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Gift of Love Cable Afghan

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Knit a time-honored heirloom piece with intricate cables and hearts. Shown in Bernat Super Value.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 43" x 55" [109 x 139.5 cm].
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Approx 43" x 55" [109 x 139.5 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Natural, 07414Edit Color
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Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

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

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

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)

T3B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.

T3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.

T4B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then P1 from cable needle.

T4F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K3 from cable needle.

tog = together

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 43" x 55" [109 x 139.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Blanket
Bernat Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Natural (07414) 5
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

CHAIN OF HEARTS PANEL (make 3)

(See Chart on page 3).
Cast on 35 sts.
1st row: (RS). P3. K3. P2. K2. (P1. K1) 7 times. P1. K2. P2. K3. P3.
2nd row: K3. P3. K2. P3. (K1. P1) 7 times. P2. K2. P3. K3.
3rd row: P3. Wrap 3. P2. K2. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K2tog. Double Inc in next st. ssk. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K2. P2. Wrap 3. P3.
4th row: K3. P3. K2. P3. K1. P1. K1. P7. K1. P1. K1. P3. K2. P3. K3.
5th row: P3. K3. P2. T3F. K1. P1. K1. K2tog. K1. Double Inc in next st. K1. ssk. K1. P1. K1. T3B. P2. K3. P3.
6th row: K3. P3. K3. P2. K1. P1. K1. P7. K1. P1. K1. P2. K3. P3. K3.
7th row: P3. Wrap 3. P3. T4F. C4B. K1. C4F. T4B. P3. Wrap 3. P3.
8th row: K3. P3. K5. P4. (K1. P1) 3 times. P3. K5. P3. K3.
9th row: P3. K3. P5. T4B. (K1. P1) twice. K1. T4F. P5. K3. P3.
10th row: K3. P3. K5. P2. (K1. P1) 5 times. P1. K5. P3. K3.
11th row: P3. Wrap 3. P4. T3B. (K1. P1) 4 times. K1. T3F. P4. Wrap 3. P3.
12th row: K3. P3. K4. P3. (K1. P1) 5 times. P2. K4. P3. K3.
13th row: P3. K3. P3. T3B. (P1. K1) 5 times. P1. T3F. P3. K3. P3.
14th row: K3. P3. K3. P2. (K1. P1) 7 times. P1. K3. P3. K3.
15th row: P3. Wrap 3. P2. T3B. (K1. P1) 6 times. K1. T3F. P2. Wrap 3. P3.
16th row: As 2nd row.
17th and 18th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
19th row: P3. Wrap 3. P2. K2. (P1. K1) 7 times. P1. K2. P2. Wrap 3. P3.
20th row: As 2nd row.
These 20 rows form Chain of Hearts Cable Panel.
Rep last 20 rows 14 times more, then rep 1st to 12th rows once. Panel should measure approx 52" [137 cm] long. Cast off in pat.

LOVERS’ KNOTS PANEL (make 2)
(See Chart on page 3).
Cast on 56 sts.
1st row: (RS). P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. (P4. K4) 3 times. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
2nd row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. (K4. P4) 4 times. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
3rd row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. T4F. P4. C4B. P4. T4B. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3.
P3.
4th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K6. P2. K4. P4. K4. P2. K6. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
5th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P6. (T4F. T4B) twice. P6. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
6th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K8. P4. K4. P4. K8. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
7th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P8. C4B. P4. C4F. P8. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
8th row: As 6th row.
9th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P6. C4B. T4F. T4B. C4F. P6. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
10th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K6. (P4. K2) twice. P4. K6. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
11th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. T4B. K2. P2. C4B. P2. K2. T4F. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
12th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K4. (P2. K2) twice. P4. (K2. P2) twice. K4. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
13th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. (K2. P2) twice. K4. (P2. K2) twice. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
14th row: As 12th row.
15th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. K2. T4B. P2. C4B. P2. T4F. K2. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
16th row: As 2nd row.
17th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. T4B. P2. T4B. T4F. P2. T4F. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
18th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. (K4. P2) 4 times. K4. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
19th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P2. T4B. P2. C4B. P4. C4F. P2. T4F. P2. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
20th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K2. P2. K4. (P4. K4) twice. P2. K2. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
21st row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P2. K2. P2. T4B. K2. P4. K2. T4F. P2. K2. P2. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
22nd row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. (K2. P2) 3 times. K4. (P2. K2) 3 times. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
23rd row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. (P2. K2) 3 times. P4. (K2. P2) 3 times. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
24th row: As 22nd row.
25th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. (P2. K2) twice. T4B. P4. T4F. (K2. P2) twice. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
26th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K2. P2. K2. P4. K8. P4. K2. P2. K2. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
27th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P2. T4F. T4B. P8. T4F. T4B. P2. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
28th row: K3. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K4. P4. K12. P4. K4. P4. K1. P1. K1. P4. K3.
29th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. C4F. P12. C4B. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
30th row: As 28th row.
31st row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. K4. P12. K4. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
32nd and 33rd rows: As 28th and 29th rows.
34th row: As 28th row.
35th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P2. T4B. C4F. P8. C4B. T4F. P2. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
36th row: As 26th row.
37th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. (P2. K2) twice. T4F. P4. T4B. (K2. P2) twice. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
38th and 39th rows: As 22nd and 23rd rows.
40th row: As 22nd row.
41st row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P2. K2. P2. T4F. K2. P4. K2. T4B. P2. K2. P2. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
42nd row: As 20th row.
43rd row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. (P2. T4F) twice. P4. (T4B. P2) twice. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
44th row: As 18th row.
45th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. C4F. P2. T4F. T4B. P2. C4B. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
46th row: As 16th row.
47th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. K2. T4F. P2. C4B. P2. T4B. K2. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
48th row: As 14th row.
49th and 50th rows: As 13th and 14th rows.
51st row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. T4F. K2. P2. C4B. P2. K2. T4B. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
52nd row: As 10th row.
53rd and 54th rows: As 5th and 6th rows.
55th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P8. C4F. P4. C4B. P8. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
56th row: As 6th row.
57th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P6. (T4B. T4F) twice. P6. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
58th row: As 4th row.
59th row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. (C4B. P4) twice. C4F. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
60th row: As 2nd row.
61st and 62nd rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
63rd row: P3. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P4. K4. P4. C4B. P4. K4. P4. K3. (P1. K1) twice. P1. K3. P3.
64th row: As 2nd row.
These 64 rows form Lovers’ Knots Panel.
Rep last 64 rows 3 times more, then rep 1st to 52nd rows once. Panel should measure approx 52" [137 cm] long. Cast off in pat.

FINISHING
Pin Panels to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry. Sew Panels tog as follows: (Chain of Hearts Panel. Lovers’ Knots Panel) twice. Chain of Hearts Panel.
Top and Bottom edging: With RS facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 173 sts evenly across top edge of Afghan. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last row for seed st pat 6 times more. Cast off in pat.
Rep across bottom edge of Afghan.
Side edging: With RS facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 229 sts evenly along side edge of Afghan. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, work 7 rows in seed st pat as given for Top and Bottom edging. Cast off in pat.
Rep along opposite side of Afghan.