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Diagonal Stripe Lapghan

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Pattern Number: 90548AD
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Diagonal stripes make for a beautiful, easily customizable blanket.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
About 37 x 37 in. (94 x 94 cm)
CORRECTIONS: None

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860-403 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Barley (A) 2  
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860-400 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Oatmeal (B) 2  
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860-404 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dark Grey Heather (C) 2  
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860-401 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Grey Marble (D) 2  
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  
·Circular knitting needle, size 9 (5.5 mm), 40 in. (101.5 cm) long

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Diagonal Stripe Lapghan
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GAUGE:

15 sts + 32 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st - 1 st increased.
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle. Knit this new stitch through the back loop - 1 st increased.
M1 as if to purl (make 1 st as if to purl) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle. Purl this new stitch through the back loop - 1 st increased.

NOTES:

1. Lapghan is worked in Garter st (k every row) beg at one corner and working diagonally across to the opposite corner.
2. First half of Lapghan (inc half) is shaped by inc one stitch at the end of every row until there are 186 sts. For second half of Lapghan (dec half), one st is dec at the end of every row until only 2 sts remain.
3. The stripes on the inc half of the Lapghan are the mirror-image of the stripes on the dec half of the Lapghan.
4. Lapghan is worked back and forth in rows, using circular needle to accommodate large number of sts.

LAPGHAN
Inc Half

With A, cast on 2 sts.
Row 1: Knit - 2 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: K1, kfb - 3 sts at the end of this row.
Row 3: K2, kfb - 4 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: K3, kfb - 5 sts at the end of this row.
Row 5: Knit to last st, kf&b - 6 sts at the end of this row.
Rep last row (inc 1 st at end of every row), and change colors as follows:
Work 9 more rows with A - 15 sts at the end of the last row of A.
4 rows with B - 19 sts.
6 rows with C - 25 sts.
2 rows with D - 27 sts.
6 rows with C - 33 sts.
4 rows with B - 37 sts.
4 rows with A - 41 sts.
4 rows with D - 45 sts.
10 rows with C - 55 sts.
2 rows with B - 57 sts.
10 rows with A - 67 sts.
2 rows with C - 69 sts.
2 rows with B - 71 sts.
2 rows with A - 73 sts.
2 rows with D - 75 sts.
2 rows with C - 77 sts.
6 rows with D - 83 sts.
2 rows with C - 85 sts.
2 rows with D - 87 sts.
2 rows with A - 89 sts.
2 rows with B - 91 sts.
2 rows with C - 93 sts.
6 rows with A - 99 sts.
10 rows with B - 109 sts.
2 rows with A - 111 sts.
2 rows with B - 113 sts.
2 rows with C - 115 sts.
2 rows with D - 117 sts.
6 rows with C - 123 sts.
2 rows with D - 125 sts.
2 rows with C - 127 sts.
2 rows with B - 129 sts.
10 rows with A - 139 sts.
2 rows with B - 141 sts.
6 rows with C - 147 sts.
2 rows with D - 149 sts.
2 rows with C - 151 sts.
8 rows with D - 159 sts.
2 rows with A - 161 sts.
2 rows with D - 163 sts.
2 rows with A - 165 sts.
8 rows with D - 173 sts.
2 rows with C - 175 sts.
2 rows with A - 177 sts.
2 rows with B - 179 sts.
2 rows with A - 181 sts.
5 rows with B - 186 sts.
Piece should measure about 36 in. (91.5 cm) along each side edge. Beg dec 1 st at end of every row as follows:
Dec Half
Continue with B.
Next Row: Knit to last 2 sts, k2tog - 185 sts at the end of this row.
Rep last row (dec 1 st at end of every row), and change colors as follows:
Work 4 more rows with B - 181 sts at the end of the last row of B.
2 rows with A - 179 sts.
2 rows with B - 177 sts.
2 rows with A - 175 sts.
2 rows with C - 173 sts.
8 rows with D - 165 sts.
2 rows with A - 163 sts.
2 rows with D - 161 sts.
2 rows with A - 159 sts.
8 rows with D - 151 sts.
2 rows with C - 149 sts.
2 rows with D - 147 sts.
6 rows with C - 141 sts.
2 rows with B - 139 sts.
10 rows with A - 129 sts.
2 rows with B - 127 sts.
2 rows with C - 125 sts.
2 rows with D - 123 sts.
6 rows with C - 117 sts.
2 rows with D - 115 sts.
2 rows with C - 113 sts.
2 rows with B - 111 sts.
2 rows with A - 109 sts.
10 rows with B - 99 sts.
6 rows with A - 93 sts.
2 rows with C - 91 sts.
2 rows with B - 89 sts.
2 rows with A - 87 sts.
2 rows with D - 85 sts.
2 rows with C - 83 sts.
6 rows with D - 77 sts.
2 rows with C - 75 sts.
2 rows with D - 73 sts.
2 rows with A - 71 sts.
2 rows with B - 69 sts.
2 rows with C - 67 sts.
10 rows with A - 57 sts.
2 rows with B - 55 sts.
10 rows with C - 45 sts.
4 rows with D - 41 sts.
4 rows with A - 37 sts.
4 rows with B - 33 sts.
6 rows with C - 27 sts.
2 rows with D - 25 sts.
6 rows with C - 19 sts.
4 rows with B - 15 sts.
13 rows with A - 2 sts.
K one row.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Border

From right side, join yarn in any corner. Pick up and k93 sts evenly across side by picking up and knitting 1 st between each Garter ridge across side.
Row 1: K1, m1, knit to last st, m1, k1 - 95 sts.
Row 2: P1, m1 as if to purl, p to last st, m1 as if to purl, p1 - 97 sts.
Rep last 2 rows until there are 103 sts.
Bind of loosely. Work border, in same way, across remaining 3 side edges. Sew corners of border together.
Weave in ends.


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