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Zigzag Throw
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour® - Homespun® - Unique
Pattern Number: L32340 This contemporary chevron striped afghan is knitted with a variety of yarns to create this jewel-toned appearance.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 42 x 54 in. (106.5 x 137 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-145 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant Dark purple
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.78
Note: (A)

861-108 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Lapis

Teal with blue sparkle


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.07
Note: (B)

861-186 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Bronze Amber orange with orange sparkle
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

790-404 Homespun Yarn: Lagoon

'Painterly' color Deep blue, emerald, and chocolate brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (D)

790-399 Homespun Yarn: Apple Green

Heathered Solid Muted medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (E)

755-201 Unique Yarn: Garden

Royal purple, forest green, olive green, medium green, magenta, lavender


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 17.97
Note: (F)

755-203 Unique Yarn: Passion Fruit

Brown, terracotta, magenta, teal, green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Note: (G)

Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over 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:
sk2p (slip-k2tog-pass slipped st over) A double decrease worked as follows: 1.

Insert right needle as if to knit, and slip the next st from the left needle to the right needle.

2.

Knit the next 2 sts together.

3.

With tip of left needle, lift the slipped st (the 2nd st on right needle) up and over the k2tog (first st on right needle) and off the needle - you have decreased 2 sts.

Yo (yarn over) An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows: 1.

Bring yarn to front, between the needles.

2.

Take yarn to back, over the right needle.

This creates the new st.

You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.



PATTERN STITCHES Zigzag Pattern (worked over a multiple of 16 sts + 1 extra) Row 1 (RS): K1, *yo, k6, sk2p, k6, yo, k1; rep from * across row.

Row 2: Purl.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Zigzag pattern.

NOTES:
1.

Throw is worked with 1 or 2 strands of yarns.

2.

A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



THROW With 1 strand each of A and B held together, cast on 129 sts.

Knit 3 rows.

Beg Zigzag Pattern Rows 1-8: With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, and beg with Row 1, work in Zigzag pattern.

Rows 9-12: Change to 1 strand of D and continue in Zigzag pattern.

Rows 13-20: Change to 1 strand each of B and F held tog and continue in Zigzag pattern.

Rows 21-24: Change to 1 strand of E and continue in Zigzag pattern.

Rows 25-28: Change to 1 strand each of C and G held tog and continue in Zigzag pattern.

Rep Rows 1-28 three more times, then rep Rows 1-7 once more.

With 1 strand each of A and B held together, knit 3 rows.

Bind off loosely.



FINISHING Fringe Cut one 18 in.

(45.5 cm) length each of A, B, C, F and G.

Hold strands together and fold in half.

Use crochet hook to draw fold through one corner of Throw, forming a loop.

Pull ends of fringe through loop and tighten.

Rep to work 17 fringes evenly spaced across each end of Throw.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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