Honeycomb Afghan Pattern

Honeycomb Afghan Pattern
Honeycomb Afghan Pattern

Free Knitting Pattern - Honeycomb Blocks

Size: 50" x 58", plus fringe.

Materials: Bernat Berella "4", 6 4-oz. balls Natural (A), 5 balls Gazelle (B); Bernat-.Aero circular needle No. 13; Bernat-Aero crochet hook size 6:50 mm (J).

Afghan: Strips 1 and 5: With 2 strands B, cast on 20 sts.

Pattern:

Row 1 (wrong side): Knit.

Row 2: * K 1, k 1 in row below (insert needle in hole below st on needle, bring yarn through, sl st above off needle), repeat from * across.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: * K 1 in row below, k 1, repeat from * across. Repeat rows 1-4, 9 times more-40 rows. Cut 1 strand B; tie in 1 strand A. With A and B, work in pat for 40 rows. Cut B. Tie in 2nd strand of A. With 2 strands A, work in pat for 40 rows. Cut 1 strand A; tie in 1 strand B. With A and B, work in pat for 40 rows. Cut A. Tie in 2nd strand of B. With 2 strands B, work in pat for 40 rows. Cut 1 strand B; tie in 1 strand A. With A and B, work in pat for 40 rows. Cut B. Tie in 2nd strand of A. With 2 strands of A, work in pat for 40 rows. Bind off.

Strips 2 and 4: With 1 strand each of A and B, cast on 20 sts. Work in pat as for strips 1 and 5, working 40 rows A and B, 40 rows with 2 strands of A, 40 rows A and B, 40 rows with 2 strands of B, 40 rows A and B, 40 rows with 2 strands of A, 40 rows A and B. Bind off.

Strip 3: With 2 strands of A, cast on 20 sts. Work in pat as for other strips, working 40 rows with 2 strands of A, 40 rows A and B, 40 rows with 2 strands of B, 40 rows A and B, 40 rows with 2 strands of A, 40 rows A and B, 40 rows with 2 strands of B. Bind off.

Finishing: Block all strips. Sew strips tog: 1,2, 3, 4, 5. Steam seams. With 1 strand each of A and B, work 1 row sc across top and bottom edges of afghan.

Fringe: Cut yarn in 16" lengths. Using A and B tog, knot 4 or 5 strands in first sc, * sk 2 sc, knot a fringe in next sc, repeat from * across. Make another row of knots 1 1/2" from first row by dividing each fringe in half and knotting the halves tog.