With it's large color blocks and comfy garter stitch, the Big Garter Blocks Throw is wonderful for cuddling up. It's knit in strips, which are then seamed together.
Throw: 42 x 42; each of the 49 blocks is 6" square.
Afghan: 53 x 53"; each of the 49 blocks is 7.5" square.
You'll need approximately 1820 yards of worsted weight yarn for the throw and 2800 yards for the afghan.
US 8 (5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Approx. 18 sts = 4"/10cm in garter stitch.