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Modular Cable Afghan

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Pattern Number: L20389
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Bring a contemporary look to your living room with this afghan made of cabled hexagons.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate + (Level 4)

SIZE: One Size

About 50 x 60 in. (127 x 152.5 cm)

 


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640-124 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Barley (A) 2  
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640-149 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Charcoal (B) 2  
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640-503 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Granite (C) 2  
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640-154 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Grey Marble (D) 2  
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640-402 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Wheat (E) 2  
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640-123 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Oatmeal (F) 2  
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Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2) 1  
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Fisherman Navy Denim Charcoal Wheat
Fisherman Navy Denim Charcoal Wheat

Modular Cable Afghan
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

1 Hexagon Motif = 10 in. (25.5 cm) across.

BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, then k2 from cable needle.
3/3 LC (3 over 3 left cross) Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k3, then k3 from cable needle.

NOTES:

1. Afghan is made from 31 Hexagon Motifs: 28 Solid Color Motifs and 3 Two-Color Motifs. Following the Assembly Diagram, Motifs are sewed together to make Afghan.
2. Motifs are worked back and forth in rows then seamed.
3. Sl the first st of each row as if to purl.



SOLID COLOR HEXAGON MOTIF (make 28 - 4 each with C and E, 5 each with A, B, D, and F)
Cast on 74 sts.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Knit.
Row 2: Sl 1, (p3, k6, p3) 6 times, p1.
Row 3: Sl 1, (k3, p6, k3) 6 times, p1.
Row 4: Sl 1, (p2tog, p1, k6, p1, p2tog) 6 times, p1 - 62 sts at the end of this row.
Row 5: Sl 1, (k2, p6, k2) 6 times, p1.
Row 6: Sl 1, (p2tog, 3/3 LC, p2tog) 6 times, p1 - 50 sts.
Row 7: Sl 1, (k1, p6, k1) 6 times, p1.
Row 8: Sl 1, (p1, k1, k2tog, k2tog, k1, p1) 6 times, p1 - 38 sts.
Row 9: Sl 1, (k1, p4, k1) 6 times, p1.
Row 10: Sl 1, (k2tog, k2, k2tog) 6 times, p1 - 26 sts.
Row 11: Sl 1, purl.
Row 12: Sl 1, (2/2 LC) 6 times, p1.
Row 13: Sl 1, (p2tog) 12 times, p1 - 14 sts.
Row 14: Sl 1, (k2tog) 6 times, p1 - 8 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through sts of last row and pull to gather, then knot. With remaining yarn tail, sew sides of piece together to make a hexagon.

TWO-COLOR HEXAGON MOTIF 1
Make same as Solid Hexagon Motif, working Rows 1-6 with F and Rows 7-14 with D.

TWO-COLOR HEXAGON MOTIF 2
Make same as Solid Hexagon Motif, working Rows 1-3 with D and Rows 4-14 with E.

TWO-COLOR HEXAGON MOTIF 3
Make same as Solid Hexagon Motif, working Rows 1-6 with B and Rows 7-14 with C.

FINISHING
Following Assembly Diagram, sew Motifs together. Weave in ends.


 

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl p2tog = purl 2 together
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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