Rosebuds Afghan Pattern

Rosebuds Afghan Pattern
Afghan Knitting Pattern

 

 

Knitting Patterns - Rosebuds Afghan Pattern

Materials: Worsted weight yarn (57) oz. (1,620 grams, 3,825 yds); Straight knitting needles, size 8 (5.00mm) or size needed for gauge; Crochet hook size H; Yarn needle

Gauge: In stockinette stitch, 18 stitches and 24 rows = 4"

This afghan is done in squares. (20 squares)

Note: When instructed to slip a stitch, always slip as if to knit.

Finished size: 48" x 60"

SSK= With yarn to the back of work, separately slip two stitches as if to knit. Insert left needle to the front through both stitches. Knit together.

Cast on 53 sts.

Row 1 AND ALL WRONG SIDE ROWS: Purl across.

Row 2 (Right side): K 10, K2 tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK (see above), (K9, K2 tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK) twice, K 10.

Row 4: K9, K2 tog, YO, K3, YO, SSK, (K7, K2 tog, YO, K3, YO, SSK) twice, K9.

Row 6: K 10, YO, SSK, YO, K3 tog, YO, (K9, YO, SSK, YO, K3 tog, YO) twice, K 10.

Row 8: K 11, (YO, slip 1, K2 tog, PSSO, YO, K 11) across.

Row 10: K3, K2 tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK, (K9, K2 tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK) 3 times, K3.

Row 12: K2, K2 tog, YO, K3, YO, SSK, (K7, K2 tog, YO, K3, YO, SSK) 3 times, K2.

Row 14: K3, YO, SSK, YO, K3 tog, YO, (K9, YO, SSK, YO, K3 tog, YO) 3 times, K3.

Row 16: K4, YO, slip 1, K2 tog, PSSO, YO, (K 11, YO, slip 1, K2 tog, PSSO, YO) 3 times, K4.

Repeat Rows 1-16 until square measures approximately 12" from cast on edge, ending by working a purl row.

Bind off all sts leaving last loop on needle.

Edging: Drop loop from needle, insert crochet hook in loop, do not turn; work 3 sc in each corner and 48 sc evenly spaced across each side; join with slip st to first sc, finish off.

Assembly: Afghan is assembled by joining 5 completed squares into 4 vertical strips and then by joining strips. Lay out squares in desired order. Join squares as follows: With right sides together, insert yarn needle from right to left through front loop of first square and back loop of second square. Bring the needle around and insert it from right to left through the next loop on both squares. Continue in this manner, keeping the sewing yarn fairly loose.

Border: With right side facing, join yarn with slip st in any corner; ch 1, sc evenly around Afghan working 3 sc in each corner; join with slip st to first sc, finish off.

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