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Ruth Perkin's Garter Stitch/Basket Weave Afghan

MATERIALS:
Yarn — Worsted Weight
Size 10½ knitting needles

INSTRUCTIONS:
Cast on 125 sts using size 11 knitting needles. Change to size 10½ knitting needles and continue.
Knit 10 rows in Garter stitch.
Pattern —

  • Row 1: K10, P5, K5 to final 15 sts. P5, K10.
  • Row 2: K15, P5, K5 to final 15 sts; K15.
  • Rows 3-6: Repeat rows 1-2 twice.
  • Rows 7-12: K.
Repeat above 12 rows until 59" long
Knit 10 rows in Garter Stitch.
Cast off using size 11 knitting needles.
Finish off.

Afghan hand knit by Ruth Perkins, Tallahassee, FL