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Rectangular Diagonal Afghan Knitting Pattern

diagonal afghan knitting pattern

This knitting pattern is knit diagonally and has a nice edge. You can knit it any width or length with any yarn that is appropriate to the size of the needles.


Instructions:

CO 4 sts.
Rows 1-3: k
Row 4: k1, k into the front and back of the next two sts, k1-6 sts
Row 5: sl1, k2, yo, k rem sts

Rep Row 5 until piece is desired width.

sl1, k rem sts

You will have a triangle and will now be turning one corner.

Row 1: sl1, k1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k rem sts
Row 2: sl1, k2, yo, k rem sts

Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece is desired length.

Now you will turn both corners and complete the rectangle.

Row 1: sl1, k1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k rem sts

Rep Row 1 until 5 sts rem.
sl1, k1, k2tog, k1
BO.

©Barbara Breiter. This design may not be reproduced in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author.

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.