Cabled Cubed Throw

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Cabled Cubed Throw

designed by Susan Shildmyer
Free Pattern
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Hold two strands together to work this afghan in square motifs, then seam the motifs with basic crochet stitches. Perfect as a housewarming or wedding gift!


Single Size
45"/114 cm
60"/152.5 cm
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The materials for this project cost $72.36

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  • Single Size
45"/114 cm
60"/152.5 cm

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Dark Sage, 9707Edit Color

Artisan Square Straight Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 11/8mm

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size K10.5/6.5mm

Plastic Straight Cable Needles


Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
The materials for this project cost $72.36


C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C8F = Slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle.

C8B = Slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle.

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Garter Stitch = Knit all rows when working back and forth; knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd when working in the rnd

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st st = stockinette stitch

Details & Instructions


45"/114 cm
60"/152.5 cm


Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Dark Sage (9707) 11
One pair size U.S.11 (8mm) needles or size to obtain gauge. Cable needle (cn). Crochet hook size U.S. K 10 ½ (6.5mm). Yarn needle


In cable stitch using size U.S. 11 (8mm), 14 sts and 16 rows = 4"/10 cm



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.


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.