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Thanksgiving Throw

Thanksgiving Throw

Cozy up with this beautiful display of autumn colors and festive chevron stripes. The Thanksgiving Throw is the ultimate Turkey Day knit blanket pattern for lazy naps and football marathons. This stunningly beautiful and amazingly comfortable throw is sure to put a smile on your face as you pull it out every autumn. Add even more warmth to your home this fall with the festive Thanksgiving Throw.

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
    • Contrast a Crantini (10522) 2 balls
    • Contrast B Burgundy (10430) 2 balls
    • Contrast C Fool's Gold (10610) 2 balls
    • Contrast D Burnt Orange (10630) 2 balls
    • Contrast E Cedar Green (10247) 2 balls
    • Contrast F Dk Green Tea (10237) 2 balls
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 40" [100 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension.

Measurements
Approx 50" x 60" [127 x 152.5 cm]


Gauge
19 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
 

Abbreviations
alt = Alternate(ing)
approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
pat = Pattern
psso = Pass slipped stitch over
Rep = Repeat
Rnd = Round
sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise
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)
Ws = Wrong side
Yo = Yarn over

 


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Instructions
 

Stripe Pat

With A, work 10 rows stocking st.
With B, work 4 rows stocking st.
With A, knit 4 rows (2 garter ridges).
With C, work 8 rows stocking st.
With D, work 6 rows stocking st.
With C, knit 4 rows (2 garter ridges).
With E, work 12 rows stocking st.
With F, work 6 rows stocking st.
With E, knit 4 rows (2 garter ridges).
With B, work 10 rows stocking st.
With A, work 4 rows stocking st.
With B, knit 4 rows (2 garter ridges).
With D, work 8 rows stocking st.
With C, work 6 row stocking st.
With D, knit 4 rows (2 garter ridges).
With F, work 12 rows stocking st.
With E, work 6 rows stocking st.
With F, knit 4 rows (2 garter ridges).
These 116 rows form Stripe Pat.

 

With B, cast on 204 sts. Do not join in rnd. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Knit 7 rows, noting 1st row is WS and inc 27 sts evenly across last row. 231 sts.

 

Proceed in Stripe Pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). With A, K5. K2tog. *K8. (K1. yo. K1) all in next st. K8. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Rep from * to last 24 sts. K8. (K1. yo. K1) all in next st. K8. ssk. K5.
2nd and alt rows (except garter ridges): K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
First 2 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 2 rows, noting garter st ridges, until work from beg measures 60" [152.5 cm], ending on a WS row.
Next row: With appropriate color, knit, dec 27 sts evenly across. 204 sts. Knit 5 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).

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There is a must be AV error in row 7 in this patten. I have counted and repeated this row. It will not come out right right as written. HELP Glenda

I absolutely love the colours chosen for this afghan. The ripple design really accentuates them too. I have never knitted a ripple afghan before, but this one is so pretty I think I might try. The pattern looks very easy to follow and complete. Thank you for sharing this with us.

I love chevron patterns, and the afghan is a beauty! I like how the garter rows in between the pattern rows give it texture and sort of outline the color sections. Patons Canadiana is a worsted weight 4 yarn so I could substitute with worsted yarn I have on hand. This would make a fabulous gift for someone!

You are going to do the two row pattern rows where it says to stocking stitch and you will straight knit where it says to garter stitch. so like this: A-10 pattern rows, B-4 pattern rows, A -4 rows knit, C-8 pattern rows, D-6 pattern rows, C-4 rows knit, E-12 pattern rows, F-6 pattern rows, E-4 rows knit, B-10 pattern rows, A-10 pattern rows, B-4 rows knit, D-8 pattern rows, c-6 pattern rows, D-4 rows knit, F-12 pattern rows, e- 6 pattern rows, F- 4 knit rows.

Thanks I think I have it figured out. I will give it a try Priscilla

Was just looking at the instructions for the Thanksgiving Throw. I understand the instructions for row one and two, but in don't understand the instructions for the rows with all the different colors. I would love to make this throw so can you please help me with the instructionsbr /Thank you br /Priscillabr /br /

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