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Square #6 by Elizabeth Dimbleby

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Blanket or afghan block with cables in decreasing size

Finished Size

9 x 9 inches (22.5 x 22.5cm)

Gauge

20sts and 28 rows to 4 inches (10cm) over st st

Materials

Approximately 50gm of aran weight wool

Needles:
US size 7 (Old UK 7 or Metric 4.5mm)

Abbreviations

K = Knit

P = Purl

C2F = (Otherwise known as left twist) Knit into the back of the 2nd st on the left hand needle, then knit into the front of the first st on the left hand needle and drop both sts off the left hand needle.

C2B = (Otherwise known as right twist) Knit into the front of the 2nd st on the left hand needle, then knit into the front of the first st on the left hand needle and drop both sts off the left hand needle.

C4F = Slip next 2 sts to a cable needle and hold in the front of the work, K2, K2 from cable needle

C4B = Slip next 2 sts to a cable needle and hold in the back of the work, K2, K2 from cable needle

C6F = Slip next 3 sts to a cable needle and hold in the front of the work, K3, K3 from cable needle

C6B = Slip next 3 sts to a cable needle and hold in the back of the work, K3, K3 from cable needle

C8F = Slip next 4 sts to a cable needle and hold in the front of the work, K4, K4 from cable needle

C8B = Slip next 4 sts to a cable needle and hold in the back of the work, K4, K4 from cable needle

Pattern

Cast on 46 sts.

1st - 4th rows: K.

5th row: K3, P2, (inc 1) 4 times, P28, (inc 1) 4 times, P2, K3.

6th row: K5, P8, K28, P8, K5.

7th row: K3, P2, K8, P28, K8, P2, K3.

8th row: As 6th row.

9th row: As 7th row.

10th row: As 6th row.

11th row: K3, P2, C8F, P2, (inc 1) 3 times, P18, (inc 1) 3 times, P2, C8B, P2, K3.

12th row: K5, P8, K2, P6, K18, P6, K2, P8, K5.

13th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P18, K6, P2, K8, P2.

14th row: As 12th row.

15th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, C6F, P18, C6B, P2, K8, P2, K3.

16th row: As 12th row.

17th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P2, (inc 1) twice, P10, (inc 1) twice, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

18th row: K5, P8, K2, P6, K2, P4, K10, P4, K2, P6, K2, P8, K5.

19th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P2, C4F, P10, C4B, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

20th row: As 18th row.

21st row: K3, P2, C8F, P2, K6, P2, K4, P10, K4, P2, K6, P2, C4B, P2, K3.

22nd row: As 18th row.

23rd row: K3, P2, K8, P2, C6F, P2, K4, P2, C2F, P2, C2B, P2, K4, P2, C6F, P2, K8, P2, K3.

24th row: K5, P8, K2, P6, K2, P4, (K2, P2) twice, K2, P4, K2, P6, K2, P8, K5.

25th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P2, C4F, (P2, K2) twice, P2, C4B, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

26th row: As 24th row.

27th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P2, K4, P2, C2F, P2, C2B, P2, K4, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

28th row: As 24th row.

29th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P2, K4, (P2, K2) twice, P2, K4, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

30th row: As 24th row.

31st row: K3, P2, C8F, P2, C6F, P2, C4F, P2, C2F, P2, C2B, P2, C4B, P2, C6B, P2, C8B, P2,
K3.

32nd row: As 24th row.

33rd row: As 29th row.

34th row: As 24th row.

35th row: As 27th row.

36th row: As 24th row.

37th row: As 25th row.

38th row: As 24th row.

39th row: As 23rd row.

40th row: As 18th row.

41st row: As 21st row.

42nd row: As 18th row.

43rd row: As 19th row.

44th row: As 18th row.

45th row: K3, P2, K8, P2, K6, P2, (P2 tog) twice, P10, (P2 tog) twice, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

46th row: As 12th row.

47th row: As 15th row.

48th row: As 12th row.

49th row: As 13th row.

50th row: As 12th row.

51st row: K3, P2, K8, P2, (P2 tog) 3 times, P18, (P2 tog) 3 times, P2, K6, P2, K8, P2, K3.

52nd row: As 6th row.

53rd row: As 7th row.

54th row: As 6th row.

55th row: As 7th row.

56th row: As 6th row.

55th row: K3, P2, (P2 tog) 4 times, P28, (P2 tog) 4 times, P2, K3.

57th - 60th rows: K.

Cast off.

Notes: I used a provisional cast on, then knitted the square and returned to the foundation sts and cast them off.

Finishing

Sew in all loose ends and block.


This pattern is Copyright Elizabeth Dimbleby 1999, all rights reserved

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