Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Stained Glass Lap Robe - Free USM Pattern

For the Ultimate Sweater Machine® 
Stained Glass
Lap Robe 

Designed by Cari Clement 
Level of difficulty - Easy

Approximately 30" x 47" (76cm x 119cm).

MATERIALSCaron International's Simply Soft (100% acrylic; 6 oz/170 g, 315 yds/288 m):

  • #9738 Violet (A), 3 skeins 
  • #9728 Green (B), 3 skeins
  • #9717 Orchid (C), 3 skeins
  • #9727 Black (D), 3 skeins
17 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm measured over stockinette stitch using Keyplate 2.
Right Center Panel
Using the closed edge cast on method and A, CO 40 sts. K40 R, ending with COR. Change to C and K 46 R, ending with COR.  Using the intarsia technique, K the 116 R of Chart 1. K 46 R using C. K 40 R using A. BO.
Left Center Panel
Work as for Right Center Panel using the seam-as-you-go technique throughout and reversing patt from Chart 1.
Edge Panels (Make 2)Using closed edge cast on method and B, CO 28 sts. Use the seam-as-you-go technique throughout.  K 40 R.  Change to A and K 208 R.  Change to B and K 40 R. BO.
To Make Up
Turn under a 1 1/4" (3cm) hem around all four edges.  Using the Magicord/Bond Cord Maker, make sufficient cording to apply as in Chart 2,  Sew cording to afghan using a matching sewing thread and slab-stitch, keeping the stitch line even.


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