Panel Afghan

Panel Afghan
Panel Afghan

Published by Columbia-Minerva Corporation - Columbia-Minerva Afghan Book, Volume 722.

Approximate Size: 48" x 68"

Materials Required: Columbia-Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 Oz. Skein) 8 Skeins--1 Skein is sufficient for 1 Strip including Fringe OR Columbia-Minerva Nantuk 4 Ply Knitting Yarn (Knitting Worsted Size--2 or 4 oz. skein) 32 Oz.--4 Oz. is sufficient for 1 Strip including Fringe; Knitting Needles: 1 Pair "Boye" Size 10 1/2--10 inch

Gauge: Each strip should measure 6 inches in width

1 "Boye" Aluminum Crochet Hook "F" (Size 3 or 4)

Pattern Stitch: (20 Sts.)

Row 1--(Right side of work) K 2, P 2, Y.O., K 4, K 2 together in back of Sts., K 2 together in front of Sts., K 4, Y.O., P 2, K 2.

Row 2--And all even rows--P 2, K 2, P 12, K 2, P 2.

Row 3--K 2, P 2, K 1, Y.O., K 3, K 2 together in back of Sts., K 2 together in front of Sts., K 3, Y.O., K 1, P 2, K 2.

Row 5--K 2, P 2, K 2, Y.O. K 2, K 2 together in back of Sts., K 2 together in front of Sts., K 2, Y.O., K 2, P 2, K 2.

Row 7--K 2, P 2, K 3, Y.O., K 1, K 2 together in back of Sts., K 2 together in front of Sts., K 1, Y.O., K 3, P 2, K 2.

Row 9--K 2, P 2, K 4, Y.O., K 2 together in back of Sts., K 2 together in front of Sts., Y.O., K 4, P 2, K 2.

Row 10--Same as Row 2.

Repeat these 10 rows for pattern.

Afghan--One Strip: Cast on 20 Sts. Work in Pattern St. for 30 Patterns (repeat Pattern 29 times more), bind off. Strip should measure 68 inches.

Make 7 more Strips. Before joining, block each Strip to 6 inches by 68 inches.

To Join Afghan: With Crochet Hook and a matching color yarn slip St. 2 Strips together on wrong side of work, picking up 1 loop of St. Join remaining Strips in same manner. With matching color yarn, work 1 row of slip St. at each side of Afghan.

Fringe: (Each Strip has a fringe of matching color at each end.) Wind yarn over a 5 1/2 inch cardboard (spreading yarn across the cardboard to keep strands same length). Cut loops at 1 end. Fold and knot 3 strands across each end of matching color Strip about 1/2 inch apart. Make Fringe for each of the remaining Strips the same.

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