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Hourglass Throw

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A cozy throw in three sizes (small/medium/large) with a distinctive pattern of curves and cables accented by eyelets, to knit in worsted weight yarn. Ribbed hems and cabled borders provide a classic distinctive finish to the edges. This pattern includes a size for every member of the family; the smallest one is perfect for baby, while the largest size makes a beautiful bed-top coverlet. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size. GAUGE 17 sts and 25 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unwashed) 18 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in Hourglass Lace pattern on larger needles (washed and stretched slightly to block) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 29(45, 61) inches wide and 36(56, 75) inches long (stretched lightly and blocked) SUGGESTED YARN 2800 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Brooklyn Tweed SHELTER COLORWAY Hayloft

Recommended with this pattern

  • 675(1525, 2800) yards of any worsted weight yarn that knits to pattern gauge.
  • Needles: size 9US (5.5mm) for body (or size to obtain correct gauge) size 8US (5.0mm) for ribbed hems (or one size smaller than body needle)

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