Navajo Throw

from Jo Storie Hand Knits

Navajo Throw Pattern

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Knitting: Navajo Throw
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Home Decor

Item:

Blanket/Bedspread

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to be able to work in fairisle and intarsia and be able to follow a pattern chart.

Pattern Description:

A Native American inspired throw

"Bring the fashion trend for ethnic patterns into the home with this Navajo inspired throw. Great on your bed or sofa - or even on you!" - Jo Storie

Images: Further images of this throw are available on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/jostoriehandknitpatterns/

Ability: Intermediate

Yarn:
We've used Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% wool. You'll need the following amounts:

Colour A - Steel Grey Suffolk (7 balls of 100g)
Colour B - Mid Brown Jacob (3 balls of 100g)

Gauge:

13 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Knitted measurements approx - Width - 53cm (20in) Length - 214cm (84in)

Materials:

  • Approx 1200 yards (1097 m) of chunky yarn in two shades - see pattern description for details.

You Will Also Need:

  • one pair each of 6mm (US 10) and 7mm (US 10.5) straight needles.

About Designer

About Designer

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I've been involved in knitting for many years, having graduated with a first class degree in knitted textiles from the Scottish College of Textiles.

My early career saw me working as a knitwear designer, firstly in London for well-known cashmere brands Tse Cashmere and Ballantyne Cashmere - and then moving to New York and working as senior designer and design director for high profile labels - ...

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