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Navajo Throw

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Navajo Throw
Navajo Throw
Navajo Throw
Navajo Throw
Navajo Throw

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 -

Ability: Intermediate

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)


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

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

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


  • 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.

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Jo Storie on
Scottish Borders, UK

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 ...

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