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Home : Patterns : Super-Quick Afghan
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Super-Quick Afghan

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Lion Brand® Homespun® - Fancy Fur - Fun Fur® - Lion® Suede
Pattern #: 50573
Rating: ****3.7 (based on 7 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
About 40 inches x 48 inches [127 cm x 122 cm]

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jan 12, 2006)


Original materials list was short. The correct quantities:
• 220-256 Fancy Fur: Ecru & Ebony: 6 Skeins (E)
• 210-153 Lion Suede: Ebony 2 Skeins (J)

The finished size will be approximately 40 inches x 48 inches.

The instructions that formerly read 'repeat color pattern until throw measures 48 inches' now read 'Repeat color pattern three more times'.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Color (A)
Homespun®

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Color (B)
Homespun®

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Color (C)
Homespun®

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Color (D)
Homespun®

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Color (E)
Fancy Fur

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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions

Color (F)
Fun Fur®

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Color (G)
Fun Fur®

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Color (H)
Fun Fur®

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Color (I)
Lion® Suede

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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions

Color (J)
Lion® Suede

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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions
To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Homespun®
Gemstone Stripes Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor
Sierra Regency Baroque Waterfall Gothic Prairie Barrington Nouveau
Windsor Corinthian Mediterranean Delft Quartz Montana Sky Black Candy Apple
Harvest Olive Barley Grape Cream Golden Meadow Fiesta
Plum Apple Green Lagoon Parfait Ocean Painted Desert Wild Fire Bourbon
Herb Garden Mixed Berries Pearls Marble Amethyst Pesto Coral Reef Great Plains
Ambrosia Tumbleweed Vintage Purple Haze Wisteria Mimosa Seafoam Spice
Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo Abalone Claret Clouds Desert Mountain
Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
Lion® Suede
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
Fun Fur®
Ivory White Soft Pink Flamingo Sapphire Cobalt Raspberry Red
Champagne Tigers Eye Chocolate Taupe Terracotta Neon Orange Orchid Magenta
Grape Silver Fox Onyx Sterling Black Neon Lemon Amber Moss
Aquamarine Violet Purpletini Neon Lime Lime Hot Pink Indigo Lava
Sandstone Confetti Citrus Tropical Mango Ginger Café Cotton Candy Stripes
South Beach Stripes Mexicana Stripes Copacabana Stripes Deep Sea Stripes
Fancy Fur
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins
*Fancy Fur (Article #220). 55% Polyamide 45% Polyester ; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (39yds/35m) pull skeins
*Fun Fur® (Article #320). 100% Polyester; package size: Solids: 1.75 oz/50g; 64 yd/58m balls
Prints: 1.5 oz/40g; 57 yd/52m balls
Exotics: 1.75 oz/50g; 55 yd/50m balls (Note: Exotics shades are lay flat to dry)
*Lion® Suede (Article #210). 100% Polyester; package size: Solids: 3.00 oz./85g; 122 yd/110m balls
Prints: 3:00 oz/85g; 111 yd/100m balls

You can also buy materials separately
 
MATERIALS
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco
   ball
$ 7.49  
Note: (A)
•  790-311 Homespun Yarn: Rococo
   ball
$ 7.49  
Note: (B)
•  790-300 Homespun Yarn: Hepplewhite
   ball
$ 7.49  
Note: (C)
•  790-318 Homespun Yarn: Sierra
   ball
$ 7.49  
Note: (D)
•  220-256 Fancy Fur Yarn: Ecru & Ebony
   balls
$ 17.94  
Discontinued, sorry!
Click for yarn substitutions
Note: (E)
•  320-153 Fun Fur Yarn: Black
   ball
$ 4.99  
Note: (F)
•  320-124 Fun Fur Yarn: Champagne
   ball
$ 4.99  
Note: (G)
•  320-126 Fun Fur Yarn: Chocolate
   ball
$ 4.99  
Note: (H)
•  210-126 Lion Suede Yarn: Coffee
   ball
$ 4.89  
Discontinued, sorry!
Click for yarn substitutions
Note: (I)
•  210-153 Lion Suede Yarn: Ebony
   balls
$ 9.78  
Discontinued, sorry!
Click for yarn substitutions
Note: (J)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 50 [25 mm] ('Speed Stix')   $ 11.99  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Super-Quick Afghan

Lion Brand® Homespun® - Fancy Fur - Fun Fur® - Lion® Suede

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

COLOR PATTERN
Row 1
Knit with 3 strands of I held together.
Row 2 Knit with 3 strands of E held together.
Row 3 Knit with 1 strand each F, G and H (3 strands) held together.
Row 4 Knit with 3 strands D held together.
Row 5 Knit with 1 strand each F, G and H (3 strands) held together.
Row 6 Knit with 3 strands B held together.
Row 7 Knit with 3 strands E held together.
Row 8 Knit with 3 strands J held together.
Row 9 Knit with 3 strands E held together.
Row 10 Knit with 3 strands C held together.
Row 11 Knit with 3 strands J held together.
Row 12 Knit with 1 strand each F, G and H (3 strands) held together.
Row 13 Knit with 3 strands A held together.

NOTES:

Because of the nature of working with Speed Stix, achieving an exact gauge is not necessary for this project.

Divide each ball/skein into 3 balls. When changing yarns, leave 9" [23 cm] tails for fringe.

Editor’s Note: When creating fringe using Homespun please note that because of the texture of the yarn the fringe will fray when cut. If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or fray check.


AFGHAN
With 3 strands A held together, cast on 50 stitches. Change to 3 strands of I and begin working color pattern in Garter stitch (knit every row). Repeat color pattern Rows 1-13 three more times. Bind off loosely with 3 strands of A.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ****3.7 (based on 7 reviews)
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Super-Quick Afghan Reviewed by remmusreckeb on 2012-11-27 ****
When I made this many of the yarns were discontinues, so I had so sub out a bunch. I did it in purples and gave it as an "in memory of" git to a friend's mother and it was well received. It is a messy afghan, but pretty and warm


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