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Wisp Afghan

Knitting
October 2007
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in basket weave patt with 1 strand of each yarn held tog
US 15 - 10.0 mm
2520 yards (2304 m)
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Pattern description from Interweave Knits, Holiday 2007: “Theresa Schabes holds two slightly different shades of mohair together to knit her Wisp Afghan, giving a subtly variegated, handpainted look to the finished fabric. A simple knit/purl texture pattern, worked on a large scale, gives the afghan a complex woven appearance.”

Finished Size: 63” wide and 66” long.

Yarn: Classic Elite La Gran Mohair (76.5% mohair, 17.5% wool, 6% nylon; 90 yd 82 m/42 g): #6592 lupine and #61530 periwinkle, 14 balls each.

Needles: Size 15 (10 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Tapestry Needle

Afghan is worked with two strands held together. Total yarn requirement listed is 14 balls each of two colors.

Pattern on page 86. Photo on page 40.