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BACKGAMMON

An afghan that can also be used as a floor game! This knitted afghan is a large scale version of the traditional board game. It has knitted playing pieces.

Backgammon is not inherently mathematical but is a game of strategy which helps to develop logical thinking, planning and reasoning.
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Backgammon
KNITTING INFORMATION

The afghan in the photo was made with Aran weight yarn. Using a different yarn would change the overall size.

It would be very difficult to modify the instructions to change the size, other than by adding a wider, or narrower border.
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CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Knitted in two large pieces which are stitched together.

The triangles are created by using a short-row technique.
These playing pieces were made from coils of French knitting. You could also knit them using the technique known as i-cord, or make crochet circles.

The dice were made from plastic canvas (Instructions not included)