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Woven Afghan Stitch Sachet

Image of Woven Afghan Stitch Sachet

Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This sachet could also be made into a pincushion by substituting shredded nylon stockings for the potpourrie. It is a variation on the standard afghan stitch. You really should try this if you already know how to do the basic afghan stitch.
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Materials Needed
Small amount white worsted weight acrylic yarn. Red Heart was used in the example.
Potpourrie for sachet filling or shredded nylon stockings to make a pincushion.
Size G/6 4mm aluminum afghan hook.

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4sc=1"
Finished Size: 3"x3"
Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructions
The images with the borders are clickable to see the bigger version of the same picture.
Make 2 the same. [Front and Back] Image of First half of first row.
ROW 1: Ch14. Work loosly. Pull up a loop in the 2nd ch from hook. *Sk 1 ch. Pull up a loop in each of the next 2 chs. Rep from * across. You should now have a series of 2lps and 1 space across on your afghan hook. On the back side, where you skipped a chain, you should be able to see the "loop" that was not pulled through. You will be picking up this loop in row 2.

To finish this row: Ch1, yo, pull yarn through the first 2 lps on hook, yo pull through 2 more lps, then ch1 to go across the space. (Yo, pull through next 2 lps on hook, twice) *Ch1. Rep bet () once. Rep from ** back to the beginning of row.

Image of Back Side of first half of first row. Notice the little carried over yarn between the loops on the hook.

ROW 2: Insert hook in second vertical bar, NOT the very first one which is at the end of the row. Pull up a loop. *Insert hook in carried over loop on the back side of the row, yo, pull up a loop. Insert hook , yo, pull up a loop in each of the next 2 vertical bars. Rep from * across.

To finish this row: Ch1. **Yo, pull yarn through 2lps on hook. Rep from ** back to the beginning of row.

ROW 3: Insert hook in next vertical bar, pull up a lp. *Sk the next vertical bar. Pull up loop through each of the next 2 vertical bars. Rep from * across. **Ch1. Yo, draw through 2 lps on hook. Rep from ** back to the beginning of row.

ROW 4: Rep row2.
ROW 5: Rep row3.
ROW 6-11: Rep rows 4 & 5.

ROW 12: Rep row 4. Sc in each vertical bar across. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Click Here To See Bigger Image This image shows the hook inserted in the first vertical bar. This image shows a loop pulled through the first veritcal bar. This image shows what it should look like when you pull up a loop through the carried over loop shown in the image above that has the arrow in it.
Click Here To See Bigger Image  This is what it should look like at the end of row 3. Click Here To See Bigger Image  This is what it should look like at the end of the first half of row 4. Click Here To See Bigger Image  Ch1 at the end of the first half of row.
Click Here To See Bigger Image Draw yarn through first two loops on hook. Click Here To See Bigger Image  Ch1. Click Here To See Bigger Image  pull yarn through next 2 lps on hook.
Put the front and the back together wrong sides facing each other.

RND 1: Line up the stitches on all 4 sides. Sc in each st around. Sc, ch2, sc in each corner. Join w/slst to first sc. Stuff lightly before closing.

RND 2: Work 1 reverse sc (rsc) in each st around. Join w/slst to first rsc. Fasten off weave ends into back of work.

Design written on Tuesday, March 06, 2001. Copyright ©2000 By Julie A. Bolduc p106011

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