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Tamarix Quilt

Simple garter-stitch mitered squares and rich colorwork create the illusion of handquilting in this afghan.

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This knitted afghan is composed of simple garter-stitch mitered squares worked in stripes of color creating a handquilted look. Directions are provided for easy seaming as you go, or you can sew the pieces together in finishing. The edge is finished with attached I-cord.

Finished Size: 36" wide and 36" long.
Yarn: Brown Sheep Serendipity Tweed (60% cotton, 40% wool; 210 yd [192 m]/ 100 g): #ST04 yellow buttercup and #ST88 chocolate lily, 3 skeins each; #ST16 variegated ivy and #ST08 sunflower, 2 skeins each.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 22 sts and 44 rows = 4" in garter st on smaller needles.
Needles: Squares size 7 (4.5 mm): straight. Edging size 8 (5 mm): straight or double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle; small amount of waste yarn for provisional CO.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Fall 2010

SKU: EP2631

Author/Speaker/Editor: Heather Zoppetti

Format: eProject