Instructions

GAUGE: 12 sts and 16 rows = 4 inches.

SPECIAL STITCH:

Inc = Increase: Pull up bar before next st, place on left needle, k this st.

DIRECTIONS:

Cast on 115 sts.

  1. Lattice Stitch Border: Row 1 (RS): K 3, [p 1, k 5] across to last 4 sts, p 1, k 3: 115 sts.
  2. Row 2: P 2, [k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3] across to last 5 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 115 sts.
  3. Row 3: K 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] across: 115 sts.
  4. Row 4: K 1, [p 5, k 1] across: 115 sts.
  5. Row 5: K 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1]: 115 sts.
  6. Row 6: P 2 [k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3] across to last 5 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 115 sts.
  7. Repeat Rows 1-6 twice.
  8. Repeat Rows 1-5 once.
  9. Last Row: P 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2, inc, [k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3] across to last 13 sts (working p 2 in last repeat), inc, p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 117 sts.
  10. Center Section: Row 1: K 3, p 1, k 5, p 1, k 4, [yo, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k2tog, yo, k 1] across to last 13 sts, k 3, p 1, k 5, p 1, k 3: 117 sts.
  11. Row 2: P 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p across to last 11 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 117 sts.
  12. Row 3: K 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice, k 2, yo, [k 3, yo] across to last 15 sts, k 3, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice: 147 sts.
  13. Row 4: K 1, [p 5, k 1] twice, p across to last 13 sts, k 1 [p 5, k 1] twice: 147 sts.
  14. Row 5: K 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice, k2tog, yo, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k2tog, yo, [sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k2tog, yo] across to last 15 sts, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice: 117 sts.
  15. Row 6: P 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p across to last 11 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 117 sts.
  16. Row 7: K 3, p 1, k 5, p 1, k 4, [k2tog, yo, k 1, yo, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1] across to last 13 sts, k 3, p 1, k 5, p 1, k 3: 117 sts.
  17. Row 8: P 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p across to last 11 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 117 sts.
  18. Row 9: K 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice, k 2, yo, [k 3, yo] across to last 15 sts, k 3, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice: 147 sts.
  19. Row 10: K 1, [p 5, k 1] twice, p across to last 13 sts, k 1, [p 5, k 1] twice: 147 sts.
  20. Row 11: K 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice, k 1, [k2tog, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1] across to last 13 sts, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] twice: 117 sts.
  21. Row 12: P 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p across to last 11 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 117 sts.
  22. Repeat Rows 1-12 thirteen times or until piece measures about 36 inches, ending with Row 11: 117 sts.
  23. Last Row of Center Section: P 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2, p2tog, p across to last 15 sts, p2tog, p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 3, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 2: 115 sts.
  24. Repeat Rows 1-6 of Lattice Stitch Border three times.
  25. Bind off loosely.
  26. Weave in all loose ends with yarn or tapestry needle.

FINISHED SIZE: Afghan measures about 44 inches square.

Snowy Knit Afghan from Sue Childress of Judson, Texas