Open Panel Afghan

Open Panel Afghan
Afghan Knitting Pattern

 

 

Free Knitting Patterns - Open Panel Afghan

 

This two color knit afghan of yarn (3 1/2 ounce skeins) has an open look but will keep you warm on a cold winter night. You will need 10 skeins color A, 8 skeins color B and number 11 standard knitting needles. Three panels are worked with color A and 2 of color B.

Abbreviations:

k (knit) St (stitch) yo (yarn over) tog (together)

Gauge: 5 sts equal 2 inches

Cast on 24 sts. K 6 rows for border.

Pattern: Rows 1 through 6: K 4, *yo, k 2 tog, k 2, repeat from *, end k 6.

Rows 7 through 12: K.

Repeat last 12 rows for pattern until 76 inches from beginning, ending with Row 12. Bind off. Sew panels tog with A panels on each side and center, B panels between.

Fringe: Knot 2 strands, 14 inches long before folding, across upper and lower edges, matching panels. Steam lightly.

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