Cabled Panel Lap Robe

  • Machine: Mid Gauge
  • Yarn: 4 ply like a heavier baby yarn – several colors if desired
  • Tension: 5


  • Cast on with an E-wrap over 26 N
  • RC 000
  • K 1 R
  • Hang comb and weights
  • K 7 more R
  • Cross a cable, leaving a lace hole as follows:
  • Pick up center 6 sts on two 3-prong transfer tools
  • *Pick up stitches 1, 2 & 3 on one 3 prong transfer tool
  • Pick up stitches 4, 5 & 6 on second 3 prong transfer tool
  • Rehang stitches 4, 5 & 6 onto needles 2, 3 & 4 – leaving needle 1 empty
  • Rehang stitches 1, 2 & 3 onto needles 3, 4 & 5 – leaving needle 6 empty
  • Keep needle numbers 1 & 6 in work
  • Knit 8 rows*
  • Repeat * to * for whatever length you desire always crossing the cables left over right
  • Knit last row left to right at the loosest tension possible; COR
  • Put a knitting stitch holder or a piece of yarn on the second st in from the left side on one side panel and the second st in right side on other side panel; On any center panels remove the second st in on both sides of the panel and remove those sts from the needles they are on
  • Loop through a loop bind off all stitches except the ones on the st holders
  • Make as many panels as you desire for the width; at least 5 panels
  • Steam block all panels
  • To join panels: Lay the panels right side facing up and get the live stitch off one of the stitch holders with a latch hook tool. Push the stitch behind the latch and go to the other panel and pick up that live stitch into the latch and pull through first stitch. Undo the stitches as you go – first on one side, then the other. Unravel 2 stitches on one side, pick up those 2 ladders and alternate back and forth up the length of the blanket panels. Secure last 2 stitches when finished.
  • Add a border by one of several methods: Crochet an edging or add an edge like a worm trim or a choice of many other edges on the machine
  • Weave in ends

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