Approximate Size 50 inches by 72 inches
MATERIALS - BEAR BRAND TWIN-PAK DELUXE KNITTING WORSTED, 16 ozs., Rustone 29; BEAR BRAND TWIN-PAK DELUXE KNITTING WORSTED OMBREE, 42 ozs., Rust 020.
or FLEISHER'S TWIN-PAK SUPERIOR KNITTING WORSTED, 16 ozs., Rustone 129;
"Boye" Knitting Needles. 1 pair Size 6.
GAUGE FOR GARTER ST—9 sts = 2 inches; 15 ridges = 4 inches
OMBREE STRIP (MAKE 7)—With Ombree Rust, cast on 18 sts and k 4 rows (2 ridges) in garter st.
PATTERN—Row 1—K 3, * wrap yarn around needle twice, k 1; rpt from * to within last 3 sts, yarn over once, k last 3 sts (43 sts). Row 2 (right side)—K 3, drop next wrap st, * p 2, drop next wrap st; rpt from * to within last 3 sts, k 3 (30 sts). Row 3—K 3, k 2 tog., k 20, k 2 tog., k 3 (28 sts). Row 4—K 3, k 2 tog., k 18, k 2 tog., k 3 (26 sts). Row 5—K 3, p 2 tog. twice, p 12, p 2 tog. twice, k 3 (22 sts). Row 6—K 3, k 2 tog. twice, k 8, k 2 tog. twice, k 3 (18 sts). Rpt these 6 rows for pattern until work measures about 64 ins., end with pattern row 6, then k 2 rows. Bind off.
SOLID COLOR STRIP (MAKE 8)—With Rustone, cast on 8 sts, knit each row (garter st) until there are as many ridges as on side of Ombree Strip. Bind off.
FINISHING—Arrange Strips in place as shown on chart (alternating 1 Solid Strip and 1 Ombree Strip) with pattern curving upward in one Ombree Strip and downward in the next Ombree Strip. From wrong side, sew Strips together matching ridges at sides of Strips.
FRINGE—Wind yarn around a 5-inch cardboard, cut at one end. Matching colors, tie a 2 strand Fringe in every other st along top and bottom of Afghan.
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