The Rippled Reading Afghan
Behold, a comfy afghan for cozy reading or movie snuggling that mesmerizes the eyes while being mindless to knit up. This lightly laced pattern can be memorized quickly, and most of the visual work is done through the type of yarn itself. One can almost say that you can knit it while reading? Yes, please.
Skill Level: Moderately Easy
Main Body Yarn: Approx. 1500-1525 yds of a multi-colored worsted weight yarn with a color variegation throughout the skein.
---Recommended yarn: Jojoland’s “Rhythm” or Elann’s “Meander.”
Lace Edging Yarn: Approx. 485 yds of a worsted weight yarn in a complimentary accent color for the lace edging.
Needles & Notions:
Set of 4 dpns: size US 8
16’’ circular needles: Size US 8
19’’ (and larger) circular needles: size US 9.
1 size US 9 dpn or short circular cable needle.
1 Darning needle
58 blocking pins
Optional: no-rinse wool wash soap
Gauge: 20 sts= 4’’ stockinette stitch on size US 8 needles.
Blocked Dimensions: 69’’ diameter and 18’ circumference.
Abbreviations: K=knit P=purl YO=yarn over K2tog=knit 2 sts together SKPO=slide 1 st, k1, pass second st over
St(s)=stitch(es) Yds=yards Dpns=double pointed needles RS=right side of work WS=wrong side