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Mitered Square Throw
Lion Brand® Amazing® - Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: L0242AD
Mitered squares are a fun technique and make this a unique patchwork afghan.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 42 x 56 in. (106.5 x 140 cm)
825-206 Amazing Yarn: Arcadia
Medium green, burnt orange, deep blue, and dark red
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Ruby red, violet, sky blue, and gray
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150-123 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oatmeal
Light taupe (darker than the Natural color)
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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One Mitered Square = 6 x 6 in. (15 x 15 cm). 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 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.
Throw is made of 56 Mitered Squares joined into 7 rows of 8 squares each.
Mitered Squares are made by casting on 41 sts, then decreasing 2 sts on the first row and on every other row.
Instructions are provided for the basic Mitered Square, with specific color combinations for Squares 1-4.
Completed Squares may not appear to be perfectly square.
Sewing the Squares into strips will pull them into shape.
Cast on 41 sts.
Row 1(RS): K19, k3tog, k19.
Row 2 and all even numbered rows: Knit.
Row 3: K18, k3tog, k18.
Row 5: K17, k3tog, k17.
Row 7: K16, k3tog, k16.
Row 9: K15, k3tog, k15.
Row 11: K14, k3tog, k14.
Row 13: K13, k3tog, k13.
Row 15: K12, k3tog, k12.
Row 17: K11, k3tog, k11.
Row 19: K10, k3tog, k10.
Row 21: K9, k3tog, k9.
Row 23: K8, k3tog, k8.
Row 25: K7, k3tog, k7.
Row 27: K6, k3tog, k6.
Row 29: K5, k3tog, k5.
Row 31: K4, k3tog, k4.
Row 33: K3, k3tog, k3.
Row 35: K2, k3tog, k2.
Row 37: K1, k3tog, k1.
Row 39: k3tog.
Fasten off last st.
SQUARE #1 (make 14)
Rows 1-12: With C, work Rows 1-12 of Mitered Square.
Rows 13-18: With A, work Rows 13-18 of Mitered Square.
Rows 19-30: With C, work Rows 19-30 of Mitered Square.
Rows 31-39: With A, work Rows 31-39 of Mitered Square.
SQUARE #2 (make 14)
Rows 1-14: With B, work Rows 1-14 of Mitered Square.
Rows 15-20: With C, work Rows 15-20 of Mitered Square.
Rows 21-39: With B, work Rows 21-39 of Mitered Square.
SQUARE #3 (make 14)
Rows 1-6: With C, work Rows 1-6 of Mitered Square.
Rows 7-20: With B, work Rows 7-20 of Mitered Square.
Rows 21-24: With C, work Rows 21-24 of Mitered Square.
Rows 25-39: With B, work Rows 25-39 of Mitered Square.
SQUARE #4 (make 14)
Rows 1-12: With A, work Rows 1-12 of Mitered Square.
Rows 13-18: With C, work Rows 13-18 of Mitered Square.
Rows 19-30: With A, work Rows 19-30 of Mitered Square.
Rows 31-39: With C, work Rows 31-39 of Mitered Square.
With RS facing, arrange Mitered Squares into 7 rows of 8 Squares each following Assembly Diagram.
Sew Squares into strips, then sew strips together to make Throw.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k3tog = knit 3 together
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
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