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Home : Patterns : Mellow Tones Throw
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Mellow Tones Throw

Lion Brand® Baby's First®
Pattern #: 90729AD
Rating: *****4.3 (based on 10 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 32 x 32 in. (81.5 x 81.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Baby's First®
Pixie Dust Cotton Ball Twinkle Toes Fairy Tale Splish Splash Sea Sprite Beanstalk Honey Bee
*Baby's First® (Article #925). 55% Acrylic, 45% Cotton; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (120yds/110m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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•  925-103 Baby's First Yarn: Fairy Tale
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$ 5.99  
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•  925-146 Baby's First Yarn: Sea Sprite
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$ 11.98  
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•  925-156 Baby's First Yarn: Beanstalk
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$ 11.98  
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•  925-100 Baby's First Yarn: Cotton Ball
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$ 11.98  
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
circular knitting needle size 9 (6 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
 

Mellow Tones Throw

Lion Brand® Baby's First®

GAUGE:

16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

PATTERN STITCH
Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Row 1:
*K1, p1; rep from * across.
Row 2: P the knit sts, and k the purl sts.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Seed st.

NOTES:

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

THROW
With A, cast on 120 sts.
Rows 1-6: Work in Seed st.
Row 7 (RS): With A, work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts for border, place marker (pm), k to last 5 sts, pm, work in Seed st as established over last 5 sts for border.
Row 8: With A, work in Seed st as established over first 5 sts, slip marker (sm), purl to last 5 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 5 sts.
Continue as established, working sts outside of markers (the first and last 5 sts) in Seed st, the remaining sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS), changing color as follows:
Rows 9 and 10: With A.
Rows 11-28: With B.
Rows 29-32: With C.
Rows 33-42: With D.
Rows 43 and 44: With B.
Rows 45-56: With C.
Rows 57-62: With A.
Rows 63-68: With B.
Rows 69-82: With D.
Rows 83-90: With B.
Rows 91 and 92: With A.
Rows 93-98: With D.
Rows 99-104: With C.
Rows 105 and 106: With B.
Rows 107-118: With A.
Rows 119 and 120: With D.
Rows 121-128: With C.
Rows 129-132: With B.
Row 133: With D.
Row 134: Rep Row 133, removing markers as you come to them.
Rows 135-140: With D, work in Seed st.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit p = purl
Pm = place marker rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.3 (based on 10 reviews)
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Mellow Tones Throw Reviewed by vallen22842@gmail.com on 2011-12-31 ***
This blanket came out really pretty minus two small mistakes I made in my border and an issue with the pattern. The pattern issue I had was the same as another reviewer, my blanket came out rectangular even though my tension was good the entire time and I followed the pattern exactly. The dimensions I had is 34 inches wide and 28 inches long. So maybe if you only cast on 110 st instead of 120 and then add some more rows to the end this would be 32x32. I may pull the border out and add more rows to the end to make this 34x34 at some point.


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