This amazingly soft yarn was just crying out to be a blanket, but I didnât want to do something ordinary with it. So I played and sketched and experimented and swatched and ended up with thisâa slightly crazy collection of blocks that are parallelograms instead of rectangles, chevrons that donât quite want to be angled chevrons, but that donât want to lie in right angles and straight lines, either. There are diagonal accent lines to add definition, but instead of using one color for the entire afghan, the accents themselves change from dark to light as they work across the afghan. In other words, thereâs a lot going on, but thatâs good, because it means putting this together is never boring.
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This makes one, big, bed-sized afghan, using three main colors (4 skeins each) and five accent colors (1 skein each). Each block is knit using two of the main colors and one accent. The entire thing is seamed together using