2: P the knit sts and k the purl 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



AFGHAN
Cast on 100 sts.

Work 6 rows in Seed st.


Begin Basketweave Pattern
Row 1: (K1, p1) twice, k1, p18, *k18, p18; rep from * to last 5 sts, (k1, p1) twice, k1.


Row 2: (K1, p1) twice, k1, knit to last 5 sts, (k1, p1) twice, k1.


Rows 3-24: Rep last 2 rows 11 more times.


Row 25: (K1, p1) twice, k1, k18, *p18, k18; rep from * to last 5 sts, (k1, p1) twice, k1.


Row 26: (K1, p1) twice, k1, knit to last 5 sts, (k1, p1) twice, k1.


Rows 27-48: Rep last 2 rows 11 more times.


Rep Rows 1-48 two more times.

Work 6 rows in Seed st.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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