Making Waves

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Making Waves Pattern


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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Garter stitch
  • Knit two together
  • Knit into front and back of stitch

Pattern Description:

An optical illusion afghan or blanket.

Which way are the columns pointing?

Can you see hexagons ... or octagons ... something else?

If you can knit garter stitch, you can make this. It is very easy to knit in seven columns which are then joined together, making it a very portable project. Any yarn can be used. The original was Aran weight. If you use a thinner yarn you may need to add extra rows and/or columns.

The pattern comes with an outline drawing for you to try out your own colour combinations.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 120 cm x 150 cm (48" x 60").


  • 1300 metres (1450 yards) Aran - Light
  • 1150 metres (1270 yards) Aran - Dark
  • Other yarns can be used
  • Short needles appropriate for your chosen yarn

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