Instructions

GAUGE: When working in St st, 3-1/2 sts and 5 rows = 1 inch. A slight variation in gauge will change the finished size of the knit throw a bit.

Techniques/stitches used: Refer to knitting/crocheting abbreviations below.

  • St st: All RS rows: Knit.
  • All WS rows: Purl.
  • Seed st: Row 1: * K 1, p 1; rep from * as directed.
  • Remaining rows: K the p sts and p the k sts as they are presented.
  • BC (Back Cable): Sl 1 st onto cable needle and hold st at back of work, k next st, p st from cable needle.
  • FC (Front Cable): Sl 1 st onto cable needle and hold st at front of work, p next st, k st from cable needle.
  • BKC (Back Knit Cable): Sl 1 st onto cable needle and hold st at back of work, k next st, k st from cable needle.
  • FKC (Front Knit Cable): Sl 1 st onto cable needle and hold st at front of work, k next st, k st from cable needle.

DIRECTIONS:

Cast on 159 sts. Work even throughout on 159 sts.

  1. BOTTOM BORDER: BB-Rows 1-4: Work across in seed st.
  2. BOTTOM HALF: BH-Row 1 (WS): Work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 1, [k 4, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st.
  3. BH-Row 2: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, [FC, p 2, BC] 12 times, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  4. BH-Row 3: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  5. BH-Row 4: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [FC, BC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st.
  6. BH-Row 5: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  7. BH-Row 6: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [BKC, p 4] 12 times, ending last rep with p 3, work 4 sts in seed st.
  8. BH-Row 7: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st.
  9. BH-Row 8: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [BC, FC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st.
  10. BH-Row 9: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 3, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  11. BH-Row 10: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [FC, BC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st.
  12. BH-Row 11: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  13. BH-Row 12: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [BKC, p 4] 12 times, ending last rep with p 3, work 4 sts in seed st.
  14. BH-Row 13: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st.
  15. BH-Row 14: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [BC, FC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st.
  16. BH-Row 15: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  17.   BH-Row 16: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, [BC, p 2, FC] 12 times, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  18. BH-Row 17: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  19. BH-Row 18: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, BC, p 4, [FKC, p 4] 11 times, FC, work 4 sts in seed st.
  20. BH-Row 19: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st.
  21. BH-Row 20: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 4, [BC, FC, p 2] 11 times, ending last rep with p 2, k 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  22. BH-Row 21: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  23. BH-Row 22: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 4, [FC, BC, p 2] 12 times, ending last rep with p 2, k 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  24. BH-Row 23: Work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  25. BH-Row 24: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st, FC, p 4, [FKC, p 4] 11 times, BC, work 4 sts in seed st.
  26. Rep BH-Rows 1-24 four more times.

CENTER BORDER: CB-Rows 1-4: Work across in seed st.

TOP HALF:

  1. TH-Row 1 (WS): Work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 1, [k 4, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st.
  2. TH-Row 2: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, [FC, p 2, BC] 12 times, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  3. TH-Row 3: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  4. TH-Row 4: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [FC, BC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  5. TH-Row 5: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  6. TH-Row 6: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [BKC, p 4] 12 times, ending last rep with p 3, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  7. TH-Row 7: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  8. TH-Row 8: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [BC, FC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  9. TH-Row 9: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  10. TH-Row 10: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [FC, BC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  11. TH-Row 11: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  12. TH-Row 12: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [BKC, p 4] 12 times, ending last rep with p 3, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  13. TH-Row 13: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  14. TH-Row 14: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 2, [BC, FC, p 2] 12 times, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  15. TH-Row 15: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  16.   TH-Row 16: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, [BC, p 2, FC] 12 times, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  17. TH-Row 17: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  18. TH-Row 18: Work 4 sts in seed st, BC, p 4, [FKC, p 4] 11 times, FC, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  19. TH-Row 19: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 3, [k 1, p 5] 11 times, k 1, p 3, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  20. TH-Row 20: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 4, [BC, FC, p 2] 11 times, ending last rep with p 2, k 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  21. TH-Row 21: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  22. TH-Row 22: Work 4 sts in seed st, k 1, p 4, [FC, BC, p 2] 11 times, ending last rep with p 2, k 1, work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 3, [k 2, p 1, k 3] 11 times, k 2, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st.
  23. TH-Row 23: Work 4 sts in seed st, p 1, k 1, p 1, [p 2, k 1, p 1, k 1, p 1] 11 times, p 2, k 1, p 1, work 4 sts in seed st, k the k sts and p the p sts as they are presented for 74 sts, work 4 sts in seed st.
  24. TH-Row 24: Work 4 sts in seed st, FC, p 4, [FKC, p 4] 11 times, BC, work 4 sts in seed st, k 2, p 1, k 1, [p 1, k 3, p 1, k 1] 11 times, p 1, k 2, work 4 sts in seed st.
  25. Rep TH-Rows 1-24 four more times.

TOP BORDER:

  1. TB-Rows 1-4: Work in seed st.
  2. Bind off in pattern.
  3. Use tapestry or yarn needle to weave in all loose ends.

FINISHED SIZEKnit throw is about 44 inches wide x 54 inches long.

ABBREVIATIONS

  • dec decrease
  • inc increase
  • k knit
  • p purl
  • psso pass slipped st over
  • rem remaining

Evergreen Knit Throw from Susan Robicheau of Bridgetown, Nova Scotia