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Make this Classic Cable Throw to keep you warm all winter. Making last-minute knitted gifts for your friends and family could not be easier with this pattern.
The pattern for this shawl can be found on the Lion Brand Yarn website. The price that you’ll see when you first land on the pattern page is NOT the price of the pattern. The price is for the recommended yarn which you can purchase through their website.
You will find the Download Free Pattern button under the [Add All to Cart] button.
Classic Cable Throw – A Comfy Throw
From the talented designers of the Lion Brand design team, this gorgeous cabled blanket is easy to create and is perfect for confident beginners to work on.
Moreover, this project is available in one size. Once finished, it should measure about 48 x 48 inches. That’s 122 x 122 cm if you prefer to use the metric system.
The original piece was created using the discontinued Wool-Ease Thick & Quick. However, you can easily substitute with any Super Bulky Yarn
If you want to learn more about yarn substitutions, we have an excellent article that covers this topic. Check it out here: 8 Tips to Follow When You Want to Substitute Yarn.
Furthermore, you will be needing a US size 13 circular knitting needle. That’s 9 mm needles if you prefer to use the metric system.
Finally, as you come to finish the pattern, you will have to weave in the yarn ends. This method will give your shrug a nice and neat finish.
If you like to learn how to do this, you can check out our fully illustrated tutorial for this technique. You can find the tutorial here: Learn How to Weave in Yarn Ends.
You can use the simpler long-tail cast-on method instead of the provisional cast-on. The long-tail cast-on is probably the most popular of all the cast-on methods. It is suitable for many types of knitting projects
We have an illustrated tutorial for the long-tail cast-on if you want to learn it. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Do A Long-Tail Cast on.
In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: Super Bulky Yarn