Cables Cubed Throw
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Cables Cubed Throw

There's nothing better than getting cozy under a warm blanket at the end of a long day. Make your own warm safe place in this cables cubed throw that will add a splash of color to any room.

Provided by Bernat®- Susan Shildmyer.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Caron® Simply Soft, small

Caron® Simply Soft

 

Material List

  • Caron® Simply Soft® Yarn (100% Acrylic, 6 oz./170 ga., 315 yds./288m) – Dk Sage (11 Skeins)
  • Knitting Needles (One Pair), Size U.S.11 (8mm) or Size to Obtain Gauge
  • Cable Needle (cn)
  • Crochet Hook, Size U.S. K 10 ½ (6.5mm)
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

ABBREVIATIONS:
C4F: Place 2 sts on cable needle (cn) and hold in front of work, k2 from LH needle, then k2 from cn.
C4B: Place 2 sts on cn and hold in back of work, k2 from LH needle, then k2 from cn.
C8F: Place 4 sts on cn and hold in front of work, k4 from LH needle, then k4 from cn.
C8B: Place 4 sts on cn and hold in back of work, k4 from LH needle, then k4 from cn.

Chain (ch)
Double crochet (dc)
Single crochet (sc)
Slip stitch (sl st)

STITCHES USED:
Garter stitch (Garter st):
Knit every row.

Stockinette stitch (St st):
Knit on RS, purl on WS.

Reverse Stockinette stitch (Rev St st):
Purl on RS, knit on WS.

NOTE: Worked with 2 strands of yarn held together throughout.

SQUARE (make 12):
With 2 strands of yarn held together, CO 48 sts.
(WS) Purl.
Cable patt:
Row1 (RS): P2, k8, p2, k4, p2, k12, p2, k4, p2, k8, p2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K2, p8, k2, p4, k2, p12, k2, p4, k2, p8, k2.
Row 3: P2, C4F, C4B, p2, C4F, p2, k4, C8F, p2, C4B, p2, C4F, C4B, p2
Row 5: Same as Row 1.
Row 7: P2, C4B, C4F, p2, C4F, p2, C8B, k4, p2, C4B, p2, C4B, C4F, p2
Row 8: Same as Row 2.
Repeat Rows 1-8 rows for patt six times more.
(RS) BO all sts, do not fasten off.

Crochet Edging:
Insert crochet hook into last st on needle, ch 1. With RS facing, work 36 sc evenly along each side working ch 1 at each corner; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING:
Strip 1: With WS's together, sc side of 1st square to bottom of 2nd square, then top of 2nd square to side of 3rd square.
Strip 2: With WS together, sc bottom of 1st square to side of 2nd square, then side of 2nd square to bottom of 3rd square.
Strips 3 and 4: Work as for strips 1 and 2 with rem 6 squares.

With WS's together, sc bottom of strip 1 to top of strip 2; bottom of strip 2 to top of strip 3; bottom of strip 3 to top of strip 4.

Work 1 row dc evenly around outside edge of entire afghan working (1dc, ch 1, 1dc) in each corner.
Using yarn needle, weave in loose ends.

Tips

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 45"/114cm x 60'/152.5cm GAUGE In cable stitch using size U.S. 11 (8mm), 14 sts and 16 rows = 4"/10cm