Arizona Afghan by Heidi Gustad

Arizona Afghan

Knitting
September 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in linen stitch, after wet blocking
US 13 - 9.0 mm
1800 - 1848 yards (1646 - 1690 m)
Finished afghan should measure 47” wide by 53” long after wet blocking, but before adding optional fringe.
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Using a clever combination of linen stitch, stranded colorwork, slipped stitches, and a little bit of intarsia, this colorful, contemporary afghan is fun to work up. Meditative to knit, with a couple of more interesting-to-knit sections thrown in the middle, this single panel afghan is a fun project you’ll love to have in your home for years to come.

Skill Level: ​Advanced

Size: ​47” wide x 53” long after wet blocking, but before adding optional fringe.

Gauge: ​16 sts and 24 rows = 4” 10 cm in Linen Stitch after wet blocking

Materials
Needles​: ​US size 13 (9 mm): 60” circular.
Notions​: Tapestry needle; 2 bulky stitch markers
Yarn​: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 132 yards 120 meters/ 100 grams): 50 Pistachio (A), 3 skeins; 60 Teal (B), 2 skeins; 90 Vanilla (C), 4 skeins; 99 Black Licorice (D), 2 skeins; 30 Saffron (E), 3 skeins