LION BRAND® HOMESPUN Knit Pet Afghan

This pattern, made of four separate Homespun 'patches' united by an outside border is an ideal project for several people to do together.

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Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn

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LION BRAND® HOMESPUN Knit Pet Afghan
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner SIZE Approximately 14" x 14" [35.6 cm x 35.6 cm] MATERIALS • LION BRAND Homespun 1 skein #364 Mexicana (A) 1 skein #338 Nouveau (B) 1 skein #373 Black (C) or colors of your choice • Size 10 [6 mm] LION BRAND knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE • LION BRAND Large-Eyed Blunt Needle GAUGE 14 sts + 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch (knit every row) BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Afghan is made from four separate squares AFGHAN SQUARE - make 2 in A and 2 in B Cast on 20 sts. Knit every row until piece measures 6”. Bind off as to knit. ASSEMBLY Sew together invisibly as per assembly diagram:

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Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn

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To join two pieces together, thread a largeeyed blunt needle with B. Place the edges of the squares side by side with the right sides (the sides that people will see) FACING OUT.

From the right side, stitch up the sides as shown, alternating one square to the other.

OUTSIDE BORDER: With RS facing and C, pick up and knit 40 sts across cast-on edge 1. Knit 8 rows. Bind off all sts as if to knit. Repeat along edge 2. With RS facing and C, pick up and knit 48 sts across cast-on edge 3. Knit 8 rows. Bind off all sts as if to knit. Repeat along edge 4. Weave in ends. 1

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4 ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning) st(s) = stitch(es) k = knit tog = together RS = right side
*Homespun (Article #790) is a uniquely-textured bulky weightyarn that works up quickly and easily. 98% acrylic, 2% polyester; packaged in 6 oz/170g (185 yd/167m) pull skeins.

Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.

© 1998-2005 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved 34 West 15th Street, New York, New York 10011 Call TOLL-FREE 1-800-258-YARN
No pattern or other material may be reproduced – mechanically, electronically or by any other means, including photocopying – without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company

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