Time Required :
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Intermediate
Intermediate
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loops & threads® charisma™ big! mitered knit throw

Step 1
Project Note:The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 
·         2 - Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Big! Yarn – Multi Twilight
·         1 - Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Big! Yarn – Solid Steel
·         1 - Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Big! Yarn – Solid Teal
 
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 38” x 56”

GAUGE: 9 sts x 18 rows = 4" in garter stitch; save time, check your gauge
 
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SPECIAL STITCHES

Mitered Square (Starts with 36 sts)

Row 1 (WS): K18, place marker, k18.

Row 2 (RS): Knit 2 sts before m, ssk, sl m, k2tog, knit to end – 2 sts decreased.

Row 3 (WS): Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 15 more times – 4 sts rem.

Row 34: Ssk, remove m, k2tog – 2 sts rem.

Row 35: knit.
Cut yarn and thread through 2 remaining sts to fasten off. 
Step 2
DIRECTIONS
Note: When sts are picked up along a previous square they are always picked up 1 st per bump along the edges of the row, not the cast on edge.
 
Square 1: With A, CO 36 sts. Work Square.
 
Square 2: With B, CO 18 sts, pick up and knit 18 sts along top edge of square 1. Work Square.
 
Square 3: With B, pick up and knit 18 sts along left edge of square 1. Work Square.
 
Square 4: With C, CO 18 sts, pick up and knit 18 sts along top edge of square 2. Work Square.
 
Square 5: With C, pick up and knit 18 sts along left edge of square 2 and 18 sts along top edge of square 3. Work Square.
 
Square 6: With C, pick up and knit 18 sts along left edge of square 3. Work Square.
Continue to add squares, using Diagram as a guide for order and color of each square, until 35 squares have been worked.  
Step 3
FINISHING

Edging
 
With A, pick up and knit 90 sts along top edge of throw. Knit 1 row. Bind off.
 
With A, pick up and knit 127 sts along left edge of throw. Knit 1 row. Bind off.
 
With A, pick up and knit 91 sts along bottom edge of throw. Knit 1 row. Bind off.
 
With A, pick up and knit 128 sts along right edge of throw. Knit 1 row. Bind off.
 
Weave in ends.
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
A = Twilight
B = Steel
C = Teal
CO = Cast On
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together
M = Marker
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat(ing)
RS = Right Side
Sl = Slip
Ssk = Slip Slip Knit
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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