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Home : Patterns : Winter Night Afghan
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Winter Night Afghan

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: khs-winterNightAfghan
Please note that the colorway shown is the one draped over the back of the chair!
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 8 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
40 inches x 56 inches without border

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Homespun®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-336: Homespun Yarn: Barrington
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Color (B)
Homespun®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-309: Homespun Yarn: Deco
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Homespun®
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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
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Pesto Coral Reef Great Plains Ambrosia Vintage Purple Haze Wisteria Mimosa
Seafoam Spice Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo Abalone Claret
Clouds Desert Mountain Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  790-336 Homespun Yarn: Barrington
   balls
$ 37.45  
Note: (MC)
•  790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco
   balls
$ 22.47  
Note: (CC)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]   $ 4.95  
 

Winter Night Afghan

Lion Brand® Homespun®

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

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
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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  


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 8 reviews)
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Winter Night Afghan Reviewed by Samantha on 2013-12-19 ****
I love the travel-ability of this afghan and the overall look of the finished product. I used burnt orange for the main and buckwheat for the zigzags and I get a lot of complements on it. My biggest complaint is that the yarn unravels very easily so I left myself longer tails for sewing in the ends and hope that this won't make the product look ragged with time!


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