Plaid Afghan | Number 742-3 | Afghan Pattern

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This free pattern originally published by Columbia Minerva as Afghans by Columbia Minerva , Volume No. 742.

Approximate Size: 49" x 60"


Columbia-Minerva Nantuk 4 ply Knitting Yarn (Knitting Worsted size-2 or 4 oz skein)-32 ounces Main Color (MC) and 4 ounces each of Colors 1 and 2
Columbia-Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 oz skein) 8 skeins Main Color (MC) and 1 skein each of Colors 1 and 2)


4 ply
Main Color-Gold
Color 1-Black
Color 2-White

Knitting Needles: 1 pair "Boye" Size 10, 4 bobbins and 1 Steel Crochet Hook Size 1
Knitting Chart

Gauge: 4 sts to 1 inch, 11 rows to 2 inches

ONE PANEL: (Make 6 the same) Wind 2 bobbins each of Colors 1 and 2. With MC cast on 34 sts. Work in plaid pat from chart, joining bobbins and being careful to twist yarn when changing color to prevent holes. Repeat the 64 rows of chart 4 times more, bind off.

TO JOIN: Matching design and holding 2 panels with wrong sides tog, with Color 1 work 1 row of sc through st at edge of both panels. Join remaining panels in same manner. With Color 1 work 1 row of sc at side edges. On each side of Color 1 joining and at inside of each side edge, with Color 2 work 1 row of sl st. Break yarn and fasten.

TRIPLE KNOT FRINGE: Cut MC into 20 inch lengths. Using 6 strands, fold and knot in 1st, then about every 5th st at each end of Afghan. Divide strands and knot again across each end. Divide strands and make another row of knots.

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