Loops and Threads Impeccable Big! Aran and Lace Afghan
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Loops and Threads Impeccable Big! Aran and Lace Afghan

Knit this gorgeous afghan using Impeccable™ Big! yarn, which is soft, easy to care for and is available in a wonderful range of colors.

Courtesy of Loops & Threads®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Impeccable Big™ (14 oz/396 g; 858 yds/784 m) – Aran (3 Balls)
  • Knitting Needle – Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular 36" (91.5 cm) long or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Cable Needle
 

Project Instructions

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stocking st.

 

Cast on 207 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows: 1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.

2nd and 3rd rows: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.

4th row: As 1st row.

Last 4 rows form Irish Moss pat. Rep 1st to 3rd rows once more.

Next row: (WS). Pat across 14 sts. *M1. Pat across 3 sts. Rep from * to last 13 sts. M1. Pat across last 13 sts. 268 sts.

 

Proceed in pat as follows: 1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) 3 times. K1. *P2. yo. K1. P2. K2. K2tog. P2. ssk. K2. P2. K1. yo. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. (K1. P1) 3 times. K1.

2nd row: (P1. K1) 3 times. P1. *K2. P2. K2. P3. K2. P3. K2. P2. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. K1.

3rd row: (P1. K1) 3 times. P1. *P2. K1. yo. K1. P2. K1. K2tog. P2. ssk. K1. P2. K1. yo. K1. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P3. (K1. P1) 3 times.

4th row: (K1. P1) 3 times. K1. *K2. P3. (K2. P2) twice. K2. P3. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K3. (P1. K1) 3 times.

Note: First and last 7 sts are worked in Irish Moss pat (side pat) throughout, as placed in last 4 rows.

5th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. K2. yo. K1. P2. K2tog. P2. ssk. P2. K1. yo. K2. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

6th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P4. (K2. P1) twice. K2. P4. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

7th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. K3. yo. K1. P1. K2tog. P2. ssk. P1. K1. yo. K3. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

8th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P5. K1. P1. K2. P1. K1. P5. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

9th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. K4. yo. K1. K2tog. P2. ssk. K1. yo. K4. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

10th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P4. K1. P2. K2. P2. K1. P4. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

11th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. C4F. P1. yo. K2tog. P2. ssk. yo. P1. C4B. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

12th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P4. (K2. P1) twice. K2. P4. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

13th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. K4. (P2. K1) twice. P2. K4. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

14th, 16th and 18th rows: As 6th row.

15th row: As 13th row.

17th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. C4F. P1. yo. K2tog. P2. ssk. yo. P1. C4B. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

19th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. ssk. K2. P2. K1. yo. P2. yo. K1. P2. K2. K2tog. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

20th row: As 4th row.

21st row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. ssk. K1. P2. K1. yo. K1. P2. K1. yo. K1. P2. K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

22nd row: As 2nd row.

23rd row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. ssk. P2. K1. yo. K2. P2. K2. yo. K1. P2. K2tog. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

24th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P1. (K2. P4) twice. K2. P1. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

25th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. ssk. P1. K1. yo. K3. P2. K3. yo. K1. P1. K2tog. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

26th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P1. K1. P5. K2. P5. K1. P1. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

27th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. ssk. K1. yo. K4. P2. K4. yo. K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

28th row: Side pat 7 sts. *K2. P2. K1. P4. K2. P4. K1. P2. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K2. Side pat 7 sts.

29th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. ssk. yo. P1. C4B. P2. C4F. P1. yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

30th and 32nd rows: As 24th row.

31st row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. K1. (P2. K4) twice. P2. K1. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

33rd and 34th rows: As 31st and 32nd rows.

35th row: Side pat 7 sts. *P2. K1. P2. C4B. P2. C4F. P2. K1. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P2. Side pat 7 sts.

36th row: As 24th row.

Rep these 36 rows for pat until approx 54½” (138.5 cm) total length, ending on a 17th or 35th row of pat.

Next row: (WS). Side pat 7 sts. K6. *K2tog. K2. Rep from * to last
15 sts. K2tog. K6. Side pat 7 sts. 207 sts.

Work 8 rows in Irish Moss pat across all sts. Cast off in pat.

 

Abbreviations

approx = approximately.

c4b = slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle.

c4f = slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle.

k = knit.

k2tog = knit next 2 sts tog

m1 = make one st by picking up horizontal loop lying before next st and knitting into back of loop.

pat = pattern.

p = purl.

rep = repeat.

rs = right side.

ssk = slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together

st(s) = stitch(es).

ws = wrong side.

yo = yarn over.

Tips

Place markers after every 36 rows of pattern repeat worked to keep track of Afghan length.