Intricate cable patterns, a bit of leaf lace, multi-directional knitting, and thoughtful heritage inspiration combine
for a blanket worth keeping out year-round.
Yggdrasil,the legendary Norse world tree, bridged many worlds
and provided a home and meeting place for gods and mythological creatures.
Use any worsted weight yarn for this a very practical afghan.
Pattern can be downloaded from Interweave Press. Click Here for for Four Free Afghan Knitting Patterns. Pattern available as a download only. Please print it off on your own computer.
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You will need Size 10.5 (6.5 mm): 16", 24",and two 47" circulars (cir) and set of doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Gauge: 13 sts and 17 rnds = 4" in St st; 22 sts and 211⁄2 rows = 4" in patt from Large Braid chart; 26–30 sts and 36 rows in pattern from Leaf Braid chart measure 6" wide and 8" high; 91 sts along each side of center square measure about 30" wide after being joined to border.