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Cable Knit Throw

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: TLC
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • TLC "Heathers": 5 Skeins 2444 Light Sage
  • Circular knitting needle: US 10 (6mm) -- 36"
  • Cable needle
  • 2 Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle

SIZE: Afghan measures approximately 43"x58".

GAUGE: 18 sts = 5"; 25 rows = 5" in pattern
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

ABBREVIATIONS:

K = knit
mm = millimeters
P = purl
rep = repeat
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch (es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
[] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION:

ssk (slip, slip, knit) = Slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle; insert point of left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together from this position.

DIRECTIONS:

Cast on 155 sts. Do not join but work back and forth in rows.

Bottom Border-Row 1 (Right Side): K1, * P1, K1; rep from * across.
Rows 2-5: Rep Row 1.
Row 6: K1, [P1, K1] twice, place marker on needle, work to last 5 sts; place marker on needle, K1, [P1, K1] twice.
Continue to work first and last 5 sts of every row in Border pattern and beg working

Cable pattern on sts between markers as follows:

Row 1: * K4, yo, ssk, P7, K2tog, yo, K3; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 2: * P6, K7, P5; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 3: * K3, [yo, ssk] twice, P5, [K2tog, yo] twice, K2; rep from * to last st, K1.
Row 4: * P7, K5, P6; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 5: * K2, [yo, ssk] 3 times, P3, [K2tog, yo] 3 times, K1; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 6: * P8, K3, P7; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 7: K1, * [yo, ssk] 4 times, K1, [K2tog, yo] 4 times, K1; rep from * across.
Row 8: * K2, P15, K1; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 9: * P2, [yo, ssk] 3 times, K3, [K2tog, yo] 3 times, P1; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 10: * K3, P13, K2; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 11: * P3, [yo, ssk] twice, K5, [K2tog, yo] twice, P2; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 12: * K4, P11, K3; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 13: * P4, yo ssk, K7, K2tog, yo, P3; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 14: * K5, P9, K4; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 15: * P5, K9, P4; rep from * to last st; P1.
Rows 16 and 18: Rep Row 14.
Row 17: Rep Row 15.
Row 19: * P5; slip next 5 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, K4, then K5 from cable needle -- cable made; P4; rep from * to last st; P1.
Rows 20, 22, and 24: Rep Row 14.
Rows 21 and 23: Rep Row 15.
Row 25: * P4, K2tog, yo, K7, yo, ssk, P3; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 26: * K4, P11, K3; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 27: * P3, [K2tog, yo] twice, K5, [yo, ssk] twice, P2; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 28: * K3, P13, K2; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 29: * P2, [K2tog, yo] 3 times, K3, [yo, ssk] 3 times, P1; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 30: * K2, P15, K1; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 31: K1, * [K2tog, yo] 4 times, K1, [yo, ssk] 4 times, K1; rep from * across.
Row 32: * P8, K3, P7; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 33: * K2, [K2tog, yo] 3 times, P3, [yo, ssk] 3 times, K1; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 34: * P7, K5, P6; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 35: * K3, [K2tog, yo] twice, P5, [yo, ssk] twice, K2; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 36: * P6, K7, P5; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 37: * K4, K2tog, yo, P7, yo, ssk, K3; rep from * to last st; K1.
Row 38: * P5, K9, P4; rep from * to last st; P1.
Row 39: * K5, P9, K4; rep from * to last st; K1.
Rows 40 and 42: Rep Row 38.
Row 41: Rep Row 39.
Row 43: K5, P9, * cable, P9; rep to last 5 sts; K5.
Rows 44, 46, and 48: Rep Row 38.
Rows 45 and 47: Rep Row 39.
Rep Rows 1-48 four more times, then rep Rows 1-38 once more. Remove stitch markers on last row.

Top Border: Work 6 rows same as for Bottom Border. Bind off loosely in pattern.

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