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Warm Clouds Preemie / Newborn Afghan
Lion Brand® Jiffy® - TiffanyTM
Pattern Number: BK4K-0604001
This is a thick, warm and incredibly soft afghan in a simple basketweave pattern.

Made from acrylic and nylon, contains no harsh animal fibers to irritate tender skin.

Fully washable, it gets softer with time. Perfect over baby on chilly days and wonderful on warmer ones as a seat or crib liner -- ensures air circulation under delicate skin.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Preemie, Preemie-to-Newborn, Newborn
18 (24, 30) inches [46 (61, 76) cm] square
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Feb 8, 2010)
AFGHAN Rows 9-12 K2, P2 until 2 4 stitches remain; K2 K4The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

450-330 Jiffy Yarn: Salem A mix of pastel yellow, rose, lilac and pale peacock
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.98
Alternative Quantity: (3, 4)
Note: (A)

260-098 Tiffany Yarn: Cream Natural cream
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 21.96
Alternative Quantity: (6, 8)
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95

GAUGE:
10 sts x 16 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.

NOTES:
Afghan is worked with one strand of (A) and two strands of (B)held together throughout


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
Cast on 48 (64, 80) sts
Rows 1-4 K
Rows 5-8 K4, *P2, K2; repeat from * to end
Rows 9-12 K2, P2 until 4 stitches remain; K4

Repeat rows 5-12 7 (9, 12) times.

Piece will measure approximately 17 (23, 29) inches [43 (58.5, 73.5) cm]
Next 4 Rows Knit.

Bind off all stitches, weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
CC = contrasting color
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
MC = main color
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
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
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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