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Your Mile A Minute Strip

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You can use any color of yarn for the center (even scarp yarns) and then a Main Color for the boarder of each strip.  The strips can be made as long as you want and the afghan can be made as wide as you want.

Worsted weight yarn

Size P hook

Use 2 strands of yarn throughout

Each strip approximately 4 inches wide.

Center:

Row 1:  Ch 4, join.  Ch 3, 4 dc in ring.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in each dc across, dc in ch-3 (4 dc, one ch-3).

Rep row 2 until desired length (note:  last row and boarder will be add approximately 1 inch to ends).

Last row:  Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, skip one dc, dc in next dc, dc in ch-3.

Fasten off yarn.  Weave in ends.

Boarder:

Join with sc in beg ch-4, (sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in same ch, working around end sts of each row, work 2 sc, rep to end, in end ch work (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc), working around end sts of each row, work 2 sc, rep to first sc, join with sl st to frist sc.

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

To join strips, skip 4 sc from each end and sew tog using tapestry needle and the same color of yarn that matches the boarder.

Copyright 2002 by Deborah Claus

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