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Luxury Throw Knit Pattern
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Chenille Thick & Quick® - Jiffy® - Wool-Ease® - Imagine (Old)
Pattern Number: 1203 Never get bored while knitting up the 19 colors in 6 varieties of Lion Brand yarns! Designed with Homespun, Chenille Thick & Quick, Jiffy, Wool-Ease, Wool-Ease Chunky and Imagine. The end result is this absolutely luxurious throw! 45 inches x 58 inches . Size 17(12 mm) needles.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 45 inches x 58 inches (depending on repeat)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-322 Homespun Yarn: Baroque Heathered Solid Medium violet and dark rose
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

790-334 Homespun Yarn: Gothic Heathered Solid Darkest violet and black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

950-147 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Purple DISCONTINUED A dusky, elegant amethyst
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.90

950-245 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Amethyst Print Cool amethyst with hints of gray
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.90

450-328 Jiffy Yarn: Duluth (discontinued) Purple, fuchsia and dark rose.
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.77

450-191 Jiffy Yarn: Violet Dark, cool purple
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.98

620-145 Wool-Ease Yarn: Plum (discontinued) A deep reddish purple.
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.58

620-144 Wool-Ease Yarn: Grape Heather (discontinued) A medium violet with hints of gray.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.79

780-338 Imagine Yarn: Purple Haze (discontinued) Mixed purples
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.99

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 17 [13 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 7.60

GAUGE:
9 sts + 12 rows = 4" (10 cm) BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN SEQUENCE

Work 4 Rows for each stripe.

Stripe 1: A and F Stripe 2: C and G Stripe 3: Two strands of E Stripe 4: D and J Stripe 5: B and G Stripe 6: Two Strands of E Stripe 7: C and G Stripe 8: I and J Stripe 9: B and H Stripe 10: F and G Repeat 10 stripe sequence.

NOTES:
Work with 2 strands of yarns held together in pattern stitch sequence.Editor’s Note: When creating fringe using Homespun please note that because of the texture of the yarn the fringe will fray when cut.

If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or fray check.


INSTRUCTIONS
THROW

Working in pattern sequence, cast on 96 sts.

Row 1 (right side): Knit.

Row 2: K 3, purl to last 3 sts, k 3.

Row 3: K 3, *[k2tog] 3 times, [yo, k 1] 6 times, [k2tog] 3 times; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k 3.

Row 4: Knit.

Continue in pattern until piece measures 58".


FINISHING

Cut yarn into 20" lengths for fringe using all colors except Chenille Thick & Quick.

Using 8 to 9 strands of yarns, fold in half and fringe across top and bottom edges of throw.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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