yarn                designs             comments                Carol Sunday                contact               home






Feather your nest


Library afghan

Snuggle up with a good book under this basketweave-textured blanket with garter-stitch borders.

It will look great in your space, whether it's urban and sleek, cottagey, chic, eclectic or bohemian.

Library afghan is knit flat from one end to the other ... easy enough for a brand new knitter ... engaging enough for an experienced one.

Sizes: Throw can be made in small, medium or large sizes: 37 (45.5, 54)" wide and 41 (50, 60)" long. It can also easily be modified for other sizes.
Shown in large size.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 5 ply (worsted weight yarn): Eden (merino), Nirvana (merino cashmere), Angelic (merino angora) or Brigadoon (merino tweed); (each blend has 137 yd /125 m to 1 oz / 50 g):
8 (11, 16) skeins.
Shown in Nirvana moss.

Substitute 995 (1495, 2125) yds / 910 (1369, 1950) m any worsted weight yarn.

Needles & Notions: Size 8 / 5.0 mm straight or circular needles (with a long cable); tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Gauge: 17 sts and 32 = 4" / 10 cm in pattern stitch.

Techniques used: Knit, purl, cast on, bind off.

Pattern includes: Written instructions, stitch pattern also in charted format.

Knit Library afghan