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Streak of Lightning

Creative Knitting Magazine Presents, October 2013: All Season Throws
Knitting
October 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20.75 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches in Garter stitch before blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
5900 - 6100 yards (5395 - 5578 m)
Approx 55 x 64 inches

“Borrow from our quilting brethren and try knitting a Log Cabin! Sunshine & Shadow blocks are built with light colors on one side and dark on the other, and the blocks for this afghan are assembled in the Streak of Lightning pattern.”

Skill Level:
Easy

Finished Measurements:
55 x 64 inches

Yarns:
6 skeins orange #825 (A)
6 skeins pumpkin #822 (B)
6 skeins moss #841 (C)
6 skeins teal #810 (D)
3 skeins daffodil #821 (E)

Gauge:
20.75 sts and 45 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Garter st before blocking
20.75 sts and 42.5 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Garter st after blocking
1 block = 9 x 9 inches before blocking
1 block = 9.25 x 9.25 inches after blocking

Pattern Note:
Blocks are worked in tiers composed of logs, which are worked around a center square. Cast-on counts as the first right-side row. The last stitch of the previous square or log becomes the first stitch of the next log. Weave in ends as you go to minimize finishing.