plaid afghan
U.S. Navy tartan throw in crochet. Vertical strips create tartan pattern when woven over and under mesh foundation. My navy tartan throw is 72” x 54”. Two tartans are associated with the U. S. Navy: Edzell and Polaris. The red, white, and blue Edzell pattern(ITI # 80) was created by Arthur Mackie of the Strathmore Woollen Company in 1986 for Edzell radar base in Angus, Scotland. While some call it the official U. S. Navy tartan, it has never been formally adopted by the U. S. Navy. Polaris Military (ITI # 222) is the older of the two patterns, designed in 1954 by Alexander MacIntyre of Strone House, Argyll, for the officers and men of the USS Proteus. The Polaris-class submarine based at Holy Loch, Scotland, is the first ship in history to have its own tartan. The colors represent the” Blue “ and “ Gold “ crews who alternate on the submarine, the depth of the ocean (green) , and the naval uniform(black). • Length of cording ( vertical stripes ) determines length of afghan. • Lengths from 54” to 72” • Crocheted using Red Heart 100% acrylic yarns • Machine washable and tumble dry • My home is smoke free. • I’m a pet owner, Abby, a beagle • My product has been prewashed • Due to allergies and/or sensitive skin you may want to prewash before using • If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for visiting wekeepuinstitches