#36 Patchwork Panache / True Blue by Katherine Eng

#36 Patchwork Panache / True Blue

January 2001
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
in single crochet (US)
6.0 mm (J)
2712 yards (2480 m)
48" x 65" or 122cm x 165cm
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This pattern is listed for intermediate knitters, even though it is a crocheted pattern. “Crochet any little touch of the blues with this patchwork afghan worked in a “Trip around the World” fashion. Start with a simple square as a building block, then crochet the bordering squares until the pattern is complete - no sewing is required. a lacy crocheted border adds the finishing touch. The Patchwork Panache, aka Patchwork Principle afghan first appeared in the Fall ‘94 issue of Family Circle Knitting.“ - taken from Family Circle Easy Afghans.

The pattern in the book specifies 3 colors of blue. Yarn requirements are for 3 balls of main color and 2 balls of color 2 and one ball of color 3.

Gauge: In single crochet, 12 stitches = 4”, 20 rows = 5”, each square = 3.75”