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6 Hour Afghan / Fast Finish Throw

Knitting
August 2006
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch with 4 strands of yarn held together
US 50 - 25.0 mm
6.5 mm (K)
1480 yards (1353 m)
34 x 54 in. [86.5 x 137 cm], not including fringe
This pattern is available for free.

Finish this lovely throw in only six hours using Size 50 Speed Stix needles. (Lion Brand Yarn)

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1)

HomespunĀ® (Article #790)
3-4 colors, 8 balls total

Knitting Needles - Size 50 (25 mm) (‘Speed Stix’)
Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) (to attach fringe)

Due to the nature of the fabric when working with Speed Stix, gauge may vary throughout the knitting and is not crucial to this project.

Throw is worked with 4 strands held together throughout. All versions use 8 balls of yarn.

Finish with fringe.

Because of the texture of Homespun, the fringe will fray when cut. If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or Fray CheckTM by DritzĀ®.

Available in different colorways:

60045A Fast Finish Throw (August 2006)
Cream, Meadow, Russet

60045-1 Fireside Jewel 6-Hour Fast-finish Throw (August 2006)
Prairie, Candy Apple, Colonial, Grape

60536 6-Hour Throw (March 2007)
Barley, Nouveau, Fuchsia

80215AD 6 Hour Afghan (October 2008)
Candy Apple, Earth, Saffron, Chili

80216AD 6-Hour Afghan (August 2008)
Fawn, Earth, Prairie, Barley

81110AD 6-Hour Afghan (May 2009)
Prairie, Cream, Barley

90031AD 6-Hour Afghan (March 2009)
Cream, Earth, Prairie, Barley

Also available on Joann.com:
P408259 Lion Brand Homespun 6-Hour Throw

Jiffy version: 60681A Fast Finish Throw