Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Great North American Afghan has a new look!

Great North American Afghan
Published by XRX, Inc (Knitter's Magazine)

Premiering at Stitches West (Santa Clara Convention Center - February 17-20, 2011)
Available everywhere else - March 11, 2011

Shown in Cascade 220 - 100% Peruvian Highland Wool - 220 yds/100 g (#9422 Tibetan Rose 6 sks, #9491 Greystone Heather 5 sks, #8401 Silver 3 sks, #4002 Jet  3 sks, #7805 Flamingo Pink 1 sk, #7802 Cerise 1 sk, #9410 Celtic Green 1 sk)

There is a second colorway in Cascade 220, as well as alternate colorways in Lana d'Oro (50% Alpaca/50% Wool) and Sierra (80% Pima Cotton/20% Merino Wool)

The second book in the Great American Afghan series has a new colorway.  The Great North American Afghan book features 24 squares by 24 designers in a flower garden of color, motiffs, and patterning all knit in Cascade 220, while offering options in both Sierra and Lana d'Oro.  This collection of squares covers a wide variety of skills and makes a wonderful knit-along.