Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Country Afghan

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Country Afghan

Celebrate the states with a little DIY!

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:8 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 16 sts and 22 rows (about 4 inch) to knit an afghan that measures about 40 inch x 66 inch. Be sure to check your gauge. If it takes you less stitches to match the gauge, try using a smaller size needle or hook; if it takes you more stitches, try a larger size needle or hook.
    Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere and the patterns.
    Special Abbreviations:
    A = Linen
    B = Silver Blue
    C = Sapphire
    D = Dusty Blue
    E = Colonial Blue
    F = Toffee
    G = Taupe
    H = Chocolate
    I = Honey
    J = Terracotta
    K = Rust
    L = Wild Berry
    M = Rose
    N = Magenta
    O = Dusty Purple
    P = Purple
    Q = Burgundy
    R = Silver Grey
    S = Mustard
    T = Lime
    U = Fern
    V = Kelly Green
    W = Dusty Green
    X = Olive
    Y = Cranberry
    Notes:
    Afghan is worked in intarsia. Use a separate ball of yarn for each color section. Twist yarns on WS to prevent gaps between color sections.
    For ease in working, print out all charts, then tape charts together following chart assembly diagram to make a single large chart.
    Charts are worked in St st (k on RS, p on WS). Follow Charts from right to left on RS rows, from left to right on WS rows.
    Stitch markers are placed between the Garter st borders and between the individual Charts. Slip the markers as you come to them.
    Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
  • 2
    With Linen, cast on 272 sts.
    Knit 6 rows for Garter st border.
    Next Row (RS): With Linen, k6 for Garter st border, place marker (pm); working in St st (k on RS, p on WS), follow Row 1 of Chart 1 over next 65 sts, pm, Row 1 of Chart 2 over next 65 sts, pm, Row 1 of Chart 3 over next 65 sts, pm, Row 1 of Chart 4 over next 65 sts; pm, with Linen, k6 for Garter st border.
    Next Row (WS): With Linen, k6 for Garter st border, slip marker (sm); working in St st, follow Row 2 of Chart 4 over next 65 sts, sm, Row 2 of Chart 3 over next 65 sts, sm, Row 2 of Chart 2 over next 65 sts, sm, Row 2 of Chart 1 over next 65 sts; sm, with Linen, k6 for Garter st border.
    Keeping first and last 6 sts in Garter st (k every row) and rem sts in St st, continue to follow Charts until all 211 rows are completed. Note: After completing the 52 rows of Charts 1, 2, 3, and 4, work the 53 rows of Charts 5, 6, 7, and 8, then Charts 9, 10, 11, and 12, and finally Charts 13, 14, 15, and 16.
    Knit 6 rows for Garter st border.
    Bind off.
  • 3
    Finishing:
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:8 hours

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Linen 104213501 (6)
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Silver Blue 104213504
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Sapphire 100367367
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Dusty Blue 104213505
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Colonial Blue 104213506
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Toffee
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Taupe 104213509
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Chocolate 104213510
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Honey 104213511
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Terracotta 100367370
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Rust 104213513
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Wild Berry 100367371
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Rose 104213515
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Magenta 100367372
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Dusty Purple 104213517
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Purple 104213518
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Burgundy 100367374
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Silver Grey 100367916
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Mustard 104213520
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Lime 104213521
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Fern 100367376
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Kelly Green 100367377
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Dusty Green 104213522
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Olive 104213523
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Cranberry 100367378
  • Circular Knitting Needles 36 inch (90 cm) No. 9 (5.5 mm)
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
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