Afghan for Grampa's Lap

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Afghan for Grampa's Lap Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Home Decor



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills

Pattern Description:

Looks so creative and intricate, but these classic cables are simple! Even a beginner could make this project, it's beginner-friendly! Super fun and such a quick knit. The perfect lapghan for anyone who does a lot of sitting, such as those in wheelchairs. Would make an excellent baby blanket, too! Makes a great shower gift! Birthday gift. Holiday gift, etc.

This pattern is made with worsted weight yarn. I used a size 11 circular needle. You'll need approximately 36 ounces. Pattern includes full color photos and detailed instructions.

Yes! You can sell items made from this pattern!


13 sts and 16 rows = 4" stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 40 x 46 inches


  • 36 ounces worsted weight yarn
  • size 11 (8mm) knitting needles
  • cable needle
  • yarn needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

I Love This Yarn


Coffee Brown

About Designer

About Designer

AuntJanet on

I adore knitting and crocheting. I don't understand how people can sit and watch a movie and NOT be knitting or crocheting! Such wasted opportunity. =)

My mother taught me how to do both right about the time I started Kindergarten. And here I am 40 years later, designing my own patterns. Although I still do buy quite a few from fellow designers!

In my spare time I enjoy (duh!) knitting and ...

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