Johnny by Polly Plum


January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.5 mm (I)
110 - 120 yards (101 - 110 m)
9 inch and 12 inch
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Meet Johnny (and June) - the second installment to the Lovestruck collection, a series of twelve star-crossed afghan blocks sure to melt your heart.

Each block in the Lovestruck collection comes with the pattern for a 9 inch afghan block and the pattern for a complimentary border that will bring the square to 12 inches. Better yet, all of the borders are interchangeable among the other blocks in the collection so you can mix things up and play matchmaker! Instructions are also included for the borders to be used on other square or rectangle projects.

You can get the entire Lovestruck collection at a special discount when you buy all the patterns together: all 12 patterns for the price of 10, $24.90USD. Click here to add them all to your cart at once.

Designer’s note: Johnny is a pretty straightforward, in your face, no nonsense kind of square. Ok, maybe just a little nonsense. But I know you’ll have fun with it. This square is a great opportunity to play with dashes of color. And it works up quite fast!
Both the Johnny 9 inch block and its border were rated by the pattern testers as an intermediate because of a just a few tricky stitch placements. The pattern contains plenty of photos to help you through those parts.

Two versions of the pattern are included for download - a photo-rich version and a no-frills, printer-friendly, text-mostly version that includes a single small photo.

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