Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Luxury Throw
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Chenille Thick & Quick® - Jiffy® - Wool-Ease® - Wool-Ease® Chunky - Imagine (Old)
Pattern Number: 1235 Never get bored while knitting up the 19 colors in 5 varieties of Lion Brand yarns! Designed with Homespun, Chenille Thick & Quick, Jiffy, Wool-Ease, and Imagine. The end result is this absolutely luxurious throw! Click here to see it in another colorway.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-319 Homespun Yarn: Adirondack DISCONTINUED 'Painterly' color Dusty greens and mauve recall the distant mountains.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.59
Note: A

790-318 Homespun Yarn: Sierra

'Painterly' color Medium tans and browns


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: B

950-141 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Dusty Mauve DISCONTINUED A rich, intense shade that flatters everyone!

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 18.98
Note: C

950-227 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Desert Print DISCONTINUED Tawny desert browns with black and amber highlights
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.90
Note: D

450-325 Jiffy Yarn: El Paso

Intense mix of burgundy, denim, sage green and dark gold


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.97
Note: E

450-125 Jiffy Yarn: Taupe (discontinued) Medium warm brown
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: F

620-133 Wool-Ease Yarn: Guava (discontinued) A soft dusty orange-ish rose.
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.58
Note: G

620-124 Wool-Ease Yarn: Caramel (discontinued) A sweet, warm brown.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.79
Note: H

630-173 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Willow Green with hints of earthy brown
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.79
Note: I

780-126 Imagine Yarn: Cocoa (discontinued) Soft medium brown
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.98
Note: J

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.

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
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.
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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