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nitalongEXCLUSIVE:PART 3Moonlight CushionHere we present the third part of our beaded, texturedcushion pattern by Sarah Hatton, for subscribers onlyIN OUR PREVIOUS two issues, we’vebrought you instructions for the centralfront panel and lower back section ofour beaded cushion, designed exclusivelyfor subscribers by Sarah Hatton.Here, we present the third part ofthe pattern: the upper back panel.The cabling echoes that on the front ofthe cushion, and contrasts beautifullywith the beading and sparkling RowanShimmer yarn below it.Instructions to complete our cushionwill appear in our next issue. The yarn,needle and equipment requirementslisted here are for the entire project. Forone-to-one advice and tips from Sarahand other readers creating this cushion,visit our Ravelry group (see details below).Upper back panelLower back panelUPPeR BACK PAneLUsing 4mm needle and two ends of yarn B,cast on 86 sts.Knit 3 rows.Next row (WS): K7, *K2tog, K4; rep from *to last 2 sts, K3. 75 sts.Change to yarn C and cont as folls:Row 1 (RS): Knit.Row 2: K3, *K1, P1, K4; rep to last 6 sts, K1,P1, K4.Row 3: K2, P1, *P1, (K1, yo, K1) into next st,P4; rep from * to last 6 sts, P1, (K1, P1, K1)into next st, P2, K2. 99 sts.Rows 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12: *K4, P3, K1; repfrom * to last 3 sts, K3.Rows 5, 7, 9 and 11: K2, P1, *(P1, K1) twice,P4; rep from * to last 8 sts, (P1, K1) twice,P2, K2.Row 13: K2, P1, *P1, T3B, P4; rep from * tolast 8 sts, P1, T3B, P2, K2.Row 14: *K3, T2F, K1, T2B; rep to last 3 sts,K3.Row 15: K2, *T2B, P3, T2F, P1; rep to last 9sts, T2B, P3, T2F, K2.Row 16: K2, P1, *K5, Cr3B; rep from * to last8 sts, K5, P1, K2.Row 17: K2, *T2F, P3, T2B, P1; rep from * tolast 9 sts, T2F, P3, T2B, K2.Row 18: *K3, T2B, K1, T2F; rep to last 3 sts,K3.Row 19: As row 13.Rows 20, 22, 24, 26 and 28: *K4, P3, K1; repfrom * to last 3 sts, K3.Rows 21, 23, 25 and 27: K2, P1, *(P1, K1)twice, P4; rep from * to last 8 sts, (P1, K1)twice, P2, K2.Row 29: K2, P1, *P1, Sl 1, K2tog, psso, P4;rep from * to last 8 sts, P1, Sl 1, K2tog, psso,P2, K2. 75 sts.Knit one row.Change to 3.25mm needles and using 2ends of yarn B.Next row: K7, *inc in next st, K5; rep fromto last 2 sts, K2. 86 sts.Knit 1 row.Next row: K11, cast off 2 sts, K28, cast off 2sts, K28, cast off 2 sts, knit to end.Knit 2 rows.Cast off knitwise on WS. vDiAGRAMKnitalongDo join us and knit along on Ravelry, where Sarah Hattonwill be popping by to offer advice and answer queriesabout the pattern. www.ravelry.com/groups/the-knitterBACK - UPPeR PAneLThe Knitter 38 Issue 23TKN23.knitalong 10388/20/10 1:33:27 PM


Subscriber exclusive Cushion KnitalongFor stockists and abbreviations, see p91SIZEFinished cushion cover will fita 40cm (16in) cushion padYarnRowan Puresilk DK (DK weight; 100% silk;125m/50g balls)A Tranquil (156) 2 x 50g ballsRowan Kidsilk Haze (70% kid mohair,30% silk; 210m/25g balls)B Trance (582) 2 x 25g ballsD Smoke (605) 1 x 25g ballRowan Pima Cotton DK (DK weight;100% pima cotton; 130m/50g balls)C Peppercorn (065) 1 x 50g ballRowan Shimmer (Light 4ply weight; 60%cupro, 40% polyester; 175m/25g balls)E Titanium (093) 1 x 25g ballYArn NoTESYarn B is used held doubled throughout.1 end each of yarns D and E are used heldtogether throughout.NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES1 pair 4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needlesCable needle (cn)1 pair 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) knitting needles1 set 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) double-pointedneedles (DPNs)Debbie Abrahams Beads Size 6Turquoise 1 x 500 bead packSewing needle3 buttons, approx. 20mmTension27 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over cable pattusing yarn C and 4mm needlesSPECIAL ABBREVIATIONST3B: Slip 2 sts onto cn and hold at back ofwork, knit next st; P1, K1 from cn.T2F: Slip next st onto cn and hold at front ofwork, purl next st; K1 from cn.T2B: Slip next st onto cn and hold at back ofwork, K1; P1 from cn.Cr3B: Slip next 2 sts on to cn and hold at backof work, P1; slip 2nd st from cn and K1, slip 1stst from cn and P1.The Knitter 39 37 Issue 21 23TKN23.knitalong 10398/20/10 1:33:30 PM

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