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Royal Pet Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: BK4K-0506001-K For the pet who deserves only the best! This afghan, made of four separate Homespun 'patches' united by an outside border is an ideal project for several people to do together.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 14" x 14" [35.6 cm x 35.6 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-364 Homespun Yarn: Mexicana DISCONTINUED Tweed A fiesta of burgundy, blue, gold, purple and contrasting black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (A)

790-338 Homespun Yarn: Nouveau

'Painterly' color Chocolate, gray, and tan


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

790-373 Homespun Yarn: Black

Heathered Solid True black


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

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


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

GAUGE:
14 sts + 26 rows = 4 inches [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.

NOTES:
Afghan is made from four separate squares


INSTRUCTIONS



AFGHAN

SQUARE - make 2 in A and 2 in B
Cast on 20 sts.

Knit every row until piece measures 6 inches.

Bind off as to knit.


ASSEMBLY

Sew together invisibly as per assembly diagram:
To join two pieces together, thread a large-eyed blunt needle with B.

Place the edges of the squares side by side with the right sides (the sides that people will see) FACING OUT.



From the right side, stitch up the sides as shown, alternating one square to the other.
OUTSIDE BORDER:

With RS facing and C, pick up and knit 40 sts across cast-on edge 1.

Knit 8 rows.

Bind off all sts as if to knit.

Repeat along edge 2.

With RS facing and C, pick up and knit 48 sts across cast-on edge 3 and ends of edges 1 and 2 borders.

Knit 8 rows.

Bind off all sts as if to knit.

Repeat along edge 4.

Weave in ends.

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ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
p3tog = purl 3 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)


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