The Great American Aran Afghan - pick 20 of these 24 unique and beautiful aran squares to make this stunning afghan. You'll want to make all of the designs, though, so be sure to pick up some pillow forms for the balance of the patterns! The squares, all winning designs from a Knitter's Magazine contest, feature a wide variety of techniques. From basic cables to innovative and challenging stitching, you will find everything you need in this pattern booklet to work your way through this magnificent project, including the story behind the afghan and each square as well as a Knitter's School with tips on various techniques.
Materials: 20 100 gram (200 yard) balls of Plymouth Encore (approx 1 ball per square)
Gauge: 19 stitches and 26 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on US 7 needles