Woven Scotch Plaid Afghan Pattern

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Size 58" x 72" without Fringe

Materials Required — AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED, ARTICLE W11
11 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins Scarlet.
19 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins White.
13 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins Grey.
3 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins Black.
Bone or Plastic Crochet Hook No. 5.
1 Tapestry Needle for weaving.

Gauge: 2 meshes = 1 inch; 3 rows = 2 inches.

With Grey, ch 219, d c in 5th st from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 st of ch, d c in next st, repeat from * across row, (108 meshes), ch 4, turn.

2nd Row. D c in d c, * ch 1, d c in next d c, repeat from * across row, ch 4, turn and continue rows of 1 ch meshes, working 1 more row in Grey, break yarn.

Attach White and work 1 row of meshes, then work 1 row in Scarlet and 6 rows in White, * 1 row Scarlet, 1 row White, 3 rows Grey, 1 row White, 2 rows Scarlet, 1 row Black, 2 rows Scarlet, 1 row White, 3 rows Grey, 1 row White, 1 row Scarlet, 6 rows White. Repeat from * 4 times, then work 1 row Scarlet, 1 row White and 3 rows Grey.

Weaving. Measure a double strand of Grey Yarn the length of Afghan and allow 10 inches for fringe at each end, thread into a tapestry needle. Beginning at lower right hand corner, weave in and out through the 1st row of meshes on long side. Take a second double strand of same color and weave in same row of meshes, weaving over the opposite threads. Continue weaving twice in same meshes with one color in the following color scheme. 2 more meshes Grey, 1 mesh White, 1 mesh Scarlet, 6 meshes White, * 1 mesh Scarlet, 1 mesh White, 3 meshes Grey, 1 mesh White, 2 meshes Scarlet, 1 mesh Black, 2 meshes Scarlet, 1 mesh White, 3 meshes Grey, 1 mesh White, 1 mesh Scarlet, 6 meshes White, repeat from * 3 times, then weave 1 mesh Scarlet, 1 mesh White, 3 meshes Grey. Knot fringe close to the Afghan, then knot a second time about ½ inch down taking half of strands from 1 knot and half from the next knot.

Alternate Color Scheme

13 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins Golf Green.
9 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins National Blue.
5 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins Amber.
19 - 1 ¼ oz. Skeins Cardinal.

Work same as Light Tone using the following color scheme:

Mesh Back Ground. 3 rows Green, 1 row Cardinal, 1 row Amber, 6 rows Cardinal, * 1 row Amber, 1 row Cardinal, 3 rows Green, 1 row Cardinal, 2 rows Blue, 1 row Amber, 2 rows Blue, 1 row Cardinal, 3 rows Green, 1 row Cardinal, 1 row Amber, 6 rows Cardinal, repeat from * 4 times, then work 1 row Amber, 1 row Cardinal, 3 rows Green.

Weaving. 3 meshes Green, 1 mesh Cardinal, 1 mesh Amber, 6 meshes Cardinal, * 1 mesh Amber, 1 mesh Cardinal, 3 meshes Green, 1 mesh Cardinal, 2 meshes Blue, 1 mesh Amber, 2 meshes Blue, 1 mesh Cardinal, 3 meshes Green, 1 mesh Cardinal, 1 mesh Amber, 6 meshes Cardinal, repeat from * 3 times, then work 1 mesh Amber, 1 mesh Cardinal, 3 meshes Green.

Work fringe in same manner as Light Toned Afghan.


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