Cabled Afghan

I just finished a cabled afghan as a surprise Christmas present for a friend. I started it in September and finished it a few days ago.

Here are some of the details.
Pattern: Cable Comfort Throw by Lion Brand Yarn
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver – Ranch Red
Needles: 10 1/2 circular (I don't know the exact length)
Modifications: I wanted a bigger size, so I cast on to make 6 of the cable panels and did 16 repeats of the pattern. Since I didn't have a bulky weight yarn I doubled up the worsted weight.

All in all it was a pretty easy knit. I definitely will keep this in mind if I get any more requests for a cabled afghan.

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jmmattes's picture

If you want to see a few more pictures you can find me as jmmattes on Ravelry.

MMario's picture

That is one seriously cabled (and warm looking!) afghan!

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jmmattes's picture

It is quite warm. While working on it I had to take breaks more often to cool off than to rest my hands!

Kerry's picture

Great loooking Afghan.

WillyG's picture

I did this in red Thick 'n Quick! Congrats!

michaelpthompson's picture

That's nice! Those cables really stand out.

"All knitting is just one stitch at a time."

michaelpthompson's picture

I looked over the pattern for that and I think you did the right thing doing it all as one piece. Yours looked so much nicer than the photos in the pattern.

"All knitting is just one stitch at a time."

Spicemanknit's picture

WOW!!! Those little cables just pop out at you. :)