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bernat® blanket™ simple stripes knit afghan

This knit afghan’s simple stripes of gray accented with a pop of purple looks so warm and cozy! It’s made with Bernat® Blanket™ yarn, so you know it’ll be incredibly soft and comfy, plus you’ll find tons of colors to choose from. Check out the free pattern below,and make it!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 49½" x 60" [125.5 x 152.5 cm]

GAUGE: 8 sts and 13 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st; save time and check your gauge


  • With MC, work 20 rows.
  • With A, work 10 rows.
  • With MC, work 10 rows.
  • With B, work 22 rows.
  • With MC, work 40 rows.
  • With B, work 40 rows.
  • With A, work 54 rows.

These 196 rows form Stripe Pat.


Stripe Pat

With MC, cast on 99 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, and keeping cont of Stripe Pat, proceed as follows:

Rows 1 to 10: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Row 11: (RS). (K1. P1) 3 times. Knit to last 6 sts. (P1. K1) 3 times.

Row 12: (WS). (K1. P1) 3 times. Purl to last 6 sts. (P1. K1) 3 times.

Rows 13 to 186: Rep 11th and 12th rows 87 more times.

Rows 187 to 196: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.

Cast off in Seed St pat.


Approx = Approximate(ly)

Cont = Continue(ity)

K = Knit

MC = (Main Color) Light Gray Tweed

Contrast A = Majestic Purple

Contrast B = Dark Gray Tweed

P = Purl

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

St(s) = Stitch(es)

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