First-Cable Afghan by Lion Brand Yarn

First-Cable Afghan

January 2004
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 15 - 10.0 mm
1480 yards (1353 m)
40 x 54 in. (102 x 137 cm) without fringe
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This pattern is available for free.

This afghan is knit in three portable panels and it is a super-easy way to master the cable stitch. It is knit with two strands of yarn so you’ll be done in no time. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: 20148

SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)

Homespun® (Article #790) 8 balls

Size 15 (10 mm) 29-inch (75 cm) Circular Knitting Needles
Cable needles
Crochet hook (for fringe)

Yarn is used doubled throughout. Afghan is knit in 3 panels which are sewn together.

Afghan is worked in 12-row cable pattern (written) with seed stitch border.

Schematic illustrates how to attach fringe with crochet hook.

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 Dritz®.

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