Cover Up with Nicky Epstein Knitted Afghans from her by Nicky Epstein

By Nicky Epstein

Nicky Epstein - whose blockbuster «Edge» books have bought greater than 125,000 copies - provides a treasury of superb knitted afghans and its guaranteed to develop into one other hit for this always-popular writer. those masterpieces, taken from her own assortment, diversity from the dependent to the actually great: theyll completely enthral and encourage Epsteins many lovers and knitters all over the place. those that favour simplicity will love the monochromatic White Sampler, in addition to a blue Wedgewood Afghan. For knitters who prefer to stroll at the wilder facet and paintings with bright shades, theres the irresistibly complicated intarsia of a Musical afghan, or the precise panels of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

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To make the top and bottom border, knit all the stitches in the first and last three rows of your swatch. To make the side borders, knit the first and last three stitches of each row. Do not include the selvedge stitch border when measuring the stitches and rows in your gauge swatch. USING A STITCH GAUGE 7 Place a ruler on the knitted piece vertically and mark four inches with pins. 8 Count the number of rows between the pins. 9 Compare the number of stitches and rows you counted to the numbers given in your pattern instructions.

P1) twice. K2. Row 6: As Row 4. Row 7: As Row 3. Row 8: As Row 2. Rep Rows 1 to 8. ), plus 1 stitch. Row 1 (RS): K1. *P1. K9. P1. K1; Repeat from * to end of row. Row 2: K1. *P1. K1. P7. K1. P1. K1; Rep from * to end of row. Row 3: K1. *P1. K1. P1. K5. (P1. ) twice; Rep from * to end of row. Row 4: P1. *(P1. K1) twice. P3. K1. P1. K1. P2; Rep from * to end of row. Row 5: K1. *K2. (P1. K1) 3 times. P1. K3; Rep from * to end of row. Row 6: P1. *P3. (K1. P1) twice. K1. P4; Rep from * to end of row.

Row 1: *K2. P2; Repeat from * to end of row. Row 2: As Row 1. Row 3: *P2. K2; Rep from * to end of row. Row 4: As Row 3. Rep Rows 1 to 4. ). Row 1: *K1. P1; Repeat from * to end of row. Row 2: As Row 1. Row 3: *P1. K1; Rep from * to end of row. Row 4: As Row 3. Rep Rows 1 to 4. ), plus 1 stitch. Row 1 (RS): P1. *K3. P1; Repeat from * to end of row. Row 2 and all wrong-side (WS) rows: Purl. Row 3: Knit. Row 5: K2. P1. *K3. P1; Rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. Row 7: Knit. Row 8: Purl. Rep Rows 1 to 8.

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