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Blazing Blocks Afghan (15 colors)

Knitting
August 2013
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23.5 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4769 yards (4361 m)
44 x 54 in. (112 x 137 cm)
This pattern is available for free.

This intarsia colorwork afghan is a stunning heirloom that you’ll cherish for years to come. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: L20642

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)

Heartland (Article #136)
15 colors, 19 balls total
3 balls (A)
2 balls each of 2 colors (J M)
1 ball each of 12 colors (B C D E F G H I K L N O)

Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 40 in. (101.5 cm) long

A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches. Work back and forth as if working on straight needles.

Afghan is worked in intarsia colorwork. Use a separate ball of yarn for each color section.

Pick up and knit borders. Seam corners of Borders to finish.

Color pattern is worked by following a chart.

Chart is available as a separate PDF file.

A kit that includes yarn and pattern is also available on the Lion Brand site: Article # L20642K

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