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Tumbling Blocks Afghan

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Pattern Number: 80263AD
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Nobody ever said blankets had to be boring! This gorgeous intarsia afghan is both warm and decorative.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
44 x 64 in. (112 x 162.5 cm)
CORRECTIONS: None

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860-126 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Chocolate (A) 4  
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860-125 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Taupe (B) 1  
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860-130 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Honey (C) 1  
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860-107 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Sapphire (D) 2  
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860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green (E) 1  
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860-142 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rose (F) 2  
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860-172 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Kelly Green (G) 1  
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860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive (H) 1  
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860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green (I) 1  
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860-141 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Wild Berry (J) 1  
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860-145 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant (K) 1  
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860-135 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rust (L) 1  
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860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue (M) 1  
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860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee (N) 1  
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860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen (O) 1  
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  
·Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 40 in. (101.5 cm) long

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 Linen  White  Pink Aqua  Silver Blue  Sapphire  Dusty Blue  Colonial Blue
Linen White Pink Aqua Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue Colonial Blue
 Navy  Raspberry  Scarlet Beige  Toffee  Taupe  Chocolate  Espresso
Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate Espresso
 Honey Radiant Orange  Brick  Terracotta  Rust  Dusty Rose  Wild Berry  Rose
Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry Rose
 Antique Rose  Magenta  Eggplant  Dusty Purple  Purple  Burgundy  Silver Grey  Charcoal Grey
Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey Charcoal Grey
 Black Radiant Yellow  Mustard  Fern  Kelly Green  Dusty Green  Olive Radiant Lime
Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive Radiant Lime
 Cranberry Lime  Mountain Print  Woods Print  Purple Print  Autumn Print  Charcoal Print  Denim Mist
Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print Denim Mist
 Rose Mist  Taupe Mist  Purple Mist  Seaspray Mist  Pearl Mist  Tangerine Mist Oatmeal Grey Marble
Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal Grey Marble
Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam Oceania
Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam Oceania
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Tumbling Blocks Afghan
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GAUGE:

16 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

NOTES:

1. When changing colors, twist yarns on WS to prevent holes.
2. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Work back and forth as if working on straight needles.
3. Work Chart from right to left on RS rows, from left to right on WS rows.

AFGHAN
With A, cast on 160 sts.
Chart Row 1 (RS): Working back and forth on circular needle, knit, following Chart Row 1 from right to left and repeating 80 sts of Chart twice.
Chart Row 2 (WS): Purl, following Chart Row 2 from left to right and repeating 80 sts of Chart twice.

Working in St st (k on RS, p on WS) continue chart as established to Row 92. Rep Rows 1-92 twice more, then rep Rows 1-46 once more. Do not bind off.

BORDER
Color Sequence for Border
1 row A, 4 rows D, 2 rows A, 4 rows F, 2 rows D, 4 rows A.
Top Border
With A, k 1 row.
*Work in Garter st (k every row), following Color Sequence and increasing 1 st at beg of every row. When Color Sequence has been completed, bind off.**
Lower Border
With RS facing and A, pick up and k 160 sts across lower edge of Afghan. Rep from * to ** of Top Border.
Side Borders
With RS facing and A, pick up and k 242 sts along one side edge. Rep from * to ** of Top Border. Rep across opposite edge.

FINISHING
Seam mitered corners of Borders. Weave in ends.


 

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side


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