Brooke Baby Afghan
Ann V. Gallentine
This afghan matches the famous “Quick Baby Sweater”. It goes real fast and can be made in a couple of days for a quick baby gift.
Materials: #10.5 needles or size to obtain gauge, 9 ozs Worsted Weight Yarn, 7 ozs Sport Weight Yarn
Gauge: 11 sts, 16 rows = 4 inches
Size: 33 inches square
With 1 strand of worsted weight yarn and one strand of sport weight yarn, cast on 96 sts
Bottom edge: Work garter stitch (knit every row) for 7 rows
Row 8: (RS): Knit
Row 9: K5, purl to last 5 sts, k5
Row 10: k5, k2tog across row to last 5 sts, k5
Row 11: k5, *k in bar before next st, k1, repeat from * to last 5 sts, k5
Row 12: Row 8
Row 13: Row 9
Row 14: Row 10
Row 15: k5, *k1, k in bar before next st, repeat from * to last 5 sts, k5
Work rows (8-15) 2 more times.
Row 1: k
Row 2: k5, p to last 5 sts, k5
Row 3: k5, k2tog 7 times, k to last 19 sts, k2tog 7 times, k5
Row 4: k5, (k in bar before next st, k1) 7 times, p to last 12 sts, (k1, knit in bar before next st) 7 times, k5
Repeat rows 1-4 of Body for 21 inches or desired length minus top border and edge.
Repeat bottom border and bottom edge.
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