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Loom Knit Basketweave Throw
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Pattern Number: L10116B
Blocks of knits and purls on your Martha Stewart Crafts Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom Kit make the checkerboard design of this throw stand out to both the eye and to the touch.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 32 x 32 in. (81.5 x 81.5 cm)
5400-503 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Gerbera Daisy
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.96
Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 29.95
12 sts + 28 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Basketweave pattern. 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.
1. Follow loom manual instructions for SINGLE KNITTING for how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off.
2. The Throw is worked in one piece.
A border pattern is worked on the first and last 6 rows and on the first and last 5 stitches of all other rows.
Between the border stitches, 5 blocks of 18 stitches each are worked using different stitches to create the Basketweave pattern.
3. The loom is configured into a straight line with a 28-hole semi-circle piece placed on either end for stability.
4. Contrast color pegs are used to indicate where the pattern stitch changes.
5. Finished Throw is blocked by machine washing and drying.
Use the following pieces: (2) 28-hole semi-circle pieces, (2) 36-hole pieces and (2) 12-hole pieces.
Connect pieces as follows: 28-hole semi-circle piece > 12-hole piece > 36-hole piece > 36-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 28-hole semi-circle piece.
Insert 96 small pegs into every hole along 36-hole and 12-hole pieces.
Insert 2 small pegs in semi-circle piece at each end - 100 working pegs placed.
To show where the pattern stitch changes, counting from left to right, replace the 5th, 23rd, 41st, 59th, 77th, and 95th pegs with contrast color small pegs.
Note: When working from left to right, each contrast color peg holds the last stitch of the current stitch pattern, reminding you to change pattern after working the contrast color peg.
When working from right to left, each contrast color peg holds the first stitch of the next stitch pattern, reminding you to change pattern at the contrast color peg.
Cast onto every working peg.
Rows 1-6: *Knit 1, purl 1; repeat from * across all pegs.
Row 7: Knit 1, (purl 1, knit 1) 2 times, purl across to last 5 pegs, purl 1, (knit 1, purl 1) 2 times.
Row 8: Knit 1, (purl 1, knit 1) 2 times, purl 18, (knit 18, purl 18) 2 times, purl 1, (knit 1, purl 1) 2 times.
Rows 9-48: Repeat last 2 rows 20 more times.
Row 49: Knit 1, (purl 1, knit 1) 2 times, purl across to last 5 pegs, purl 1, (knit 1, purl 1) 2 times.
Row 50: Knit 1, (purl 1, knit 1) 2 times, knit 18, (purl 18, knit 18) 2 times, purl 1, (knit 1, purl 1) 2 times.
Rows 51-90: Repeat last 2 rows 20 more times.
Repeat Rows 7-90.
Repeat Rows 7-49.
Repeat Rows 1-6.
Thread yarn ends into yarn needle provided with loom and weave into the fabric of the Throw.
To block Throw: Machine wash on a warm temperature, gentle setting then machine dry on a cool heat, delicate setting.
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