Checkerboard Squares by Lily M. Chin
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Checkerboard Squares

January 1999
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
Long Double Crochet (US)
6.0 mm (J)
3940 yards (3603 m)
53" x 68" Each block is 7.5 inches wide (total 63 blocks)

Worsted weight wool-blend yarn approx.
30 oz. (1,970 yd.) cream, MC
15 oz. (985 yd.) dark green, A
15 oz. (985 yd.) burgundy, B
Yarn needle

GAUGE: Each block = 7.5”

GAUGE SWATCH: (Multiple of 4 sts)
Work as for block 1. Gauge is crucial when pieces are sewn together; especially when they are turned sideways.

PATTERN: 2 Block patterns are used. 32 blocks of pattern 1 and 31 blocks of pattern 2

Afghan is 7 blocks wide and 9 blocks long. Alternate blocks to form checkerboard pattern.