Kitty Dreams knit Afghan Pattern

Kitty Dreams Blanket

Designed by Suzann Thompson
For Designs For America from Solutia

Size: Finished size approximately 27" x 27"

Materials: Bulky-weight yarn Jiffy(100% acrylic, 3-oz./135-yd. skein solid color, 2.5-oz./115-yd. skein variegated color) by Lion Brand: 3 skeins Denver (variegated) #307 (MC); 2 skeins Fisherman #99 (CC). Size 10-1/2 (6.5 mm) 27" circular knitting needles, or size needed to obtain Gauge. Yarn needle.

Gauge: Over chart, 15 sts and 16 rows = 4". To save time, take time to check your gauge.

Special Abbreviations
Tbl: Through back of loop.
Wyif: With yarn in front (bring yarn to front between needles.)
Wyib: With yarn in back.

Always knit the first st of the row tbl. Always sl the last st of the row purlwise, wyif. Always sl as if to purl.

With MC, cast on 103 sts.
Row 1: Knit first st tbl, knit across to last st, sl last st wyif. This completes first row of Mosaic Chart.
Row 2: (RS): Join CC and beg working chart, reading right to left, as follows: K first st tbl, k1, sl 1 wyib, (k1, sl 3 wyib) 24 times, k1, sl 1 wyib, k1, sl 1 wyif; turn. Knit first st tbl, then knit all CC sts and sl all MC sts wyif to last st, sl last st wyif. Cont working chart as established through Row 103; turn, then bind off with MC. Weave in ends.

Standard Abbreviations
beg  . . .  begin(ning)
CC  . . .  contrasting color
cont  . . .  continue
k  . . .  knit
MC  . . .  main color
p  . . .  purl
RS  . . .  right side
sl  . . .  slip
st(s)  . . .  stitch(es)
St st  . . .  stockinette stitch
WS  . . .  wrong side
Chart Notes: Read all rows from right to left. Each row of the chart, except for Row 1, equals two rows of knitting; each row represents right-side of blanket. Each square represents one st. Symbols correspond to colors given in the Color Key. To work, check the rightmost block in the row; the color that the block represents is the color to use for the next two rows (right-side and wrong-side rows). For example, if the right-side row starts with a MC square, knit all MC sts and sl all CC sts wyib; turn. On the wrong side, knit all MC sts and sl all CC sts wyif. Or, when a right-side row beg with a CC square, knit all CC sts and sl all MC sts wyib; turn. On wrong side, knit all CC sts and sl all MC sts wyif.