Falling Leaves

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Falling Leaves

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Textured leaves and cables run vertically along this warm, inviting blanket. Shown in Patons Decor.

Size

Single Size
Approx 41 x 54 ins [104 x 137 cm]
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Measurements
Approx 41 x 54 ins [104 x 137 cm]

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Plastic Straight Cable Needles

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The materials for this project cost $7.34

Abbreviations

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

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements
Approx 41 x 54 ins [104 x 137 cm]

MATERIALS

Throw
Decor
Main Color (MC) () 10
Contrast A () 3
Size 5½ mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. One cable needle.

GAUGE

17 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

Strip A (make 4)

With MC cast on 50 sts.
1st row: (Right side). K1. *yfwd. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. P8. K2tog. K3.* yrn. P2. K8. P2. Rep from * to * once more. yfwd. K1.
2nd row: P6. K8. P5. K2. P8. K2. P5. K8. P6.
3rd row: K2. *yfwd. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. P6. K2tog. K3.* yfwd. K1. P2. K8. P2. K1. Rep from * to * once more. yfwd. K2.
4th row: P7. K6. P6. K2. P8. K2. P6. K6. P7.
5th row: K3. *yfwd. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. P4. K2tog. K3.* yfwd. K2. P2. K8. P2. K2. Rep from * to * once more. yfwd. K3.
6th row: P8. K4. P7. K2. P8. K2. P7. K4. P8.
7th row: K4. *yfwd. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2tog. K3.* yfwd. K3. P2. K8. P2. K3. Rep from * to * once more. yfwd. K4.
8th row: P9. (K2. P8) 3 times. K2. P9.
9th row: K5. *yfwd. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K3.* yfwd. K4. P2. C8B. P2. K4.
Rep from * to * once more. yfwd. K5.
10th row: P19. K2. P8. K2. P19.
These 10 rows complete one pat.
Cont even in pat until strip from beg measures approx 54 ins [137 cm] ending on a 10th row of pat. Cast off.

Strip B (make 5)
With A cast on 12 sts.
1st row: (Right side). P2. K8. P2.
2nd row: K2. P8. K2.
3rd to 8th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows 3 times.
9th row: P2. C8B. P2.
10th row: As 2nd row.
These 10 rows complete one pat.
Cont even in pat until strip from beg measures same length as strip A ending on a 10th row of pat. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew strips tog alternating strip A with strip B as illustrated.
Fringe: Cut 10 inch [25.5 cm] lengths of MC and A. Taking 3 strands tog, knot into fringe evenly along ends of throw, matching colours to strips as illustrated.