Alora

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Home

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.

One size

 

Size

Approximately 34” wide x 46” long

 

Materials

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

 

Gauge

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

 

Throw

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.