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The New Tumbling Blocks Knit Pattern
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 10266 We re-colored one of our most popular afghan patterns so that it is even more eye-popping than ever. This extraordinary piece uses 17 balls of Wool-Ease to show off your knitting skill in a very special way. The optical illusion creates a three dimensional appearance to make this a conversation piece as well as the centerpiece of your room.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
39 inches x 60 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.07

620-232 Wool-Ease Yarn: Wood Multi

Brown, tan, and pine green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: A

620-104 Wool-Ease Yarn: Blush Heather

Light rose and soft cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: B

620-170 Wool-Ease®: Peacock An intense green blue.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.99
Note: C

620-139 Wool-Ease Yarn: Dark Rose Heather

Violet red with gray heather


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: E

620-146 Wool-Ease Yarn: Lilac A delicate, warm pastel.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: F

620-177 Wool-Ease Yarn: Loden

Dark pine green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: G

620-157 Wool-Ease Yarn: Pastel Yellow

Pale yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: H

620-152 Wool-Ease Yarn: Oxford Grey

Light and medium iron grays


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: I

620-147 Wool-Ease Yarn: Purple Cool vibrant purple
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: J

620-171 Wool-Ease Yarn: Gold

Bright goldenrod yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: K

620-148 Wool-Ease Yarn: Turquoise A vibrant green blue.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: L

620-123 Wool-Ease Yarn: Seaspray

Soft sea-foam green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: M

620-125 Wool-Ease Yarn: Camel A sophisticated medium tan that's never out of style.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: N
Additional Materials
Size 8 (5 mm)-36 inch circular needle
GAUGE:
18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
When changing colors, twist yarn on WS from underneath to avoid holes.


INSTRUCTIONS
AFGHAN

With MC, cast on 160 sts.

Beg on RS with chart, work in St st, following chart from right to left twice.

Cont chart as established to Row 92, then rep Rows 1-92 twice more, then rep Rows 1-46 once.

DO NOT bind off.



Top Border With MC, knit 1 row.

Work in garter st (k every row) and inc 1 st at beg and end of every row in following color sequence: 1 row MC, 4 rows C, 2 rows MC, 4 rows E, 2 rows C, 4 rows MC.

Bind off to gauge.



Lower Border With RS facing and MC, pick up and k 160 sts along lower edge of Afghan.

Work as for Top Border.



Side Borders With RS facing and MC, pick up and k 230 sts along one side edge of Afghan.

Work as for Top Border.

Bind off to gauge.

Sew mitered edges.

Work same on other side edge of Afghan.




ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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