Alora is a throw or lap rug that is knit in Comfort. A rectangle of cables rhythmically interlaced is surrounded by a bold frame of garter stitch.
Approximately 34” wide x 46” long
9 Balls Berroco Comfort (100 grs), #9755 Wild Cherry
29” Length circular knitting needle, size 9 (5.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Cable needle (cn)
2 St markers
18 sts = 4”; 34 rows = 4” in Garter St
28 sts = 4”; 34 rows = 4” in charted pat
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
With circular needle, cast on 154 sts. DO NOT join. Work back and forth in Garter St for 7”.
Inc Row (WS): K31, place marker, k92 increasing 48 sts across, place marker, k31 – 202 sts.
Establish Chart: Row 1 (RS): K to first marker, work Row 1 of Chart to next marker, k to end. Keeping 31 sts before first marker and after second marker in Garter St and following Chart over remaining sts, work even until Chart has been completed, end on WS.
Dec Row (RS): K31, drop marker, k140 decreasing 48 sts across, drop marker, k31 – 154 sts. Work even in Garter St for 7”, end on WS. Bind off.