#08 Tapestry Afghan by Nicky Epstein

#08 Tapestry Afghan

by Nicky Epstein
Knitting
October 1991
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in chart pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3500 yards (3200 m)
46-1/2" / 118cm W X 61-1/2" / 156cm L (including borders)
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Yarn color requirements:

  • 1870 yds / 1700m #814 burgundy (MC)
  • 110 yds / 100m each: #732 grey blue (A), #212 purple (B), #844 light mauve (C), #206 brick (D), #820 rust (E), #808 dark red (F), #952 orange (G), #954 gold orange (H), #160 beige (J), #121 brown (K), #135 medium beige (L), #412 medium brown (M), #439 olive (N), #459 light yellow (P), #942 light green (Q), #908 forest (R), #918 moss green (S), #927 light olive (T), #519 dark olive (U), #616 lilac (W), #608 dark purple (X)

NOTE: Now available in compilation book Vogue Knitting American Collection, page 46 (can see pattern using Google Book Search).

From pattern description:


“Tapestry-motif afghan with framed border, knit-in grape motif bobbles and applied embroidery.”

From Vogue Knitting, Fall 1991/92:


“A masterpiece afghan and whimsical hat from Nicky Epstein. Flora & fauna tapestry motifs are richly colored in Reynolds ‘Paterna Handknitting’ wool.”