Southern Cross Afghan

Designer Ann McDonald Kelly

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.

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