Design of next Afghan

Honeycomb-Slip/Wicker Stitch Afghan

  • Craft : Knitting
  • Made for     : Myself
  • Size : 51" x 66"
  • Needles : US 8 / 5.0 mm
  • Yarn : Cascade Yarns 220 Wool
  • How much? : 17 skeins = 3740.0 yards (3419.9m)
  • Colorway : Orange Theme
  • Notes : Design Completed: 1009.06.16

  • Wicker Stitch for edging and strips
    Stitch pattern length: 4n + 1

    Row 1: K1, *(Slip 1 to dp needle,

    hold dp needle in front,
    k1,
    k1 from dp needle)

    Row 2: P1, *(Skip 1,
    P1,
    P skipped st,
    drop original sts from left needle)

    From: "Big Book of Knitting Stitch Patterns",
    page 83'

    Honeycomb Slip Stitch for body areas
    Stitch pattern length: odd number of sts

    Row 1: K across (right side)
    Row 2: k1, *(slip 1, k1) across
    Row 3: k1 across
    Row 4: *(slip 1, k1) across to last st, slip 1

    From: Mary Thomas's "Book of Knitting Patterns"

    Gauge : 5.5 sts or rows / inch

  • Afghan Dimension: Width: 51.24" or 282 sts
  • Afghan Dimension: Height: 66.00" or 363 sts
  • Edging and Strips: Width: 3.00" or 17 sts
  • Small Panels: Width: 8.25" or 45 sts
  • Large Panel: Width: 22.54" or 124 sts
  • Layout:

    ##########################
    # l l l l # l l l l # #
    # l l l l # l l l l # #
    ##########################
    # l l l l # l l l l # #
    # l l l l # l l l l # #
    ##########################
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    # # # #
    ##########################

  • Color: Strips: Burnt Orange: '#' : 6 skeins
  • Color: Small Panels: Light Orange: 'l' : 2 skeins
  • Color: other Panels: Orange : ' ' : 9 skeins