Jacob's Ladder

Title: Jacob's Ladder - Prize Winning Afghan
source: Super Yarn Mart free leaflet #173
Size: 50 X 64 includeng fringe
35 ozs. 4-Ply knitting Worsted
Size "I" crochet hook
13 one-inch safety pins
Gauge: 6 dc = 2 inches: 2 rows = 1 inch

Note: Count ch 3 at end of each rop as 1 dc. In the last 2 rows ch 6, not 10 for lps.
Row 1: Ch 253, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 9 chs, ch 10, sk 10 chs (this makes lp), * dc in next 10 ch, ch 10, sk 10 chs. Repeat from * until ther are 13 groups of dcs and 12 lps, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Dc in next 9 dcs, ch 10, sk 10 sts, * dc in next 10 dcs, ch 10, sk lp, repeat from * , ch 3, turn. Repeat Row 2 intil there are 116 rows. Fasten off.
To finish lps: Start at bottom of afghan and with fingers pull 1st lp over the 2nd lp, pull 2nd lp through, 2nd lp over 3rd, 3rd through. Repeat to end, faasten last 2 lps together with safety pin. (Be sure all lpy go in same direction.)

Finishing: Sc in each dc across top, 2 scs in each lp (remove safety pins as you go). Across bottom sc in 10 dc, * ch 1, sc in 10 dc. Repeat from * to end, fasten off.

Fringe: Cut 10 inch lengths of yarn, fold in half. Knot on folded strand in each ce at top and bottom, trim fringe evenly.

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