Here is the pattern that a few of you guys have requested of me. Enjoy and Happy Knitting.
Snow Drift Afghan
Approx. 53" x 62" before fringe.
Whatever worsted weight yarn you are going to use. 29"circular needles No. 8 or size to get gauge of 23 sts of 1 pattern repeat measuring 4-3/4 inches and 6 rows = 1". Crochet hook No. 5 or F.
****Note****: The first and last three sts will always be Knit. This is a border on each side of Afghan, and is not counted in the pattern rows.
Cast on 259 sts.
PATTERN: A multiple of 23 sts.
ROW 1: (right side): K3 (border), * k8, k2 tog, yo ,k1, p1, k1, yo, ssk, k8, rep from *, k3 (border).
ROW 2: K3, *p7, p2 tog tbl, p2,yo, k1,yo,p2, p2 tog, p7; rep from *, k3. NOTE: When a yo is worked just before a purl, you must be sure that the yarn is wrapped all the way around to front to ensure a yo is maintained on your needle.
ROW 3: K3,*k6, k2 tog, k1, yo, k2, p1, k2, yo, k1, ssk, k6; rep from *, k3.
ROW 4: K3, *p5, p2 tog tbl, p3, yo, p1, k1, p1, yo, p3, p2 tog, p5; rep from *, k3.
ROW 5: K3, *k4, k2 tog, k2, yo, k3, p1, k3, yo, k2, ssk, k4; rep from *, k3.
ROW 6: K3, *p3, p2 tog tbl, p4, yo, p2, k1, p2, yo, p4, p2 tog, p3; rep from *, k3.
ROW 7: K3, *k2, k2 tog, k3, yo, k4, p1, k4, yo, k3, ssk, k2;rep from *, k3.
ROW 8: K3, *p1, p2 tog tbl, p5, yo, p3, k1, p3, yo, p5, p2 tog, p1; rep from *, k3.
ROW 9: K3, *K2 tog, k4, yo, k5, p1, k5, yo, k4, ssk; rep from *, k3.
ROW 10 and 12: K3, *p11, k1, p11; rep from *, k3.
ROW 11: K3, * k11, p1, k11; rep from *, k3.
Rep these 12 rows 31 times ending last rep with row 10. Bind off loosely.
Work sc across each end. Knot 6-12” strands for fringes across both ends if desired.