Braided Cables Knit Throw

Braided Cables Knit Throw

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Maker Home DecTM (8.8 oz/250 g; 317 yds/290 m)
Cream 6 balls or 1780 yds/1620 m
Size U.S. 11 (8 mm) circular knitting needle 36" [91.5 cm] long or size needed to
obtain gauge.
Cable needle.

Couresty of Bernat®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Weekend Project


How to Make a Braided Cables Knit Throw

Looking for the perfect gift for someone special or a comfy blanket to keep you warm during the winter? A Braided Cables Knit Throw is a great way to practice your knitting skills while making something that anyone can use and will love! 

Gauge: 13 sts and 17 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

Measurement: Approx 43 x 58" [109 x 147.5 cm].
  • 1 Abbreviations

    Alt = Alternate
    Approx = Approximate(ly)
    Beg = Begin(ning)
    C4B = Slip next 2 stitches
    onto cable needle and
    leave at back of work.
    K2, then K2 from cable
    needle.
    C4F = Slip next 2 stitches
    onto cable needle and
    leave at front of work. K2,
    then K2 from cable needle
    C6B = Slip next 3 stitches
    onto cable needle and
    leave at back of work. K3,
    then K3 from cable needle
    C6F = Slip next 3 stitches
    onto cable needle and
    leave at front of work. K3,
    then K3 from cable needle
    Cont = Continue(ity)
    K = Knit
    M1P = Make 1 stitch by
    picking up loop lying
    before next stitch and
    purling into back of loop.
    P = Purl
    P2tog = Purl next 2
    stitches together
    Pat = Pattern
    Rep = Repeat
    RS = Right side
    St(s) = Stitch(es)
    T5B = Slip next 2 stitches
    onto cable needle and
    leave at back of work. K3,
    then P2 from cable needle
    T5F = Slip next 3 stitches
    onto cable needle and
    leave at front of work. P2,
    then K3 from cable needle
    WS = Wrong side

  • 2 Cable Panel A

    Cable Panel A (worked over 6 sts).
    1st row: (RS). K6.
    2nd and alt rows: P6.
    3rd row: C4B. K2.
    5th row: K6.
    7th row: K2. C4F.
    8th row: P6.

  • 3 Cable Panel B

    (worked over 15 sts)

    1st row: (RS). K3. P4. C6B. P2.
    2nd row: K2. P6. K4. P3.
    3rd row: T5F. T5B. T5F.
    4th row: P3. K4. P6. K2.
    5th row: P2. C6F. P4. K3.
    6th row: As 4th row.
    7th row: T5B. T5F. T5B.
    8th row: As 2nd row.

  • 4 Cast on 141 sts

    Cast on 141 sts. Do not join. Working back
    and forth across needle in rows, proceed
    as follows:
    1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last
    st. K1.
    Last row forms Seed St Pat.
    Work a further 7 rows in Seed St Pat.
    Next row: (WS). (K1. P1) twice. K1. *P3.
    M1P. P4. M1P. Rep from * to last 10 sts. P3.
    M1P. P2. (K1. P1) twice. K1. 178 sts.

  • 5 Proceed in Cable Pat as follows:

    1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) twice. K1. *P3. Work
    1st row Cable Panel A. P3. K3. P3. Work 1st
    row Cable Panel B. P3. K3. Rep from * to
    last 17 sts. P3. Work 1st row Cable Panel A.
    P3. (K1. P1) twice. K1.
    2nd row: (K1. P1) twice. K1. *K3. Work 2nd
    row Cable Panel A. K3. P1. K1. P1. K3. Work
    2nd row Cable Panel B. K3. P1. K1. P1. Rep
    from * to last 17 sts. K3. Work 2nd row
    Cable Panel A. K3. (K1. P1) twice. K1.
    These 2 rows form pat. Cable Panels are
    now in position.

  • 6 Continue in Pattern

    Cont in pat, keeping cont of Cable Panels
    until work from beg measures approx
    56½" [143.5 cm], ending on a 1st row of
    Cable Panel A and B.
    Next row: (WS). (K1. P1) twice. K1. *P2.
    P2tog. P3. P2tog. Rep from * to last 11 sts.
    P2. P2tog. P2. (K1. P1) twice. K1. 141 sts.
    Work 8 rows in Seed St Pat across all sts.
    Cast off in pat