Free Knitting Pattern: Zany College Dorm Throw / Afghan

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This colorful, zany college dorm throw is the ideal throw to brighten up a college dorm. It is easy to make and takes just one weekend to complete. It is super soft, lightweight yet warm and cozy, and nice to cuddle up to with a book and a cup of coffee. It is also easy to care for as it is machine washable and dryable. It makes a perfect gift for a college student.

 

Finished Measurements
Approx Size: 58" L x 46" W

 

Materials
14 balls of Bunny Soft - 2 balls of each of the following color sequence:
#11 Autumn Royale (A)
#1 Popsicle (B)
#8 Caribbean (C)
#12 Happy Baby (D)
#7 Purple Party (E)
#3 Mixed Berries (F)
#4 Wine Country (G)

 

US Size 17 circular knitting needles (at least 40")

 

Gauge
Approx 7 st = 4" in Stockinette Stitch

 

Pattern Stitch
4 rows of Garter Stitch
Stockinette Stitch for remaining ball of yarn in that color

 

To knit throw (knit with 2 strands of yarn held together)
With 2 strands of A held together, cast on 80 st.
Work 4 rows of Garter Stitch
Then work remaining yarn in that color in Stockinette Stitch.

 

When you come to the end of the color, join Color B and work 4 rows of Garter Stitch and remaining rows in Stockinette Stitch till you come to the end of that color.

 

Continue in pattern, joining the yarns in the Color Sequence provided above (or select your own colors) until you come to the last color.

 

For the last color band, work 4 rows of Garter Stitch, followed by 6 rows of Stockinette, then 4 rows of Garter Stitch again, ending with wrong side row.

 

Bind off loosely.
Weave in all loose ends.

 

For best results, wash and dry in the machine for a fresh and fluffy finish.

 

 

Copyright 2014 NuMei - This pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or guild use. Reproduction in print in any publication or electronic/digital format without permission is strictly prohibited.

 

Every effort has been made to ensure that the directions contained in this pattern are accurate and complete; However, we cannot be responsible for individual variance, human or typographical errors.

 

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