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Cables and Lace Afghan: Square #9 by Diana Eichfeld

Lace blanket square

Finished Size

9 x 9 inches (22.5 x 22.5cm)


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


Approximately 30gms acrylic or 45 grams wool, DK or worsted

US size 7 (Old UK 7 or Metric 4.5mm) for DK wool or US size 6 (Old UK 8 or Metric 4mm) for worsted weight


K = Knit
P = Purl
K2tog = Knit 2 together
yo = Yarn Over
ssk = slip, slip, knit


Cast on 48sts and knit 6 rows. Then work as follows:

Tulip Lace:
From Vogue Knitting, p. 144

Row 1: Knit.
Row 2 and all WS rows of lace pattern: Purl.
Row 3: K3, *yo, ssk, k6; rep from *, end last rep k3.
Row 5: K1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3; rep from *, end last rep k2.
Row 7: Repeat row 3.
Row 9: Knit.
Row 11: K7, *yo, ssk, k6; rep from *, end k1.
Row 13: K5, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3; rep from *, end k3.
Row 15: Repeat row 11.
Row 16: Purl

Repeat rows 1 – 16 three times.
Knit 6 rows and cast off.


Sew in all loose ends and block.

This pattern is Copyright Diana Eichfeld 1999, all rights reserved

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