Creative Knitting - Graceful Lace SIP 2019 : 2019-04-01

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HAPPILY HOMESPUN

Ribbed Afghan & BOLSTER FRANCES HUGHES Designs by This quick- to- knit set is the perfect way to bring lace into your living room. Bolster Pattern Stitch EASY Chevron Rib Row 1 (RS): Gauge K1, [yo, k2tog] 6 times, p1, *k1, p1, [k2, p1] twice, k1, p1; rep from * to last 13 sts, k1, [yo, k2tog] 6 times. P13, k1, *p2, [k1, p1] twice, k1, p2, k1; rep from * to last 13 sts, p13. K1, [yo, k2tog] 6 times, p1, *k3, p3, k3, p1; rep from * to last 13 sts, k1, [yo, k2tog] 6 times. P13, k2, [p3, k1, p3, k3] 7 times, p3, k1, p3, k2, p13. Rep Rows 1–4 for pat. Finished Sizes 16 sts = 4 inches/10cm in St st. To save time, take time to check gauge. Afghan: 44 x 62 inches, after blocking 20 inches long x 19 inches around Special Abbreviati­on Bolster: Row 2: Make Bobble (MB): Work (p1, k1, p1, k1) all in next st, sl 2nd, 3rd and 4th sts over first st to complete bobble. Row 3: Materials (Afghan) • Bulky weight yarn (100% Peruvian highland wool): 927 yds/900g white • Size 11 (8mm) 32-inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge Bolster Row 4: Cast on 75 sts. K8, p3, [yo, k1, yo, p2] 3 times, k3, *p2, MB, p2, k3; rep from * 3 times, p2, [yo, k1, yo, p2] 3 times, p1, k8— 87 sts. P8, k3, [p3, k2] 3 times, p3, [k5, p3] 4 times, k2, [p3, k2] 3 times, k1, p8. K8, p3, [k3, p2] 3 times, k3, [p5, k3] 4 times, p2, [k3, p2] 3 times, p1, k8. P8, k3, [p3tog, k2] 3 times, p3, [k5, p3] 4 times, k2, [p3tog, k2] 3 times, k1, p8—75 sts. Work [Rows 1–4] 18 times or until piece measures about 19 inches. Bind off. Row 1 Afghan Materials (Bolster) Cast on 107 sts. Row 2: • Bulky weight yarn (100% Peruvian highland wool): 309 yds/300g white • Size 101/2 (6.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge • Bolster pillow form • 2 (11/2-inch) round shank buttons Border Row 1: Row 2: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * across. Purl across. Rep [Rows 1 and 2] 7 times. Row 3: Body Row 4: Work [Rows 1–4 of Chevron Rib pat] 38 times. Afghan Border Row 1: Row 2: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * across. Purl across. Rep [Rows 1 and 2] 7 times, then rep Row 1. Bind off loosely pwise. Block as desired. Gauge 12 sts and 16 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Chevron Rib pat. To save time, take time to check gauge. Finishing Sew cast- on and bound- off edges tog. Insert pillow form. Run gathering thread through sts at each end and draw up to close. Sew button in center of each end. n 102 CreativeKn­ittingMGra­cefulAPRIL­2019FINDUS@www.facebook.com/ agazine Lace

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