Striped Herringbone Throw by Anne MacFadden

Striped Herringbone Throw by Anne MacFadden

Teach yourself a new stitch, herringbone stitch, while crafting the warmest throw to help survive the cold. The stripes make this throw easily customisable, as you can choose the colour scheme. And forget about speed-dating! You’ll be speed-knitting your way through this pattern with a lovely thick wool.

Pattern By
Anne MacFadden

Yarns
160g Knit and Hook the bulky merino (80% wool, 20% polyamide in sand no.911)
120g Knit and Hook the bulky merino (80% wool, 20% polyamide in schwarzblau no.907)
120g Knit and Hook the bulky merino (80% wool, 20% polyamide in white no.900)

Tools & Materials
15mm[size 19] circular needle
100cm[40”] long cord

Stitches used
Knit stitch (=k)
Purl stitch (=p)
Slip slip stitch (=ssk)
Purl two together (=p2tog)
Herringbone stitch

Instructions
Note
This pattern is worked over 2 stitches and so you should always have an even amount of stitches on your needle. Click here for full herringbone stitch tutorial by Cathryn Brown of Milkworkshop

Begin
Cast on 120 stitches using the bulky merino in sand color.

Continue 
1st row (right side): *[ssk dropping only the first stitch off your needle] rep from * to last stitch, k.

2nd row (wrong side): *[p2tog, dropping only the first stitch off your needle] repeat to the last stitch, p.

Repeat these 2 rows for *[40g sand, 20g schwarzblau, 40g white, 20g schwarzblau], repeat * until blanket measures 240cm[95”] approximately, finishing with sand color, like how you started.

The right side has a great zigzag texture, while the wrong side is bumpy.

End
Cast off loosely. Weave in all the ends.