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Knitted Tranquil Lapghan

Designed by Grace Alexander
Photos and instructions courtesy of Red Heart® Yarn

 

 

 

 

 

Knitted Tranquil Lapghan
Keep the chills away with this easy knitted lap-sized afghan, crafted from tranquil shades of blue and green.

Skill Level: Easy

Abbreviations:

    K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; St st = Stockinette stitch; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified

Size:

    Afghan is 36" (91cm) X 48" (122 cm)

Materials Needed:

Gauge:

    16 sts = 4" (10cm); 22 rounds = 4" (10cm) in Stockinette Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

Notes:

    Afghan is worked back and forth in rows. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches.

Pattern Stitch Row:

    Row 1 (Right Side): With A, k2, [p2, k2] across.
    Row 2: P2, [k2, p2] across.
    Row 3: P2, [k2, p2] across.
    Row 4: K2, [p2, k2] across.
    Repeat Rows 1-4 for Pattern Stitch.

Directions: LAPGHAN

    With A, cast on 130 sts. Work 6 rows in Pattern st.
    With B, work 20 rows in St st.
    With A, work 10 rows in Pattern st.
    With B, work 30 rows in St st.
    With A, work 16 rows in Pattern st.
    With B, work 50 rows in St st.
    With A, work 6 rows in Pattern st.
    With B, work 50 rows in St st.
    With A, work 16 rows in Pattern st.
    With B, work 30 rows in St st.
    With A, work 10 rows in Pattern st.
    With B, work 20 rows in St st.
    With A, work 6 rows in Pattern st. Bind off in pattern.

FINISHING

    Side Edges: With right side facing and A, pick up and knit 194 sts evenly along one long edge. Work in Pattern st. for 10 rows. Bind off in pattern.
    Repeat along opposite long edge. Weave in ends.


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