Bernat® Cables and Textures Blanket
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Bernat® Cables and Textures Blanket

Blocks of rich textures make this blanket visually interesting.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat® Super Value (197 g / 7 oz ; 426 yds / 389 m) 1 Ball of #53012 (Taupe) as Contrast A, 2 Balls of #53009 (Mushroom) as Contrast B, 2 Balls of #53514 (Topaz) as Contrast C, 1 Ball of #53246 (Lush) as Contrast D
  • Size U.S. 9 (5.5 mm) Knitting Needles
  • Size U.S. 9 (5.5 mm ) Circular Needle 36" (90 cm) Long Or Size Needed To Obtain Gauge Cable
  • Needle
 

Project Instructions

Gauge
17 sts and 23 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stocking st. 

Cable and Rib Panel A (make 2).
With B, cast on 54 sts.

Proceed in pat as follows:

1st row: (RS). K2. P2. *K2. P2. (K6. P2) twice. K2. P2. Rep from * once more. K2.

2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. (K2. P6) twice. K2. P2. Rep from * once more. K2. P2.

3rd row: K2. P2. *K2. P2. C6F. P2. C6B. P2. K2. P2. Rep from * once more. K2.

4th row: As 2nd row.

5th and 6th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.

7th to 18th rows: Rep 1st to 6th rows twice more.

19th row: K2. P2. *K6. P2. (K2. P2) twice. K6. P2. Rep from * once more. K2.

20th row: P2. *K2. P6. (K2. P2) twice. K2. P6. Rep from * once more. K2. P2.

21st row: K2. P2. *C6B. P2. (K2. P2) twice. C6F. P2. Rep from * once more. K2.

22nd row: As 20th row.

23rd and 24th rows: As 19th and 20th rows.

25th to 36th rows: Rep 19th to 24th rows twice more.

Rep last 36 rows of Cable and Rib pat once more, then rep 1st to 16th rows once.

Next row: (RS). With C, knit.

Next row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.

Next row: *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.

Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing for a further 85 rows, ending with a WS row.

Next row: With B, knit.

Beg on a 2nd row, work 87 rows in Cable and Rib Pat. Cast off in pat. 

Cable and Rib Panel B (make 1).
With C, cast on 50 sts.

1st row: (RS). *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.

2nd row: *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.

Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing for a further 86 rows, ending with a WS row.

Next row: With B, knit.

2nd, 4th and 6th rows: *K2. P2. (K2. P6) twice. K2. P2. Rep from * once more. K2.

3rd row: P2. *K2. P2. C6F. P2. C6B. P2. K2. P2. Rep from * once more.

5th row: P2. *K2. P2. (K6. P2) twice. K2. P2. Rep from * once more.

7th to 18th rows: Rep 1st to 6th rows twice more.

19th row: P2. *K6. P2. (K2. P2) twice. K6. P2. Rep from * once more.

20th row: *K2. P6. (K2. P2) twice. K2. P6. Rep from * once more. K2.

21st row: P2. *C6B. P2. (K2. P2) twice. C6F. P2. Rep from * once more.

22nd row: As 20th row.

23rd and 24th rows: As 19th and 20th rows.

25th to 36th rows: Rep 19th to 24th rows twice more.

37th row: As 5th row.

Rep 2nd to 37th rows of Cable and Rib Pat once more, then rep 2nd to 16th rows once.

Next row: (RS). With C, knit.

Beg on a 2nd row, work 87 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing.

Cast off in ribbing. 

Texture Panel (make 2).
With A, cast on 39 sts.

Foundation row: (RS). Knit. 

Proceed in pat as follows:

1st row: (WS). With D, P1. yb. Sl1P. yf. *P3. yb. Sl1P. yf. Rep from * to last st. P1.

2nd row: K1. Sl1P. *K3. Sl1P. Rep from * to last st. K1.

3rd row: With C, P3. *yb. Sl1P. yf. P3. Rep from * end of row.

4th row: K3. *Sl1P. K3. Rep from * to end of row.

5th and 6th rows: With A, as 1st and 2nd rows.

7th and 8th rows: With D, as 3rd and 4th rows.

9th and 10th rows: With C, as 1st and 2nd rows.

11th and 12th rows: With A, as 3rd and 4th rows.

Rep last 12 rows for Texture Pat until Panel measures same length as Cable and Rib Panels, ending with a 6th or 12th row of pat. With A, cast off. 

Finishing
Sew Panels tog: Cable and Rib Panel A, Texture Panel, Cable and Rib Panel B, Texture Panel, Cable and Rib Panel A. 

Top and Bottom Edging
With RS facing, A and circular needle, pick up and knit 222 sts evenly across top edge of Blanket. Beg on a 2nd row, work 2" (5 cm) in (K2. P2) ribbing, ending on a WS row. With D, work 2 rows ribbing. With A, work a further 4 rows ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.

Rep across Bottom edge. 

Abbreviations
approx = approximately
beg = beginning
c6b = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle
c6f = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at front of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle
k = knit
pat = pattern
p = purl
rep = repeat
rs = right side
sl1p = slip next st purlwise
st(s) = stitch(es)
ws = wrong side
yb = bring yarn to back of work
yf = bring yarn to front of work

 

 

Tips

The rich textures are worked in 5 different panels to keep the project portable and interesting.