Knit Dutch Tile Afghan

Approximate Size: 45″ x 63″

Materials Required:
4 ply knitted worsted weight yarn
Color 1–12 ounces
Color 2–16 ounces
Color 3–16 ounces
Knitting Needles: Size 9
Crochet Hook “G” (Size 5)





Check your Gauge: 4 Sts. to 1 inch
Each Square measures 3 1/2 inches





To Make A Small Square: With Color 1 cast on 2 Sts.

Row 1–K 1, increase 1 St. in next St.

Row 2–P, increasing 1 St. in last St.

Row 3–K, increasing 1 St. in last St.

Rows 4 through 9–Repeat Rows 2 and 3 three times (11 Sts. on needle), break Color 1 strand and join Color 2.

Rows 10 through 17–Repeat Rows 2 and 3 four times (19 Sts. on needle).





Rows 18 and 19–Same as Row 2 (21 Sts. on needle).

Row 20–K across to last 2 Sts., K 2 together, break Color 2 strand, join Color 3.

Row 21–K, across to last 2 Sts., K 2 together.

Row 22–P across to last 2 Sts., P 2 together.

Row 23 and 24–Same as Rows 21 and 22 (16 Sts. on needle), drop Color 3 strand and join Color 1.

Rows 25 and 26–Same as Rows 21 and 22, drop Color 1 strand and pick up Color 3.

Rows 27 through 30–Repeat Rows 21 and 22 two times (10 Sts. on needle), drop Color 3 strand and pick up Color 1 strand.

Rows 31 and 32–Same as Rows 21 and 22, break Color 1 strand and pick up Color 3.

Rows 33 through 36–Repeat Rows 21 and 22 two times (4 Sts. on needle).

Rows 37–K 2 together 2 times.

Bind off 2 remaining Sts.

Make 192 Squares. Block each to measure 4 inches square.

To Make Large Squares: Sew 4 small Squares together, having Color 1 at center (Striped Pattern will be at outer corners). Make 48 Large Squares.

To Join Large Squares: Sew Large Squares together, matching Stripes, having 6 Squares in width and 8 Squares in length.

Border: With Crochet Hook and Color 3 work 1 row of slip St. around entire Afghan, working 1 slip St., Ch 1, 1 slip St. in each corner to keep work flat. Work 4 more rows of slip St. in this manner, working in back loop of Sts.

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