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Cables and Lace Afghan: Square #3 by Rita Taylor

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Square 3

Finished Size

9 x 9 inches (22.5 x 22.5cm)

Gauge

20sts and 28 rows to 4 inches (10cm) over st st

Materials

Approx 30gms acrylic yarn DK weight.

Needles
UK # 8 (US # 6 or Metric 4mm) needles

Abbreviations

x = times

yf = yarn forward (also know as yarn over)

k2tog = knit 2 together

k3tog = knit 3 together

tbl = through back of loop

c4f = cable 4 forward: Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front of work. K2, then knit the 2sts from cable needle.

yrn = yarn round needle (also known as yarn over)

Tw2R = twist 2 right: Slip 1 st to cable needle and hold in back of work. K1, then knit the st from cable needle.

Tw2L = Slip 1 st to cable needle and hold in front of work. K1, then knit the st from cable needle.

p2tog = purl 2 together

p3tog = purl 3 together

Pattern

Cast on 101 sts

Knit 2 rows (mark centre stitch)

3rd row: K1 (yf, k2tog) 24x, k3tog (k2tog tbl, yf) 24x, k1

4th and 5th rows: K 2 rows decreasing each side of centre stitch as before (ie, k3tog)

6th row: k2 *(p2, k1, k twice in next st, k1) 9x, p1; rep from * to last 4, p2, k2

7th row: k2 (k2, p4) 9x, k3tog, (p4, k2) 9x, k2

8th row: k2 (p2, c4f)9x, p1 (c4b, p2)9x, k2

9th row: k2 (k2, p4)8x, k2, p3, k3tog, p3 (k2, p4)8x, k4

10th row: k2 (p2, k4)8x, p2, k3, p1, k3 (p2, k4) 8x, p2, k2

11th row: k2 (k2, p4) 8x, k2, p2, k3tog, p2 (k2, p4)8x, k4

continue as set, cabling on every 6th row and decreasing at centre of alt rows until 4th cable has been worked (93sts)

Next row: k2 (k3, k2tog, k1) 7x, k1, k3tog, k1, (k1, k2tog tbl, k3) 7x, k2

Next row: Knit, decreasing at centre

Next row: k2 (yf, k2tog) 17x, k3tog (k2tog tbl, yf) 17x, k2 (71sts)

Work 4 rows st st, keeping 2sts each end in garter st and decreasing at centre of each row.

Begin lace pattern:

1st row: k2 *(yf, k1, k3tog, k1, yf, k1)*4x, yf, k2tog, k2, k3tog, k2, k2tog tbl, yf, k1; rep from * to * 4x, k1

2nd row: k2 (p5, k1) 4x, p3, p3tog, p3 (k1, p5) 4x, k2

3rd row: k3 (yf, k3tog, yf, k3) 4x, k1, k3tog, k1 (k3, yf, k3tog, yf) 4x, k3

4th row: k3 (p3, k3) 4x, p3tog, (k3, p3) 4x, k3

5th row: k2, p2tog (yf, k1, yf, k1, p3tog, k1) 3x, yf, k1, yf, k1, p2tog, k3tog, p2tog, k1 (yf, k1, yf, k1, p3tog, k1) 3x, yf, k1, yrn, p2tog, k2

6th row: k3 (p3, k3) 3x, p3, k1, p3tog, k1 (p3, k3) 4x

7th row: k24, k3tog, k24

8th row: k2, p21, p3tog, p21, k2

9th row: k22, k3tog, k22

10th row: k21, k3tog, k21

11th row: k2 (yf, k2tog) 9x, k3tog (k2tog tbl, yf) 9x, k2

12th row: k19, k3tog, k19

13th row: k18, k3tog, k18

Start twist st pattern:

1st row: k2 (k1, p2) 5x, p3tog (p2, k1) 5x, k2

2nd row: k2 (p1, Tw2R) 4x, k1, k3tog, k1 (Tw2L, p1) 4x, k2

Continue following this pattern and decreasing at centre until all sts are worked off.


This pattern is Copyright Rita Taylor 1999, all rights reserved

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