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Winter Night Afghan
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: khs-winterNightAfghan
Please note that the colorway shown is the one draped over the back of the chair!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
40 inches x 56 inches without border

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-336 Homespun Yarn: Barrington Heathered Solid Deep violet and teal
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.45
Note: (MC)

790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco Heathered Solid Soft cream
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47
Note: (CC)

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

GAUGE:
12 sts = 4 inches (10 cm); each square measures 8 inches x 8 inches. 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



AFGHAN (made up of 35 squares)
SQUARE
Using MC, cast on 24 sts.

Work in garter-st (k every row) for 5 inches.

Change to CC and work for 3 inches more.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew squares tog invisibly as per ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM below.



BORDER
With MC, attach yarn at upper right corner.

With RS facing, pick up and k 121 sts along top edge.

Next Row Work in garter st, inc 1 st each end of row.

Following Row Work even.

Bind off on next row, inc 1 st at beg and end of row.

Work bottom edge to correspond.

Along side edge, pick up and k 168 sts.

Work as for top border.

Work other side to correspond.

Sew corners invisibly.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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