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Opulent Neutral Throw
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Chenille Thick & Quick® - Jiffy® - Wool-Ease® - Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: 1340 What a lovely variation on Lion Brand’s popular Luxury Throw! A Super Quick Knit in 10 colors of 5 Lion Brand yarns, you’ll be snuggling under this afghan in no time.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
43 inches x 55 inches without fringe.



790-301 Homespun Yarn: Shaker

Tweed Muted camel, cream and medium gray

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco

Heathered Solid Soft cream

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790-311 Homespun Yarn: Rococo

Heathered Solid Light cool beige

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950-155 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Champagne DISCONTINUED A sophisticated, elegant beige
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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950-098 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Antique White DISCONTINUED A soft, rich cream color.
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450-099 Jiffy Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream

Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
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620-151 Wool-Ease Yarn: Grey Heather

Soft misty grays

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38

620-098 Wool-Ease Yarn: Natural Heather

Heathered cream

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Estimated Price: $ 4.69

620-402 Wool-Ease Yarn: Wheat

Cream brushed with darkest brown

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620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream

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Estimated Price: $ 4.69

630-149 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Greystone (Discontinued)

Medium, misty gray

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Estimated Price: $ 17.58

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 17 [13 mm]
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9 sts + 12 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Pattern. 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.

Color SequenceWork 4 rows for each stripe Stripe 1: A and H Stripe 2: D and I Stripe 3: F and L Stripe 4: B and J Stripe 5: E and K Stripe 6: C and H Stripe 7: D and I Stripe 8: Two strands of G Stripe 9: C and J Stripe 10: F and L

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.


PATTERN 1 (multiple of 16 + 1)Row 1 (RS): K 1, *yo, k 6, (slip 2 tog as if to knit, k 1, p2sso),k 6, yo, k 1; repeat from * across.Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Same as Row 1.

Row 4:Purl

PATTERN 2Rows 1-4 Knit.


Beginning with Color Stripe 1, cast on 97 sts and knit 3 rows.

With Color Stripe 2, begin Pattern 1.

Continue working in Color Stripe sequence alternating Pattern 1 and Pattern 2.

Work Color Sequence 4 times.

Knit 3 rows with Color Stripe 1.

Bind off all sts loosely.


With all yarns, cut strands 18" long.

Mix and match 18 strands for each fringe and attach to tip and base of each point at either end of throw – 26 total.

k = knit
p = purl
p2sso = pass 2 slipped sts over
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over

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