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Princess Basketweave Throw
Lion Brand® Baby's First®
Pattern Number: L0007
This seed stitch afghan makes a great blanket for naptime.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 30 x 33 in. (76 x 84 cm)
925-103 Baby's First Yarn: Fairy Tale
Pale rose pink
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Circular knitting needle size 10 (6 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
12 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Basketweave 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.
PATTERN STITCH 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.
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.
Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
THROW Cast on 90 sts.
Rows 1-6: Work in Seed st for lower edge border.
Begin Basketweave Pattern Row 7: Work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts for side border, place marker (pm), p16, *k16, p16; rep from * to last 5 sts, pm, work in Seed st as established over last 5 sts for side border.
Row 8: Work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts, slip marker (sm), k to last 5 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 5 sts.
Rows 9-28: Rep last 2 rows 10 more times.
Row 29: Work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts for border, sm, k16, *p16, k16; rep from * to last 5 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 5 sts for border.
Row 30: Work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts, sm, k to last 5 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 5 sts.
Rows 31-50: Rep last 2 rows 10 more times.
Rows 51-160: Rep Rows 7-50 twice more, then rep Rows 7-28 once more.
Rows 161-166: Work in Seed st across for top border.Bind off.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
k = knit
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
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