Random thoughts

| During some of the less challenging parts of the knitting I like to entertain myself by trying to calculate various interesting figures. The title may say "Fun Facts," but these are really just rough estimates for my amusement (and yours).
Squares Number of squares in pattern: 24 Number of squares in my version: 30 Number of distinct squares in my version: 10 The 5 easiest squares: Ginette Belanger, Barbara Selsnick (didn't knit), Hanna Burns, Ann Strong, Julie H. Levy The 5 "most challenging" squares: Betty Salpekar, Kathleen T. Carty, Judy Sumner (didn't knit), Georgia Vincent (didn't knit), Janet Martin (didn't knit) My favorite square to knit: Ginette Belanger My favorite square to look at: Ada Fenick
Time Number of hours to complete easiest square: 8 Number of hours to complete hardest square: 12 Number of hours to complete an average square: 9 Number of hours to complete all squares: 270 Number of hours to knit border: 25 Number of hours to seam everything: 6 Total number of hours: 300
Stitches Average size of a square: 70 stitches/row by 75 rows Average number of stitches in a square: 5,250 Approximate number of stitches in squares: 157,500 Number of stitches in the border: 31, 168 Approximate number of stitches in the seams: 2,485 Total number of stitches: 191,153 |