Knitted Striped Throw and Rug

Knitted Striped Throw and Rug

Put the finishing touch on any room with this knitted striped throw and matching rug from Bernat Yarns.  This knitting project is a quick and easy way to add your own creative flair to your home.

Knit Stripe Throw and Rug

Measurements:

Throw: Approx 46 x 55" (117 x 139.5 cm).
Rug: Approx 24 1/2 x 38" (62 x 96.5 cm).

Materials:

  • Bernat® Handicrafter Cotton Country Colors (Solids: 400 g/14 oz, Ombres: 340 g/12 oz, Twists: 340 g/ 12 oz) or cotton of your choice
    • Contrast A: (27106 Country Blue)2 (1) ball(s) or color of your choice
    • Contrast B: (33107 Cottage Blues)1 (1) ball or color of your choice
    • Contrast C: (27612 Country Yellow)1 (1) ball or color of your choice
    • Contrast D: (42108 Colonial Twists)1 (1) ball or color of your choice
    • Contrast E: (42533 Barnboard Twists)1 (1) ball or color of your choice
  • Throw: Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36" 90 cm long or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Rug: Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:


Throw: 17 sts and 22 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stripe Pat.
Rug: 12 sts and 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) in pat with 2 strands of yarn worked tog. 


Pattern for Throw:

With B, cast on 192 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, knit 9 rows, noting first row is WS.
1st row: (RS). With A, knit.
2nd row: With A, K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
3rd to 6th rows: With B, knit.
7th and 8th rows: With E, knit.
9th and 10th rows: With B, knit.
11th to 14th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows twice more.
15th to 20th rows: With B, knit.
21st to 26th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows 3 times more.
27th and 28th rows: With B, knit.
29th and 30th rows: With E, knit.
31st to 38th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows 4 times more.
39th and 40th rows: With B, knit.
41st row: With C, knit.
42nd row: With C, K5. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
43rd and 44th rows: With D, knit.
45th to 48th rows: As 41st and 42nd rows twice more.
49th and 50th rows: With E, knit.
51st and 52nd rows: With D, knit.
53rd to 58th rows: As 41st and 42nd rows 3 times more.
59th to 64th rows: With D, knit.
65th to 72nd rows: As 41st and 42nd rows 4 times more.
73rd and 74th rows: With E, knit.
75th to 80th rows: With D, knit. Last 80 rows form Stripe Pat. Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 53 1/2"  136 cm, ending on a 38th row of pat. With B, knit 9 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).


Pattern for Rug:

Note: Use 2 strands of yarn throughout.
With 2 strands of B, cast on 75 sts. Knit 5 rows noting first row is WS.
1st row: (RS). With A, knit. 2nd to 4th rows: With A, K1. P1. Rep from to last st. K1.
5th and 6th rows: With B, knit.
7th and 8th rows: With E, knit.
9th and 10th rows: With B, knit.
11th to 14th rows: As 1st to 4th rows.
15th and 16th rows: With B, knit.
17th to 20th rows: With C, as 1st to 4th rows.
21st and 22nd rows: With D, knit.
23rd and 24th rows: With E, knit.
25th and 26th rows: With D, knit.
27th to 30th rows: With C, as 1st to 4th rows.
31st and 32nd rows: With D, knit. Last 32 rows form pat. Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 36 1/2" 92.5 cm, ending on a 14th row of pat. With B, knit 5 rows. Cast off knitways (WS).

 

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