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Basket Weave Afghan

Makes an afghan 60” X 42”


Worked in a flat piece. Do not connect the last stitch to the first stitch. Cast on 184 pegs using the e-wrap method.

Row 1, 2, 3, 4: Knit pegs 1 through 4, purl pegs 5 through 8, (helpful to use stitch markers) knit pegs 9 through 12, purl pegs 13 through 16 (place stitch markers). Continue this pattern sequence to the end of the row.

Row 5, 6, 7, 8: Purl pegs 1 through 4, knit pegs 5 through 8, purl pegs 9 through 12, knit pegs 13 through 16. Continue this pattern sequence to the end of the row.

Repeat Rows 1-8 until blanket measures 42”.

Remove from the knitting loom using the Basic Bind Off method.

Use single crochet stitch to make a border around the blanket. Weave ends in. Block lightly.

LOOM: Afghan Loom, needs 184 pegs.

YARN: 800 yards of worsted weight yarn. Sample uses Red Heart Soft in Turquoise.

STITCHES: Knit stitch and purl stitch. The stitch pattern uses 8 pegs, repeating every 8 pegs.

NOTIONS: Knitting tool, measuring tape, crochet hook

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