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Bobble Mania

Bobble Mania Afghan Square

Materials

I used a total of approximately 50gm 8 ply (DK) 100% wool various shades of green, blue and purple @ approx 100mtr/96 yards per 50gm.

Tension

20sts and 40 rows to 4 inches (10cm) over garter st on 4.5mm needles, or needles needed to obtain gauge.

Abbreviations

K= Knit
P= Purl
K2tog= Knit 2 together
P2tog= Purl 2 together
Sl 1= Slip one stitch knitways
psso= Pass slipped stitch over
st st= Stocking, stockinette st
MB= Make Bobble:
(K1, P1, K1, P1, K1) into next st, turn

Next row: P5, turn

Next row: K5, turn

Next row: P2tog, P1, P2tog, turn

Last bobble row: Sl 1, K2tog, psso

Technique

Using your background colour, cast on 47sts and work as follows:

Work 6 rows st st

Next row: Knit the background with your background colour and work each bobble in a different colour

K3 , (MB, K7) rep to last 4 sts, MB, K3

Next: Work 7 rows st st in background colour

Next bobble row: (K7, MB) rep to last 7sts, K7

Next: Work 7 rows st st in background colour.

Repeat until you have worked a total of 63 rows, work 2 rows st st and cast off.
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Copyright © Sarah Bradberry, September 1998

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