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Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 540
This lovely pattern is also popular for use as a prayer shawl / lapghan.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 46 inches x 59 inches
790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco
Heathered Solid Soft cream
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.45
790-301 Homespun Yarn: Shaker
Tweed Muted camel, cream and medium gray
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - size 35 [19mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 9.95
5 sts = 3 inches. 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.
Throw is worked with two strands held together throughout.
THROW With A, cast on 75 sts.Row 1 (RS) With A, k.
Row 2 With A, k.Row 3 With B, k 1, *sl 1, k 1, rep from * across row.Row 4 With B, k 1, *sl 1 wyif, k 1 wyib, rep from * across row.Row 5 With A, k.Row 6 With A, k.Row 7 With B, k 2, *sl 1, k 1, rep from * across row, end k 2.Row 8With B, k 2, *sl 1 wyif, k 1 wyib, rep from * across row, end k 2.
Rep Rows 1-8 until throw measures approximately 58 inches or desired length, ending with Row 4 or Row 8.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 once.
Bind off loosely.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
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