Hurricane Sandy Whirly 9" Afghan Block Knit by Margaret MacInnis
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Hurricane Sandy Whirly 9" Afghan Block Knit

November 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches
in garter
US 7 - 4.5 mm
80 - 120 yards (73 - 110 m)
9", 10-12" possible with more rounds
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Inspired by the swirl of, and created during the week of, Hurricane Sandy. Interesting Vortex construction, worked in triangles on each ‘base’ of stitches, and then joined at the corners as you work. Ingenious!
Skills--working in round on dpn’s or 2 circulars, working back and forth in short rows, picking up stitches from a garter edge, simple increases, w&t (detailed instruction on method used)