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Irish Wedding Aran Afghan

from Sharondipity Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Irish Wedding Aran Afghan
Irish Wedding Aran Afghan
Irish Wedding Aran Afghan
Irish Wedding Aran Afghan
Irish Wedding Aran Afghan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cable
  • Seam

Pattern Description:

This is the pattern for the Irish Wedding Aran Afghan I created for my niece on her wedding day. I hope you enjoy making it as much as I did and that the lucky recipient loves it as much as my niece does.

The finished blanket is approximately 60'' wide by 72'' long, plus an 8'' Triple Knot Fringe at each end. It is made up of 5 panels knitted separately and then seamed together. This is a very warm, cozy and cuddly afghan. The center of each panel is made up of Hugs and Kisses with symmetrical twists and cables on each side. The Hugs and Kisses make it the perfect wedding gift or for anyone that you just LOVE!

Included with the pattern are instructions for materials, knitting, cabling and fringe, as well as photographs.

Please Note: This purchase is for the pattern only, not the finished afghan and is in PDF format so you will require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the file. Pattern will be available to download once payment is confirmed.

Pattern may not be reproduced or redistributed without the express written permission of the owner.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 60'' w x 72'' l


  • 5.5 mm or US9 Knitting Needles
  • Cable Needle
  • Darning Needle
  • Crochet Hook

Suggested yarn:

4000 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

I used 11 skeins of Worsted Weight Acrylic Yarn (Med4). Each skein was 7 oz, 198g, 364 yds



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