Star of the East Afghan

Aug 6, 2013
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Designer Ann McDonald Kelly

Finished Size 67 1/2" wide and 72" long.

Yarn Cascade Eco + (100% Peruvian wool; 478 yd [437 m]/8 3/4 oz [250 g]): #0508 berry (MC), #0507 lipstick (CC1), and #2749 pumpkin (CC2), 3 skeins each.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 15 sts and 28 rows = 4" in garter st; one 3-colored triangle measures 13 1/2" wide and 12" tall.

Modular construction and easy to follow pattern make this afghan inspired by the colors in fabrics and tile work in Thailand a non-daunting and fun project.


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