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Nine Patch with Sashings Weavette Patchwork Square

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Note: The sewing on this square looks a bit messy. I’ve since discovered a neater way of sewing weavettes together.

Size

8 by 8 inches

Materials

Scraps of dk weight yarns in various colours
2 inch square loom
2×6 inch rectangular loom

Pattern for 1 Patchwork Square

Make ten 2×2 inch squares and two 2×6 inch rectangles.

Sew 9 of the 2×2 inch squares into 3 rows of 3 squares each.

A row of three squares

Sew the 3 rows together. This is the nine patch centre of the square.

Three rows of three squares each

Sew 1 2×6 inch rectangle along one side of the nine patch square and put this piece aside.

Three rows of 3 squares each with a large rectangle down the left hand side.

Sew the remaining 2 inch square to one short end of the remaining 2×6 inch rectangle.

A square next to a rectangle of equal height.

Sew this piece to the main piece so that the 2 inch square is butted up against the end of the first 2×6 inch rectangle.

A 50 inch square afghan can be made with these patchwork squares following the outline below. Note: You will need to make extra 2×2 inch and 2×6 inch weavettes to form the sashings on the top and right hand sides of the finished afghan.


Copyright Sarah Bradberry May 21st 2002. All rights reserved.

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