Cabled Cubed Throw
Cabled Cubed Throw
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!
Step 1:Select your options
- Single Size
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
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
|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.
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.
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.