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Need Help! Basket weave afghan
Posted by: Nisilynne (IP Logged)
Date: November 18, 2008 09:58AM

Hi! Any help would be great! I am having trouble with this pattern. I don't understand how to co the color change and what to do with the yarn you "let hang". I tried to carry the yarn but it shows when you make the FPDC and the BPDC. Any ideas? I'm including the pattern. Thanks Denise

NOTE: When changing color, before pulling last loop(s) of old color through, drop old color (let hang), yarn over
with new color and pull through loops(s).
DIRECTIONS:
With Color A, ch 192.
Row 1: Sc in 3rd ch from hook and in next 27 chs, * change to Color B, sc in next 27 chs, change to Color A, sc in
next 27 chs, repeat from *, end sc in last ch, ch 2, turn.
Row 2: Skip first sc, * working in front, dc around post of each of next 3 sc (FPDC), working in back, dc around
post of each of next 3 sc (BPDC), repeat from * across picking up new colors where left off; end hdc in
turning ch, ch 2, turn.
Row 3: Skip first st, * FPDC around FPDC, BPDC around BPDC, repeat from * across, picking up new colors where
left off, end hdc in turning ch, ch 2, turn.
Row 4: Skip first st, * FPDC around BPDC, BPDC around FPDC, repeat from * across, picking up new colors where
left off; end hdc in turning ch, ch 2, turn.
Row 5: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 6 21: Repeat Rows 2 5, fastening off each color on Row 21, turn.
Row 22: (Cable Row) Join Color D with sl st in first st, sc in same st, * ch 3, sk 2 st, sc in next st, turn. Sc in each
ch of ch 3, sl st in next st, turn. Working behind ch 3, sc in skipped sts, repeat from *, end sc in turning
ch, turn.
Row 23: Join Color B with sl st in first st, ch 2, [* 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, repeat from * until there are 27 sc
(do not count beg ch 2), join Color C, ** 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, repeat from ** until there are 27
sc], join Color B, repeat from [ to ] across, end sc in last st, ch 2, turn.
Rows 24 43: Repeat rows 2 21.
Row 44: Repeat row 22.
Rows 45 175: Repeat rows 23 44 six times, omitting row 44 at end of row 175 and alternating colors as
indicated by rows 1 44. Add fringe of your choice.



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  Need Help! Basket weave afghan Nisilynne 11/18/2008 09:58AM
  Re: Need Help! Basket weave afghan KT 11/18/2008 02:06PM
  Re: Need Help! Basket weave afghan Nisilynne 11/18/2008 03:24PM


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