FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approx 74" [188 cm] wide x 21.5" [54.5 cm] deep.
GAUGE: 14 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter st, take time to check your gauge.
Kfb (Knit Front and Back): Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.
- With MC, knit 10 rows.
- With A, knit 2 rows.
- These 12 rows form Stripe Pat.
Note: Move centre st marker each row as work progresses.
With MC, cast on 1 st.
Row 1: (RS). (K1. yo. K1) in stitch. 3 sts.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: (Kfb) twice. K1. 5 sts.
Row 4: Knit.
Row 5: (Kfb) 4 times. K1. 9 sts.
Row 6: Kfb. K3. Sl1Pwyif. PM on last st for centre. Knit to last 2 sts. Kfb. K1.
Row 7: Kfb. Knit to 1 st before marker. Kfb. K1 (centre). Kfb. Knit to last 2 sts. Kfb. K1.
Row 8: Kfb. Knit to marked st. Sl1Pwyif. Knit to last 2 sts. Kfb. K1.
8 Rows of stripe pat completed.
Keeping cont of stripe pat, rep last 2 rows until work across longer side measures approx 54" [137 cm], ending on a WS row. Break MC.
With A only, rep last 2 rows until work across longer side measures approx 74" [188 cm], ending on a RS row.
Cast off loosely knitwise (WS).