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Updated Ripple Afghan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: KHCAfghan
DESIGNED BY THERESA GAFFEY For A Knitter's Home Companion Copyright © A Knitter's Home Companion by Michelle Edwards, published by STC Craft / Melanie Falick Books, an imprint of Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2011.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
45" wide x 54" long

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-110 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Navy

Darkest blue


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Note: (A)

860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green

Light muted green


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860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


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860-149 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Silver Grey

Medium sterling gray


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860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green

Bright yellow-green


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Boye Aluminum Circular Knitting Needles 29 inches Size 10
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GAUGE:
14 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Garter stitch (knit every row) 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:
Garter Zigzag(multiple of 30 sts + 3; 2-row repeat)
Row 1 (RS): K1, skp, *k13, CO 1 st, k1, CO 1 st, k13, s2kp2; repeat from * to last 30 sts, k13, CO 1 st, k1, CO 1 st, k13, k2tog, k1.


Row 2: K1, p1, *k14, p1; repeat from * to last st, k1.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Garter Zigzag.



Stripe Sequence
*Working in Garter Zigzag, work 20 rows (10 Garter ridges) in A, 4 rows (2 ridges) in B, 16 rows (8 ridges) in C, 8 rows (4 ridges) in D, then 20 rows (10 ridges) in E; repeat from * for Stripe Sequence.

NOTES:
Work CO sts within the pattern using Backward Loop CO.

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INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN
Using A, CO 213 sts.

Begin Garter Zigzag; work even until piece measures approximately 54" from the beginning, ending with next-to last row of Stripe Sequence.

Continuing with E, BO all sts knitwise.


FINISHING
Block as desired.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
BO = bind off
CO = cast on
k = knit
S2KP or S2KP2 = slip 2 stitches together, knit 1, pass two slip stitches over
skp = slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over
st(s) = stitch(es)


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