Autumn Leaves Knit Afghan Pattern
Learn how to stitch up this afghan knitting pattern that'll keep you warm!
Nothing beats curling up with a comfy knit afghan pattern on a cold day. As autumn approaches, work up this lovely Autumn Leaves Knit Afghan Pattern to keep warm. This unique afghan knitting pattern from Red Heart Yarn features 170 knit leaves in assorted autumn colors. Resembling the leaves outside, this knit afghan is perfect for the fall (or anytime, really!). Once you've stitched all the leaves together, you'll see that this afghan pattern creates a natural scalloped edge that's truly beautiful. Place this knit afghan on your couch as a decoration or snuggle up with it as you're watching TV. Whether you use this knit pattern as a blanket or a home decoration, you'll absolutely fall in love with this afghan. It's simply unbe-leaf-able!
Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge16 sts= 4 in.; 24 rows= 4 in.
Finished Size54 in. x 60 in.
- 2 balls of Red Heart Soft Yarn in Toast CA
- 2 balls of Red Heart Soft Yarn in Wine CB
- 2 balls of Red Heart Soft Yarn in Tangerine CC
- 2 balls of Red Heart Soft Yarn in Honey CD
- 2 balls of Red Heart Soft Yarn in Leaf CE
- 2 balls of Red Heart Soft Yarn in Chocolate CF
- 5.5 mm (US 9) knitting needles
- 5.5 mm (US I-9) crochet hook
- Yarn needle
- Stitch marker
(Make 170) - 28 each of 4 colors and 29 each of 2 colors OR mix colors as desired.
Cast on 30 sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): K 13, SKP, place marker on needle, K to end -- 29 sts.
Row 2: K 1, P to 2 sts before marker, P2tog, sl marker, P to last st, K – 28 sts. RK to 2 sts before marker, SKP, sl marker, K to end – 27 sts.
Rep Rows 2 and 3, dec 1 st each row, until 4 sts remain; drop m.
Next Row: K 1, SKP, K 1. Next Row: P3tog. Fasten off, leaving 12 in. tail.
Half Leaf for Right Side
(Make 10 in colors of choice). Cast on 15 sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): K to last 3 sts, SKP, K 1.
Row 2: K 1, P to last st., K
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until 2 sts rem.
Next Row: P2
Half Leaf for Left Side
(Make 10 in colors of choice).
Cast on 15 sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): K across. Row 2: K 1, P to last 3 sts, P2tog, K1.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until 3 sts rem.
Next Row: P3tog. Fasten off.
Position leaves in 10 strips of 17, with a leaf pointing up and the next leaf pointing down, alternating across with various colors. Sew strips together. Sew half leaves into spaces at sides.
Weave in ends.
With I hook and color of choice, sc across each end.
- Sl 1, K1, psso
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