InstructionsAfghan has seed stitch borders. The interior section of the afghan is a checkerboard effect alternating between boxes of stockinette stitches and seed stitches. Note: to get piece to lie flat, knit the first and last stitch of each row.
144 stitches were cast on. Bottom border consists of 8 rows of seed stitch. Each side border (done in seed stitch) is 12 stitches wide. Each ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Red Heart Yarn Size 8 knitting needle
What was your inspiration?
The red yarn in my yarn stash. Thought this would be a good project that could be used at Christmas through Valentine's Day.
What are you most proud of?
The stitch consistency.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be sure to knit the first and last stitch of each row to ensure that the finished piece lies flat. When joining more yarn I like to do it at the end of a row. This way I can weave the ends into the border and it is less noticeable.