Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tri-color throw - Free USM Pattern

For the Ultimate Sweater Machine® 
Tri-Color Throw 

Designed by Kathy Perry 

Approx 40"/101.5 cm x 56"/142 cm

Caron International’s Simply Soft® (100% Acrylic, 6oz/170g, 315 yds/288 m skein): Color #9702 Off White (A), #9701 White (B), and #2703 Bone (C), 2 skeins each
Using USM/ISM KP# 2.5
In St st: 17 sts and 22 R = 4"/10cm
In Lace pattern: 16 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm
In Lace/Cable pattern: 17 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS2 prong transfer tool (2)
1 prong transfer tool (1)
Latch tool
Crochet hook size US H-8 (5 mm)
Yarn needle
Row counter 
For cable and lace pattern, follow the charts.
THROW (made in 3 panels)
Panel #1: COL. Using closed CO method and A, CO 53 sts. COR. RC=000.
Follow Lace pattern and work to RC=308.
Bind off.
Panel #2: COL. Using closed CO method and B, CO 60 sts. RC=000.
K 2 rows.
Follow Lace/Cable pattern and work to RC=308.
Bind Off.
Panel #3: Using C, repeat Panel #1
Seam panels together with Panel #2 in center.
Block lightly.
Work 2 rows sc on ea long side matching color.
Work fringe on ea short side with yarn of your choice. Work Double Knot Fringe if desired.
Weave in ends. 
Cut yarn strands 12" long. Holding 4 strands together, fold fringe in half. Using crochet hook, * insert hook from WS to RS into first st at end, pull through loop, insert ends into loop and pull tight against edge, repeat from *, working into every 3rd stitch along entire short edge. Trim to desired length or make into Double Knot Fringe before trimming.
Double Knot Fringe
Work across again, with RS of work facing, and knot together half the strands of one group with half the strands of the adjacent group 1 1/2" down from the first knot. Trim to desired length.

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