Jumbo Cable Blanket
36 inches wide x 41 inches long
• Premier Yarns Couture Jazz ( jumbo weight; 81% acrylic/19% nylon; 161/2 yds/100g per skein): 15 skeins milk #26- 02 • Size 50 (25mm) 32-inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge • Size 15 (10mm) double-point
needle (used as cable needle) • Sewing needle and coordinating
3 sts and 6 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st.
To save time, take time to check gauge.
Special Abbreviations 2 over 2 Right Cross (2/2 RC):
Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back; k2, k2 from cn.
2 over 2 Left Cross (2/2 LC):
Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in front; k2, k2 from cn.
To reduce bulk and time spent weaving in ends, prepare your yarn by using a needle and thread to sew the ends of the skeins together and then wind into 1 giant ball.
Use double-point needle as cable needle.
With larger needle and using long-tail cast- on (see page 126), cast on 36 sts.
Row 1 and all WS rows: P3, [k2, p4, k2, p3] 3 times.
Row 2 (RS): K3, [p2, k4, p2, k3] 3 times.
Row 4: K3, p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k3, p2, 2/2 LC, p2, k3, p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k3.
Rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 1– 6 until piece measures 41 inches, ending with Row 6.
Bind off in pat.
Weave in ends, using your fingers to push and pull ends through sts.
In an inconspicuous spot on WS, use needle and thread to sew ends in place. •