Winter’s Eye Afghan
This afghan captures the eye of the storm and harnesses it in a spectacular afghan to keep you warm on the coldest days. Two shapes of motifs—octagons and squares—are joined to create this gorgeous afghan.
DESIGNER Lisa Naskrent
FINISHED SIZE 45″ square.
YARN Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool; 220 yd [200 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; ): #1913 jet (MC), 16 balls; #816 gray (A) 2 balls; #844 periwinkle (B); 1 ball, #871 white (C), 1 ball.
HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS St marker (m); yarn needle.
GAUGE Rnds 1–6 of octagon = 5″ diameter; whole octagon = 11½ ” diameter.