Moorish Mosaic Afghan

Mar 2, 2010
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Comprised of three stunning motifs, the colorwork in this afghan mimics the look of Moorish tiles. The main motif is a hexagon that morphs into an octagon, all of which are held together by smaller squares and triangles. In superwash wool, it doesn't just look pretty, it feels pretty and is easy to care for.

Moorish Mosaic Afghan
Lisa Naskrent

Finished Size: About 40" wide and 48" long.

Yarn: Mission Falls 136 Merino Superwash (100% merino superwash wool; 136 yd [124 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #027 macaw (turqoise green; MC), 7 balls; #012 raisin (dark red; A), #002 stone (light gray; B), #013 curry (tan; C), #531 sprout (dark green; D), and #019 mist (light green; E), 3 balls each. Yarn distributed by CNS Yarns.

Hook: I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; 8 stitch markers (m).

Gauge: Radius of octagon (center to edge) or edge of 1 square = about 4".

   

Errata:

Yarn Mission Falls 136 Merino Superwash (100% merino superwash wool; 136 yd [124 m]/ 1 3/4 [50 g]).
Motif 24, Round 3 should use A.
Motif 7, Round 9 should use C.


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spring75 wrote
on Jan 24, 2012 9:43 AM
beautiful. absolutely gorgeous. i am stashing already...this is definitely something to look forward to! LOVE IT!
on Jan 24, 2012 10:27 AM

Sarah.....this is so beautiful!  I am definately going to try this, thanks!  Paula

on Jan 24, 2012 10:48 AM

Where can I find the pattern? I'm not to this website, and I really want to make this beautiful afghan!

Pinebird wrote
on Aug 26, 2014 3:56 PM

The most beautiful afghan of all.  I have seen in other colors, but none surpass this intriguing combination.  Someday I hope to try it.

 

Pinebird wrote
on Aug 26, 2014 3:56 PM

The most beautiful afghan of all.  I have seen in other colors, but none surpass this intriguing combination.  Someday I hope to try it.