Snow Queen Afghan Pattern

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Snow Queen Afghan Pattern

All the delicate tracery of frost on the pane is apparent in this lovely lace pattern. Especially designed as a light throw to use in your feminine bedroom.

COATS & CLARK'S "RED HEART" SUPER FINGERING, 3 Ply, Art. E. 239 (1 oz. "Tangle-Proof" Pull-Out Skeins): 24 skeins of No. 1 White.

Knitting needles, 1 pair No. 5.

Afghan measures 42 x 64 inches

Lace strip measures 6¼ inches wide; seed stitch strip measures 1¾ inches wide.

GAUGE: Lace Stitch—13½ sts = 2 inches. Seed Stitch—5 sts = 1 inch.

LACE STRIP (Make 5) . . . Starting at narrow edge, cast on 42 sts. 1st and all uneven rows (wrong side): K 1, p 6, (k 2, p 11) twice; k 2, p 6, k 1. 2nd row: P 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o.; O, k 4, (p 2, k 4, O, sl 1, k 2 tog, p.s.s.o.; O, k 4) twice; p 2, k 4, O, k 2 tog, p 1. 4th row: P 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o.; k 1, O, k 3, (p 2, k 3, O, k 1, sl 1, k 2 tog, p.s.s.o.; k 1, O, k 3) twice; p 2, k 3, O, k 1, k 2 tog, p 1. 6th row: P 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o.; k 2, O, k 2, (p 2, k 2, O, k 2, sl 1, k 2 tog, p.s.s.o.; k 2, O, k 2) twice; p 2, k 2, O, k 2, k 2 tog, p 1. 8th row: P 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o.; k 3, O, k 1, (p 2, k 1, O, k 3, sl 1, k 2 tog, p.s.s.o.; k 3, O, k 1) twice; p 2, k 1, O, k 3, k 2 tog, p 1. 10th row: P 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o.; k 4, O, (p 2, O, k 4, sl 1, k 2 tog, p.s.s.o.; k 4, O) twice; p 2, O, k 4, k 2 tog, p 1. 12th, 14th, 16th and 18th rows: Repeat 8th, 6th, 4th, 2nd rows. Repeat last 18 rows for pattern until total length is about 64 inches, ending with first row of pattern. Bind off.

SEED STITCH STRIP (Make 6) ... Start­ing at narrow edge, cast on 9 sts. 1st row: K 1, * p 1, k 1. Repeat from * across. Repeat last row for pattern until length is same as Lace Strip. Bind off in pattern. Block to measurements. Sew strips neatly to­gether lengthwise, alternating pat­terns.

BORDER ... With right side facing, sc closely around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join. Break off and fasten.

FRINGE ... Cut 8 strands 22 inches long for each fringe. Make a fringe evenly spaced across each narrow edge about 1 inch apart. Then follow directions for Knotted Fringe. Make another row of knots as before. Trim evenly.