This is a logic puzzle rather than a mathematical one.
Can you determine the order in which the squares must have been put down so
that you see the arrangement shown in the afghan?
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The version shown was made in one piece with the stitches for each mitred square being picked up from existing squares.
The pattern includes instructions for:
diagonally-knit garter squares
straight garter squares
stocking stitch squares
Different types of squares require different methods of construction.
Use any yarn and needles of your choice. 14 colours are needed so this is good for using up oddments.
The afghan shown was made using mitred squares. The pattern includes instructions for other types of squares.
The photo shows a small afghan, suitable for a child. It can easily be made bigger by increasing the size of the squares.
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In what order have 14 identical large squares been laid down to give this result?
This afghan is in the same pattern booklet as Order of Magnitude, which uses similar techniques.
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