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Southern Cross Afghan

Knitting
August 2013
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in in garter st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
970 yards (887 m)
42 1/2" square
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-Finished Size: 42 1/2” square.
-Yarn: Valley Yarns Valley Superwash (100% extra fine merino; 97 yd 89 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #436 wild rose (MC), 9 skeins; #220 black (CC), 10 skeins.
-Needles: Size 8 (5 mm) straights and 40” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
-Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.
-Gauge: 15 1/2 sts and 32 rows = 4” in garter st; one Triangle A measures 11” wide and 5 1/2” tall.

This afghan is made of mitered triangles made into squares. The squares are sewn together with borders, making an interesting and cozy blanket.