Ripple-and-Lace Afghan – Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

Ripple and Lace Vintage Design (1960s)

Publisher: Columbia Minerva, Volume 742

Description

Ripple Afghan – Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

Approximate size: 48″ x 68″

Red White Knitted Afghan Free Vintage Pattern

A rippled blanket decorated with a fringe

Required level of skills:

Intermediate

Yarn:

Worsted 4 ply yarn – 16 ounces in light color and 20 ounces in dark color

Gauge:

4 sts x 5 rows = 1 inch

INSTRUCTIONS

Pattern Stitch:

Cast on 25 sts.
Row 1 (rs ). K 3, P 1 in loop between sts (inc), P 7, yo, K 3 tog, yo, P 8, K 2 tog, K 2.
Row 2. P 3, K 8, P 3, K 8, P 3. Rep Rows (1 and 2) 8 times more.
Row 19. K 2, sl 1, K 1, psso, P 8, yo, sl 1, K 2 tog, psso, yo, P 7, P 1 st in loop between sts, K3.
Row 20. P 3, K 8, P 3, K 8, P 3. Repeat last 2 rows 8 times more.
Repeat pat (36 rows) 8 times more, then repeat Rows 1 through 18, bind off.

Afghan:

Make 4 strips with dark color and 3 strips with light color.

To Join:

Weave or sew strips tog on wrong side of work neatly (to make afghan reversible), alternating light and dark colors and having dark color at each side.

Fringe:

Wind light color yarn over a 6 inch cardboard. Cut yarn at one end. Fold and knot 12 strands in each eyelet and at center cable of each dark color strip. With dark color knot fringe in each light color strip in same manner.

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