I came up with this because i need a quick, but pretty afghan pattern. This is pretty basic, but with the color changes I think it just flows so well. I think i'm going to try it again with more colors and changing them every two blocks.
Size: approx. 60"x 64"
Yarn: worsted weight, approximately 3045yds. (I used Caron Simply Soft: white(1 skein), lt. country blue(2 skeins), contry blue(3 skeins), and dk country blue(3.5 skeins).)
Gauge: 16 sts and 20 rows= 4" square
Needles: US size 10 circluar needle
Using White (or first color) CO 270 stitches
Rows 1-14 knit all stitches
row 15: k10 * p10, k10* repeat ending with k10
row 16: k10 *k10, p10* repeat ending with k10
rows 17-26: repeat rows 15 and 16.
Row 27: k10 *k10, p10* repeat ending with k10
Row 28: k10 *p10, k10* repeat ending with k10
Rows 29-38: repeat rows 27 and 28.
Repeat blocks 1 & 2 changing colors as indicated for a total of 30 blocks.
Make: 3-white blocks (color 1)
6-light blue blocks (color 2)
9-medium blue blocks (color 3)
12-dark blue blocks (color4)
End with 14 rows of knitting all stitches in dark blue (color 4)
If you have any questions just leave a comment or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy knitting :)
2 years ago