By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea. Made up of intarsia blocks, this afghan is sprinkled with seashore motifs on solid basketweave blocks. The blocks are sewn together and then embroidered with a whipstitch. The entire afghan is edged with garter stitch in a contrasting color.
Approx 42 1n./106 cm wide x 64 in./ 162 cm long
JCA/Reynolds “Saucy” (100% cotton, 31/2 oz./
100 g skeins, each approx 185 yds./l69 m)
Ten skeins #817 ecru (A)
Three skeins #71 teal (B)
One skein each #395 mauve (C), #901 corn (D),
#820 tan (E), and #654 lavender (F)
One pair each size 5 US and 6 US (3.75 mm and
4 mm) knitting needles
OR SIZE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN GIVEN GAUGE
20 sts and 28 rows = 4 in./10 cm over St st, using size 6 US (4 mm) needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.