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Natural Cables Throw
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: 20268
This elegant afghan has a rich look and feel thanks to the textured cable and seed stitch. Both are easy stitches-- even for a novice.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: S/M, M/L
45 inches x 61 inches (52 inches x 67 inch)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
CORRECTIONS: (applied Jul 22, 2015)
Cable (12 sts)
Row 3 P 2, slip next 4 sts to cn and hold in front back, k 4, k 4 from cn, p 2
13 sts + 18.75 rows 10.5 sts = about 4" (10 cm) in seed stitchThe above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
630-402 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Wheat
Natural with tiny strands of black
Quantity needed: 10 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 87.90
Alternative Quantity: (13)
Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49
11 (8 mm) 36 inches circular knitting needles
10.5 sts = about 4" (10 cm) in seed stitch 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.
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing onto left needle.
Work this new stitch through the back loop.
STITCH PATTERNS Seed stitch (over odd number of sts) Row 1 *K 1, p 1; rep from *, end k 1 Repeat Row 1 for pattern.
Cable (12 sts) Rows 1, 5, 7, and 9 (RS) P 2, k 8, p 2.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 K 2, p 8, k 2.
Row 3 P 2, slip next 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k 4, k 4 from cn, p 2 Repeat Rows 1-10 for pattern
Cast on 117 (135) sts.
Work in Seed St for 15 rows.
Next row (WS) is Set Up (Inc) Row *Seed st over 9 sts, k into front and back of next st, p 3, M1, p 4, k into front and back of next st, rep from *, end Seed St over last 9 sts - 135 (156) sts.Work patterns as follows * Seed st over 9 sts, cable over 12 sts, rep from *, end Seed St over last 9 sts.
Continue working seed st as established and rep Cable Rows 1-10, until Afghan measures approximately 57 (64)", ending with an even-numbered row.
Dec row *Seed st over 9 sts, p 1, k 1, p2tog, k 1, p 1, k 2tog, p 1, k 1, p2tog, rep from *, end Seed St over last 9 sts.
Continue in Seed St for 15 rows.
Bind off in pattern.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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