Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: khs-quikknit
This lovely pattern is also popular for use as a prayer shawl / lapghan.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 46 inches x 59 inches
790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco Heathered Solid Soft cream
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.45
790-301 Homespun Yarn: Shaker
Tweed Muted camel, cream and medium gray
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - size 35 [19mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 9.95
5 sts = 3 inches. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Throw is worked with two strands held together throughout.
With A, cast on 75 sts.
Row 1 (RS) With A, k.
Row 2 With A, k.
Row 3 With B, k 1, *sl 1, k 1, rep from * across row.
Row 4 With B, k 1, *sl 1 wyif, k 1 wyib, rep from * across row.
Row 5 With A, k.
Row 6 With A, k.
Row 7 With B, k 2, *sl 1, k 1, rep from * across row, end k 2.
Row 8 With B, k 2, *sl 1 wyif, k 1 wyib, rep from * across row, end k 2.
Rep Rows 1-8 until throw measures approximately 58 inches or desired length, ending with Row 4 or Row 8.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 once.
Bind off loosely.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
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