If you want warm and cozy this winter, this throw is just right for you. Thick, bulky yarn is perfect for a quick project, and cables make it look like you spent months making it. Designed by Laura Bain.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 40” x 50” (102 x 127 cm)
Gauge: 7 sts = 4″ (10 cm); 8 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in cable pattern
Red Heart Grande (78% acrylic, 22% wool; 46 yards [42 meters]/150 grams): #288 Apricot (15 balls)
Needles: US size 19 (15.0 mm), 36″ (90 cm) needles or longer
Notions: Cable needle, yarn needle
2/2 LC (2 over 2 Left Cross): Slip next 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, then k2 from cable needle.
Circular needle is used to accommodate width of fabric. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working with straight needles.
Cable pattern can be worked from written instructions or by following chart. Read right side rows of chart from right to left, and wrong side rows from left to right.
Cast on 69 sts.
Work in Garter st (knit every row) for 6 rows.
Set-Up Row (WS): *P5, [k1, p1] 4 times; repeat from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Row 1 (RS): *K4, [p1, k1] 4 times, p1; repeat from * to last 4 sts, k4.
Row 2: *P5, [k1, p1] 4 times; repeat from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Row 3 (cable row): *2/2 LC, [p1, k1] 4 times, p1; repeat from * to last 4 sts, 2/2 LC.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Rows 5-8: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 twice.
Row 9 (cable row): Repeat Row 3.
Repeat Rows 4-9 until piece measures about 46″ (117 cm) from beginning; end with a Row 9 (cable row).
Next Row: Repeat Row 2.
Next Row: Repeat Row 1.
Work in Garter st for 5 rows.
Weave in ends.