{FREE} Super Chunky Cable Blanket Knitting Pattern : A Beautiful Journey


FREE Chunky cable knit throw blanket knitting pattern using Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick yarn + beginner cable blanket knitting pattern.



Available Sizes: Six

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Cable Stitches

Clean Edge



Yarn Weight: Jumbo

Yardage: 848 – 2120 yards {775 – 1938 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick, Oatmeal

Needle Size: US 19 {15mm} Circular Needles with a 40” {100cm} Cable

Extras: Cable Needle, or substitute with a DPN


Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande

Lang Yarns Virginia

Phildar Phil Alaska

Rowan Big Wool Yarn

MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.



Size / Measurements / # of CO STS / Length / Yarn Required

Lap 29” x 36” {74cm x 91cm} {CO 49 STS} {86 rows} {8-10 skeins}

Baby 36” x 36” {91cm x 91cm} {CO 60 STS} {86 rows} {10-12 skeins}

Toddler 36” x 57” {91cm x 144cm} {CO 60 STS} {136 rows} {14-16 skeins}

Throw 36” x 47” {91cm x 119cm} {CO 60 STS} {116 rows} {12-14 skeins}

Square 42” x 42” {107cm x 107cm} {CO 71 STS} {106 rows} {12-14 skeins}

Twin 36” x 77” {91cm x 196cm} {CO 60 STS} {156 rows} {18-20 skeins}



Gauge: 6 STS & 9 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below


Picture Details:

Blanket Measurements: 42″ wide x 44″ {107cm x 112cm}

Blanket Weight: 4lbs 5.0oz {1950g}



Not reversible.

CO edge is the width.

Knit using the cable stitch + garter stitch.

Knit holding 2 strands of yarn together throughout.

Knit flat, back & forth using circular needles, circular needles are used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches.



Click here to watch the “C6F” Knit Stitch video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO desired # of STS, see Sizes section above.


Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K4 *P6, K2, P1, K2* P6, K4, WYIF S1PW

Rows 2, 4, 6 {RS}: K1TBL *K* K1TBL

Row 8 {RS}: K1TBL, K4 *C6F, K5* C6F, K4, K1TBL


Rows 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K4 *P6, K2, P1, K2* P6, K4, WYIF S1PW

Rows 10, 12, 14, 16 {RS}: K1TBL *K15* K6, K4, K1TBL

Row 18 {RS}: K1TBL, K4 *C6F, K5* C6F, K4, K1TBL


Repeat rows 9-18, until desired length, see Size section above.


To end:

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K4 *P6, K2, P1, K2* P6, K4, WYIF S1PW

Rows 2, 4, 6 {RS}: K1TBL *K* K1TBL

Row 8 {RS}: BO in all knit STS

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.



* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

C6F – cable6front {transfer 3 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit the 3 stitches off the cable needle}

K – knit stitch {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop

P – purl stitch {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

RS – right side

S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

WYIF – with yarn in front




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