Give This Easy Knit Afghan A Go [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Stay warm and cozy at home with an easy to make afghan. We’ve picked an easy knit afghan that will look lovely on your living room couch.

Download the pattern from the Lion Brand website. That means that the price you see when you first land on a Lion Brand pattern page is NOT the price of the pattern. It is the price of the recommended yarn which you purchase through their website.

Find the button for the downloadable FREE pattern under the [Add All to Cart] button.

Diagonal Squares Afghan – A Gorgeous Easy Knit Afghan

This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level KnittersText area which says "Free Knitting Pattern : Diagonal Squares Afghan – A Gorgeous Easy Knit Afghan," followed by a woman sitting with a knitted afghan on her lap

Designed by Irina Poludnenko, this stunning afghan blanket comes in one size and measures approximately 47 inches wide and 58 inches long. That is 119.5 cm wide and 147.5 cm long, if you prefer metric measurements.

Using Lion Brand’s Vanna’s Choice Yarn, it is knitted using US9 circular knitting needles. That’s 5.5 mm needles, if you are using the metric system.

Furthermore, we recommend you use the versatile mattress stitch to sew the blanket together. If you want to learn how to do the mattress stitch, we have a fully illustrated tutorial on this stitch here: Learn How to Do a Mattress Stitch.

You will need to be able to increase the number of working stitches on this knitting pattern, so you will be employing kfb and yo increase techniques here.

If you like to learn more about kfb or bar increase, you can find an excellent, fully-illustrated tutorial here: Learn How to Make a KFB or Bar Increase.

A detailed tutorial for yo or yarnover increase is found here: Learn the Open Yarnover Increase.

Find the FREE downloadable knitting pattern for this beautiful afghan here: Diagonal Squares Afghan

In addition, purchase the recommended yarn through this link: Lion Brand’s Vanna’s Choice Yarn

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