Project Linus Pattern

Wheat Ears Baby Afghan

Size

Approx. 30" x 36"

Materials Needed

15 oz. 4-ply Red Heart Soft yarn

Size 10 1/2 knitting needles

Directions

Cast on 122 st. Pattern is a multiple of 8 st with 10 st for the side borders (5 st ea).

Rows 1-5: Knit.

Row 6 (wrong side): K5, p6, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, (p4, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso) across to last 11 st, p6, k5.

Row 7: K11, p2, yo purlwise (bringing yarn end to front), p2 tog, (k4, p2, yo purlwise, p2 tog) across to last 11 st, k11.

Rows 8-13: Repeat rows 6-7 three more times.

Row 14: K5, p2, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, (p4, k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso) across to last 7 st, p2, k5.

Row 15: K7, p2, yo purlwise, p2 tog, (k4, p2, yo purlwise, p2 tog) across to last 7 st, k7.

Rows 16-21: Repeat rows 14-15 three more times.

Repeat rows 6-21 until piece measures 35". Knit last 5 rows and bind off.