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Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Home
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

 

This cozy throw combines the fun texture of Circus with the beautiful color transitions of Vintage Colors.

One size

 

Finished Measurements

Approximately 41½" wide x 49½" long

 

Materials

7 Balls Berroco Circus (100 grs), #1526 Ringmaster (A)

5 Hanks Berroco Vintage Colors (100 grs), #5218 Terra Cotta (B)

36" Length circular knitting needle, size 15 (10.00 mm)

6 St markers

 

Gauge

10 sts = 4"; 14 rows = 4" in St st with A and B worked tog

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Note

A and B are worked together throughout.

 

Throw

With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 106 sts.  Knit 4 rows.  Mark beg and end of last row.

Establish Pat:  Row 1 (RS):  K3, place marker, * k20, place marker, p20, place marker, rep from * once more, k20, place marker, k3.

Row 2:  K3, * p20, k20, rep from * once more, p20, k3.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 8" above markers on sides, end on WS.

Next Row (RS):  K3, * p20, k20, rep from * once more, p20, k3.

Following Row:  K3, * k20, p20, rep from * once more, k20, k3.  Rep the last 2 rows until piece measures 16" above markers on sides, end on WS.  Continue in this manner, alternating blocks of St st and Reverse St st as on diagram until a total of  6 rows of 5 blocks have been completed and piece measures 48" above markers on sides, end on WS.  Knit 4 rows, dropping markers.  Bind off.