Thursday, May 6, 2010

Geo quilt

This quilt was inspired by a photo I saw in a quilting magazine once. It is made with little 2 row granny squares.

This is the graph I used to put the quilt together. You can use any variety of colors that fit with your decor.

Yarn and supplies

Yarn used, I Love This Yarn
H Hook

1 skein Lt. Blue  (20 squares.)
1 skein Lt. Yellow  (28 squares.)
2 skeins Med. Yellow  (84 squares)
2 skeins Med. Blue (60 squares.)
2 skeins Dk. Yellow (140 squares.)
2 skeins Dk. Blue (100 squares.)
2 skeins black (88 squares.)

2 Row Granny Square.

ch 4, sl st into first ch to make a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, (ch 1, 3 dc) 3 times ch 1 join with sl st in 3rd ch of beginning chain. turn.

Round 2: sl st in ch 1 space, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, in same ch 1 space as sl st. *3 dc ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1 in next ch 1 space,* corner made. repeat from * to * 2 more times, 3 dc in same space as beginning 3 dc's. join with a sc to the 3rd ch of beg. ch. finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Border.

With black join with slip stitch in any stitch you want to start with in the back loop.
dc in the back loop all the way around the edge. finish off.
With contrasting color join with a slip stitch in any front loop of the edge, sc in same stitch and all front loops around the edge. finish off.

1 comment:

Pat said...

What beautiful afghan