Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

caron® cotton cakes™ tasseled lace knit blanket

Flex your lace knitting skills with this beautiful blanket! The large modern lace leaves are bordered by a garter stitch edge and finished off with twisted cord fringe. Knit in wonderfully soft and easy to care for Caron® Cotton Cakes™, this machine washable and dryable yarn makes a wonderful all-season throw.
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 45" x 54" [114.5 x 137 cm], excluding fringe

GAUGE: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch; take time to check your gauge

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SPECIAL STITCH(ES) EXPLANATION(S):

   -  Ssk (Slip, Slip, Knit)Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.


INSTRUCTION:

Cast on 243 sts . Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, knit 5 rows, noting 1st row is WS and inc 10 sts evenly across last row. 253 sts.


Proceed in pat as follows (multiple of 22 sts + 33).
Row 1: (RS). K5. K1tbl. yo. K4. yo. K3. K2tog. *Sl2K. K1. P2sso. ssk. K3. yo. K4. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K4. yo. K3. K2tog. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 2 and Alt Rows: K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.

Row 3: K9. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. yo. *K1tbl. yo. ssk. K3. yo. ssk.** K7. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K9.

Row 5: K8. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K1. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K1. ssk. K3. yo. ssk.** K5. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K1. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K8.

Row 7: K7. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K2. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K2. ssk. K3. yo. ssk.** K3. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K2. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K7. 

Step 2

Row 9: K6. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K3. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K3. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. K1.** K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K3. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 11: K5. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K4. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K4. ssk. K3. yo.** Sl2K. K1. P2sso. yo. K3. K2tog. K4. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. ssk. K5.

Row 13: K9. K2tog. K5. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K5. ssk.** K7. K2tog. K5. yo. Rep from * 6 times more, then from * to ** once. K9.

Row 15: K8. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K1. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K1. yo. K3. K2tog. ssk.** K5. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K1. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K8.

Row 17: K7. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K2. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K2. yo. K3. K2tog. ssk.** K3. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K2. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K7.

Row 19: K6. K2tog. ssk. (K3. yo) twice. *K1tbl. (yo. K3) twice. K2tog. ssk.** K1. K2tog. ssk. (K3. yo) twice. Rep from * 9 times more then from * to ** once. K6.

Row 21: K5. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K4. yo. *K1tbl. yo. K4. yo. K3. K2tog.** Sl2K. K1. P2sso. ssk. K3. yo. K4. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. ssk. K5.

Row 23: K5. K1tbl. (yo. ssk. K3) twice. *K4. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. yo. K1tbl.** (yo. ssk. K3) twice. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 25: K5. K1tbl. yo. K1. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. K2. *K3. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K1. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K1. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. K2. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5. 

Step 3

Row 27: K5. K1tbl. yo. K2. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. K1. *K2. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K2. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K2. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. K1. Rep from * 9 times more then, from * to ** once. K5.

Row 29: K5. K1tbl. yo. K3. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. *K1. K2tog. yo. K3. K2tog. K3. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K3. ssk. K3. yo. ssk. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 31: K5. K1tbl. yo. K4. ssk. K3. yo. *Sl2K. K1. P2sso. yo. K3. K2tog. K4. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K4. ssk. K3. yo. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 33: K5. K1tbl. yo. K5. ssk. K3. *K4. K2tog. K5. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K5. ssk. K3. Rep from * 6 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 35: K5. K1tbl. yo. K1. yo. K3. K2tog. ssk. K2. *K3. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K1. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K1. yo. K3. K2tog. ssk. K2. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 37: K5. K1tbl. yo. K2. yo. K3. K2tog. ssk. K1. *K2. K2tog. ssk. K3. yo. K2. yo. K1tbl.** yo. K2. yo. K3. K2tog. ssk. K1. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 39: K5. K1tbl. (yo. K3) twice. K2tog. ssk. *K1. K2tog. ssk. (K3. yo) twice. K1tbl.** (yo. K3) twice. K2tog. ssk. Rep from * 9 times more, then from * to ** once. K5.

Row 40: As Row 2.


Rep last 40 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 52” [132 cm], ending on Row 22 or 40.

Next Row: (RS). Knit, dec 10 sts evenly across. 243 sts.

Knit 4 Rows. Cast off knitwise. 

Step 4

Twisted Cord Tassels: Cut 10 lengths of yarn 20" [51 cm] long. Thread all 10 strands tog through edge of Afghan. Have someone hold one end or attach end to a hook. Twist strands to the right until they being to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog. Wrap yarn 10 times around cord 1½" [4 cm] from end; secure. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Trim end of tassels.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Alt = Alternate(ing)

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Dec = Decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = Knit

K1tbl = Knit Through Back Loop

K2tog = Knit 2 Together

Pat = Pattern

P2sso = Pass 2 Slipped Stitches Over

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sl2K = Slip Next 2 Stitches Knitwise Together at Once

Ssk = Slip, Slip, Knit

St(s) = Stitch(es)

WS = Wrong Side

Yo = Yarn Over

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