Cable Comfort Throw
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Cable Comfort Throw

A perfect way to learn to cable! If you know how to knit and purl, you can make this beautiful Throw. Just work the stitches carefully for each row, working the cable according to the directions in the Cable Stitch Explanations.

Basically, a cable is nothing more than moving stitches so that they change places with other stitches. To move stitches, just slip the indicated number of stitches off your left needle and onto a cable needle. Allow the cable needle to hang from your knitting with the stitches on it while you work stitches from your left needle. Then, following the specific row directions, work the stitches from the cable needle.

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Material List

  • Lion Brand WOOL-EASE THICK & QUICK- Denim 9 balls, or color of your choice
  • Lion Brand knitting needles size 13 [9 mm]
  • Lion Brand cable needle
  • Lion Brand large-eyed blunt needle
 

Project Instructions

GAUGE

8 sts = 4 in. [10 cm] over St st (k on RS, p on WS)

BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

 

CABLE STITCHEXPLANATIONS
6/6 RC (right cross of 6 sts over6 sts) Slip next 6 sts to a cableneedle and leave at the back of your work, k 6 sts from your left needle, thenk the 6 sts from cable needle.
6/6 LC (left cross of 6 sts over 6 sts) Slipnext 6 sts to a cable needle and leave at the front of your work, k 6 sts fromyour left needle, then k the 6 sts from cable needle.


RightCross Panel (make 3)

Cast on 24 sts. Knit 2 rows.

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 15, and 17 (RS): K 2, p 4, k 12, p 4, k 2.

Row 2 and all WSRows: K 6, p 12, k 6.

Row 13: K 2, p 4,6/6 RC, p 4, k 2.

Row 18: K 6, p12, k 6.

Repeat Rows 1-18 7 more times. Then repeat Rows 1-7 once.Knit 2 rows. Bind off.


LeftCross Panel (make 2)

Cast on 24 sts. Knit two rows.

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 15, and 17 (RS): K 2, p 4, k 12, p 4, k 2.

Row 2 and all WSRows: K 6, p 12, k 6.

Row 13: K 2, p 4,6/6 LC, p 4, k 2.

Row 18: K 6, p12, k 6.

Repeat Rows 1-18 7 more times. Then repeat Rows 1-7 once.Knit 2 rows. Bind off.

 

FINISHING

Sew long edges of 5 panels together alternating Right andLeft Cross Panels.

Weave in ends.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit

p = purl

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

St st = stockinette stitch

WS = wrong side

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SIZE 48 x 48 in. [122 x 122 cm]