Take it with you Afgan

This afgan is designed in squares that you can take with you to knit. The patterns are fairly simple.

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn, as many colors as you would like, this is a good chance to use up some of your stash

Needle size: 9, 5.5mm

Scissor

tape measure

row counter

stitch markers

Blunt large eye needle

Stitches Used

K or k – Knit

P or p – Purl

pm ā€“ place marker

sm ā€“ slip marker

Each of these squares will have a seed stitch border, and the border will be included in the pattern. Each square will be approximately 10 x 10

 

PENNANTS

Instructions: Multiple of 5 stitches

Cast on 40 stitches

Work 6 rows of seed stitch (K1, P1 across)

Row 1:(of pattern) K1, P1, K1, P1, K1, pm, Knit to last 5 sts, pm, seed st last 5 sts

Row 2 : 5 stitches seed, sm, *K1, p4, repeat from* to marker, sm, seed st last 5 sts

Row 3: 5 stitches seed, sm, *K3, p2, repeat from* to marker, sm, seed st last 5 sts

Row 4: 5 stitches seed, sm, *K3, p2 repeat from* to marker, sm, seed st last 5sts

Row 5: 5 stitches seed, sm,K1, p4 repeat from* to marker, sm, seed st last 5 sts

Row 6: 5 stitches seed, sm, knit to marker, sm, seed st last 5 sts

Repeat these 6 rows until total of 9 inches and then 6 rows of seed stitch and bind off.

WAFFLED SQUARES

Multiple of 3 stitches

Cast on 40 stitches

Work 6 rows of seed stitch (K1, P1 across)

Row 1: 5 sts seed, pm, *K2, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, pm, seed st.

Row 2: 5 sts seed, sm, * K1, p2; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st.

Row 3: 5 sts seed, same as Row 1

Row 4: 5 sts seed, sm, Knit to last 5 sts, sm, seed st.

Repeat row 1-4 until 9 inches completed, then seed st for 6 row and bind off

MOSS STITCH PARALLELOGRAMS

Multiple of 10 stitches

Cast on 40 stitches

Work 6 rows of seed stitch (K1, P1 across)

Row 1: 5 sts seed, pm, *K5, (p1, k1) twice, p1; repeat from* to last 5 stitches, pm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 2: 5 sts seed, sm, *(p1, k1) 3 times, p4; repeat from * to last 5 stitches, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 3: 5 sts seed, sm, *K3, (p1, k1) 3 times, k1; repeat from * to last 5 stitches, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 4: 5 sts seed, sm, *P3, (k1, p1), 3 times, p1; repeat from * to last 5 stitches, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 5: 5 sts seed, sm, *(K1, p1) 3 times, k4; repeat from * to last 5 stitches, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 6: 5 sts seed, sm, Purl, repeat from * to last 5 stitches, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Stacked Blocks

Instructions: Multiple of 10 stitches

Bind on 40 stitches; 6 rows of seed stitch (k1,p1)repeat

Row 1: 5 sts seed st, pm, * K1, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, pm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 2: 5 sts seed st, sm, P1, k1, p1 *k2,p2, (k1,p1)3 times; repeat from * ending with k1, p1, k1; to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 3: 5 sts seed st, sm, k1, p1, *k3, p3 (k1, p1) 2 times; repeat from *ending with k1,p1, to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 4: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P1,k4,p4,k1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 5 & 6: 5 sts seed st, sm, * K5, p5; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 7: 5 sts seed st, sm, * K4, p1, k1, p4; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 8: 5 sts seed st, sm, *k3,(p1,k1)2 times, p3; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 9: 5 sts seed st, sm, *k1,(k1,p1)4 times, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 10: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K1, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 11: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P1, k1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 12: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P1, (p1,k1)4 times, k1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 13: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P3, (k1,p1) 2 times, k3; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 14: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P4, k1, p1, k4; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 15 & 16: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P5, k5, repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 17: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K1, p4, k4, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 18: 5 sts seed st, sm, P1, k1,*p3, k3, (p1, k1) 2times; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 19: 5 sts seed st, sm, K1, p1, k1, *p2, k2, (p1, k1) 3 times; repeat from *ending with p1, k1, p1, to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Row 20: 5 sts seed st, sm, *P1, k1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, sm, seed st last 5 sts.

Repeat row 1 ā€“ 20 two more times, then 6 rows of seed stitch and bind off.
Half Square Triangles

Instructions: Multiple of 10 stitches

Bind on 40 stitches; 6 rows of seed stitch (k1,p1)repeat

Row 1: 5 sts seed st, pm, K to last 5 stitches, pm, seed st. last 5.

Row 2: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K1, p9* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 3: 5 sts seed st, sm,*K8, p2* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 4: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K3, p7* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 5: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K6, p4* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 6: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K5, p5* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 7: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K4, p6* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 8: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K7, p3* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 9: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K2, p8* repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Row 10: 5 sts seed st, sm, *K9,p1*repeat * to * twice; sm, seed st. to last 5.

Repeat these 10 rows 4 more times, then 6 rows Seed stitch and bind off.

Completed Blanket given away at NorthStar’s Spa Night.

shown at North Star Knitting group

shown at North Star Knitting group

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