Casual Cables Throw
Keep cozy and warm with this Casual Cables Throw. This free chunky knitting pattern is a fun and easy project to craft. It’s great for beginners and crafters still new to knitting. This knitting project comes with a handy chart, too, so you can more easily follow along! With this throw pattern, you’ll be able to make a fantastic blanket that will be just perfect for fall and winter weather. Make one for the family at home, or knit a throw as a gift for a loved one or a friend!
Knitting Needle Size19 or 15 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge 8 sts = 4" (10 cm); 10 rows = 4" (10 cm) in throw pattern with 2 strands held together
Finished SizeThrow measures 49 x 55" (124 x 140 cm).
- RED HEART® Comfort Chunky®: 4 balls in 4456 Blue Jeans
- Susan Bates® Circular Knitting Needles: 15mm [US 19] 29" (73.5 cm)
- Cable Needle, yarn needle
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1. Hold 2 strands of yarn together throughout.
2. To make a gauge swatch, cast on 34 sts and work in Throw pattern for at least 10" (25.5 cm).
C6B (cable 6 back): Slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k3, k3 from cable needle.
C6F (cable 6 front): Slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k3, k3 from cable needle.
Cast on 98 sts.
Row 1 (right side): K12, p2, * k6, p2; repeat from * to last 12 sts, k12.
Row 2 and all even rows (wrong side): K6, p6, * k2, p6; repeat from * to last 6 sts, k6.
Row 3: Repeat Row 1.
Row 5: K6, C6B, * p2, k6, p2, C6B; repeat from * to last 6 sts, k6.
Row 7: Repeat Row 1.
Row 9: Repeat Row 1.
Row 11: K12, * p2, C6F, p2, k6, * repeat from * to last 6 sts, k6.
Row 13: Repeat Row 1. Row 15: Repeat Row 1.
Row 16: Repeat Row 2. Repeat rows 5 - 16 only until piece measures 55" (140 cm), ending on a Row 9 or a Row 15. Bind off all sts in pattern.
Weave in all loose ends.
- * or **
- repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
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