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Warm Up America Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: khs-warmUpAmericaAfghan Warm Up America! is an initiative from the Craft Yarn Council to create warm afghans for donation. Each afghan is made of individual squares that are then sewn together as shown in this pattern. This is a great project to do with a group of beginning knitters!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
49 inches x 63 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-302 Homespun Yarn: Colonial Heathered Solid Dark and medium blue
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96
Note: (A)

790-374 Homespun Yarn: Granite Heathered Solid Medium grays


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.97
Note: (B)

790-311 Homespun Yarn: Rococo Heathered Solid Light cool beige
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96
Note: (C)

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

GAUGE:
Each Piece measures 7 inches x 9 inches (18 x 23 cm). 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



PATTERN I (Garter St) - make 17 in A
Cast on 25 sts.
Knit every row until piece measures 9 inches.

Bind off as to knit.



PATTERN II (Seed St) - make 16 in B
Cast on 25 sts.
Row 1 K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across
Rep Row 1 for Pattern II until piece measures 9 inches.

Bind off in pattern.



PATTERN III (Irish Moss St) - make 16 in C
Cast on 25 sts.
Rows 1 and 4: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across.
Rows 2 and 3: P1, *k1, p1; rep from * across.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Pattern III until piece measures 9 inches.

Bind off in pattern on Row 2 or 4.



FINISHING
Sew together invisibly as per assembly diagram:

ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM



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ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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