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Easy knit pattern for colourful, warm throw for winter

This easy knitted throw has a colourful striped pattern and you can choose your own colour combinations to match your home decor. The chunky design means you can cover up on cold evenings and stay snug and warm.

 

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MEASUREMENT: Approx. 101.5 x 157.5 cm
GAUGE: 5 sts and 7 rows = 10 cm in stocking st
YARN:
Bulky knit yarn (300 g; 58 m)

    - Contrast A - 4 balls
    - Contrast B - 2 balls
    - Contrast C - 2 balls
    - Contrast D - 2 balls
    - Contrast E - 2 balls

Use a 19/20 mm knitting needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx. = Approximately
Cont. = Continue(ity)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side

COLOUR (contrast) PATTERN:

With A: 4 rows.
With B: 6 rows.
With C: 6 rows.
With D: 6 rows.
With E: 6 rows.
With A: 4 rows.

These 32 rows form the striped pattern.

HERE'S HOW:

With A, cast on 54 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows: Knit 3 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: (RS). K3. *(ssk) twice. (K1. M1) 4 times. (K2tog) twice. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.

2nd row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.

3rd row: Knit.

4th row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.

Last 4 rows form Ripple Pat. First 4 rows of stripe pattern are now complete. Continue with this stripe pattern until 32 rows of pattern have been repeated 3 times.

With A, knit 3 rows.

Cast off (WS)

 

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