Berroco Norah's Vintage Afghan (Free)
Norah's Vintage Afghan is made up of 20 gorgeous textured blocks worked in five beautiful colors. Knit using Berroco Vintage or Comfort comes in a variety of colors, so choose your favorites to make an afghan you love!
Skill level: Intermediate
Finished measurements: Approximately 48" wide x 60" long
Yarn: 4 Hanks each Berroco Vintage (100 grs), #5104 Mushroom (A), #5192 Chana Dal (B), #5107 Cracked Pepper (C), #5105 Oats (D) and #5177 Douglas Fir (E) Or 4 balls each Berroco Comfort (100 grs), #9703 Barley (A), #9785 Falseberry Heather (B), #9713 Dusk (C), #9720 Hummus (D) and #9792 Hackberry Heather (E)
Needles: straight knitting needles, size US 7 (4.5mm)
Gauge: 20 sts and 27 rows = 4" in St s
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Comments about Yarn: 4 Hanks each Berroco Vintage (100 grs), #5104 Mushroom (A), #5192 Chana Dal (B), #5107 Cracked Pepper (C), #5105 Oats (D) and #5177 Douglas Fir Norah's Vintage Afghan (Free):
I enjoyed knitting this afghan up because as I got bored of a square, it was done. I changed her colorways but stuck to her choice of yarn which feels wonderful for a washable fiber.
However, the first version of the pattern I received omitted side sections of the pattern for more than a few squares which made for a frustrating afternoon, until a managed to download another version of the pattern. Blocking is a must to ensure all squares are evenly sized. It's pretty heavy and cozy, and looks really impressive to non-knitters!
All told this was a moderately challenging cabled patchwork quilt. I wanted to do one like this, and it's done.
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