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Summer Stripes Baby Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90731AD This afghan brings together simple lace and stripes for a light baby blanket.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 29 1/2 x 37 in. (75 x 94 cm), including border

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green Light muted green


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Note: (B)

860-140 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Rose

Light muted pink


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Note: (C)

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


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Note: (D)

860-101 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pink

Light pink


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Note: (E)

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

Additional Materials
circular knitting needle size 9 (5.5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
GAUGE:
15 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Eyelet 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:
PATTERN STITCH
Eyelet Pattern (multiple of 4 + 3 sts)
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2 and all WS Rows: Knit.
Row 3: K2, *k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 5: K4, *k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 7: Rep Row 3.
Row 8: Knit.
Rep Rows 1-8 for Eyelet Pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS



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

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
With B, cast on 123 sts.
Rows 1-8: With B, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to A.
Rows 9-16: With A, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to E.
Rows 17-32: With E, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern twice.
Change to D.
Rows 33-40: With D, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to C.
Rows 41-48: With C, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to B.
Rows 49-56: With B, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to A.
Rows 57-72: With A, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern twice.
Change to B.
Rows 73-80: With B, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to C.
Rows 81-88: With C, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to D.
Rows 89-96: With D, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to E.
Rows 97-112: With E, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern twice.
Change to A.
Rows 113-120: With A, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Change to B.
Rows 121-128: With B, work Rows 1-8 of Eyelet Pattern.
Bind off.



FINISHING
Border (along cast on and bound off edges)
From RS, with C, pick up and knit 123 sts evenly spaced along cast on edge.
Row 1 (WS): Knit.
Row 2 (RS): K2, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 125 sts at the end of this row.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: K2, yo, k1, *(k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, yo, k2 - 127 sts at the end of this row.
Row 5: Knit.
Change to D.
Row 6: With D, k2, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 129 sts at the end of this row.
Row 7: Purl.
Row 8: K2, yo, k3, *(k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, yo, k2 - 131 sts at the end of this row.
Row 9: Knit.
Change to E.
Row 10: With E, k2, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 133 sts at the end of this row.
Bind off as if to knit.
Work border along bound off edge in same way.



Border (side edges)
From RS, with C, pick up and knit 89 sts evenly spaced along one side edge.
Row 1 (WS): Knit.
Row 2 (RS): K2, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 91 sts at the end of this row.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: K2, yo, k1, *(k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, yo, k2 - 93 sts at the end of this row.
Row 5: Knit.
Change to D.
Row 6: With D, k2, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 95 sts at the end of this row.
Row 7: Purl.
Row 8: K2, yo, k3, *(k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, yo, k2 - 97 sts at the end of this row.
Row 9: Knit.
Change to E.
Row 10: With E, k2, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 99 sts at the end of this row.
Bind off as if to knit.
Work border along opposite side edge in same way.
Sew corner edges of borders together.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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