Monday, August 15, 2005

ARAN TWEED WRAP



Aran (10 ply, Worsted) wool in tweed colours,
MC - green x 100g
C1 - light blue x 100g
C2 - medium blue x 100g
1 pair 4.5mm needles (size 7 US),
cable needle,
tension: 19sts - 10cms on 4.5mm needles

CBR= Slip 4 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit 4, knit 4 from cable needle.

CBL= Slip 4 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit 4, knit 4 from cable needle.

CABLE PATTERN (CP)
Row 1: p2, k12, p2
Row 2: k2, p12, k2
Row 3: p2, CBR, k4, p2
Row 4: k2, p12, k2
Row 5: p2, k12, p2
Row 6: k2, p12, k2
Row 7: p2, k4, CBL, p2
Row 8: k2, p12, k2
Repeat rows 1 to 8 throughout.

Cast on 80 sts. using MC
Row 1: (k1, p1)16 times, Cable Pattern, (p1, k1)16 times
Row 2: (p1, k1)16 times, (CP), (k1, p1)16 times
Row 3: As row 2
Row 4: As row 1
Change to C1
Row 5: As row 1
Row 6: As row 2
Row 7: As row 2
Row 8: As row 1
Change to C2
Row 9: As row 1
Row 10: As row 2
Row 11: As row 2
Row 12: As row 1
Last 12 rows form pattern, continue throughout, working cable pattern as set until work measures 115 cms or length desired.

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5 comments:

Trish said...

That's gorgeous!

Thanks for sharing the pattern.

Glaistig said...

What a lovely way to ward off the coming fall chills! The closure is perfect. Thanks :)

joan said...

After viewing many patterns for a prayer shawl, your pattern was exactly what I was looking for. Many thanks for sharing this beauty.

Elcee said...

Got some beautiful aran wool and I'm starting this project tomorrow! Thans!

Anonymous said...

I don't understand this pattern. Why is there a "cable pattern" and then another pattern below that doesn't seem to match. Help?