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Lafayette Square Throw
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton - Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 81075AD This smart striped throw is perfect for keeping warm while watching television, reading, or knitting.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
53 1/2 x 53 1/2 in. (136 x 136 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-174 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Olive

Deep muted yellow-green


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 42.45
Note: (A)

480-169 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Dusty Sage

Light spring green


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 33.96
Note: (B)

480-108 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Dusty Blue

Soft medium blue


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 33.96
Note: (C)

830-132 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Cactus

Warm olive green


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.07
Note: (D)

830-194 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lime

Soft lime green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.38
Note: (E)

830-123 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Seaspray

Medium sky blue


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.38
Note: (F)

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 11 (8 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
GAUGE:
11 sts + 16 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with 1 strand each of A and D held together. 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:
Seed Stitch (over an odd number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.


Rep Row 1 for Seed St

NOTES:
1.

Throw is worked with 1 strand of A, B, or C held tog with 1 strand of D, E, or F throughout.


2.

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of st.

Work back and forth in rows on circular needle as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE SEQUENCE
Work 8 rows with 1 strand each of A and E held tog, 8 rows with 1 strand each of A and D held tog, 8 rows with 1 strand each of B and D held tog, 8 rows with 1 strand each of B and F held tog, 8 rows with 1 strand each of C and F held tog, and 8 rows with 1 strand each of C and E held tog.



THROW
With 1 strand each of A and D held tog, cast on 147 sts.

Work in Seed St for 8 rows.

Cut D, change to E.

Continue with 1 strand each of A and E held tog.


Next Row (RS): Work Seed St over first 7 sts, k across to last 7 sts, work Seed St to end.


Next Row (WS): Work Seed St over first 7 sts, p across to last 7 sts, work Seed St to end.


Continue as established, working first and last 7 sts in Seed St, remaining sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS), and following Stripe Sequence.

Work until 4 reps of Stripe Sequence have been completed.

Change to 1 strand each of A and D.

Work in Seed St for 8 rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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