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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)
45 inches x 61 inches (52 inches x 67 inch)
630-402 Wool-Ease® Chunky Yarn: Wheat
Natural with tiny strands of black
Quantity needed: 10 Skeins
Alternative Quantity: (13)
Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
Quantity needed: 1
11 (8 mm) 36 inches circular knitting needles
13 sts + 18.75 rows = 4" (10 cm) in seed stitch.
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.
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 front, 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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