Starburst Knit Afghan [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Knit this Starburst Knit Afghan and create your coziest and most inviting fall or winter decor yet. The lovely blanket also makes for a thoughtful handmade gift to a friend or relative.

You can get the pattern for this charming blanket from the Yarnspiration website.

Starburst knit Afghan – A Charming Blanket

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This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level Knitters

From the talented designers of the Yarnspiration design team, this knit showpiece is perfect for our new knitters to work on.

This pattern is available in 1 size. The measurement is 54″ x 62″ inches. That’s 137 cm x157.5 cm if you are using the metric system.

To make this pattern you will need the Bernat Blanket Yarn. It is a beautiful and remarkably soft Super Bulky weight yarn made from 100% polyester fibers. It’s the perfect yarn for Garments, Accessories, and home projects.

Furthermore, you will be needing a US size 11 circular or double-pointed knitting needle. That’s 8 mm needles if you prefer to use the metric system.

Techniques Used

You will be using the k2tog knitting decrease when you make this project. The k2tog or knit two together is a basic right slanting decrease that is quite common throughout knitting patterns.

If you’re not familiar with the k2tog decrease, we have an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it that you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Make a Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog).

You can use the simpler long-tail cast-on method instead of the provisional cast-on. The long-tail cast-on is probably the most popular of all the cast-on methods. It is suitable for many types of knitting projects.

We have an illustrated tutorial for the long-tail cast-on if you want to learn it. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Do A Long-Tail Cast on.

Download Pattern

You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this piece here: Starburst Knit Afghan Pattern

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: Bernat Blanket Yarn

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