Large Picture of John's Lap Robe

 

 

Johnís Lap Robe

by

Ann V. Gallentine

Notes: This can be made an afghan by knitting additional strips and/or increasing the length of the strips. See Legends under the charts for abbreviations.

 

Materials: 33 ounces of† worsted weight yarn (The original was made with Lion Brand Yarn Fishermenís Wool, Color Natureís Brown, 8 ozs., 465 yards skeins), #9 U.S. needles, large eye sewing needle, cable needle

 

Gauge: 4 sts, 6 rows = 1 inch in st st

 

Size: 36 inches by 48 inches

 

Wide Stripes (Make 3) Each strip takes 8 ounces of yarn

 

Bottom Border (See Chart #1)

CO 60 sts

Rows 1, 3, 5 (WS): p2, k2, p4, k2, p2, k3, p3, k4, p4, k8, p4, k4, p3, k3, p2, k2, p4, k2, p2

Rows 2, 4 (RS): k2, p2, k4, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, k4, p8, k4, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, k4, p2, k2

Row 6: k2, p2, k2, m1, m1, k2, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, k2, m1,m1, k2, p8, k2, m1, m1, k2, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, k2, m1,m1, k2, p2, k2 (68 sts)

 

 

Chart #1

 

Middle of Wide Stripe (See Chart #2)

 

Rows 1, 3 (WS): p2, k2, p6, k2, p2, k3, p3, k4, p6, k8, p6, k4, p3, k3, p2, k2, p6, k2, p2

Row 2 (RS): k2, p2, c3 over 3 left, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, c3 over 3 right, p8, c3 over 3 right, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, c3 over 3 left, p2, k2

Row 4: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, k3, c3 over 2 left P, p4, c3 over 2 right P, k3, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

Row 5: p2, k2, p6, k2, p2, k3, p3, k4, p3, k2, p3, k4, p3, k2, p3, k4, p3, k3, p2, k2, p6, k2, p2

Row 6: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p3, c3 over 2 left P, c3 over 2 right P, p2, c3 over 2 left P, c3 over 2 right P, p2, c3 over 2 left P, c3 over 2 right P, p3, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

Rows 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21: p2, k2, p6, k2, p2, k5, p6, k6, p6, k6, p6, k5, p2, k2, p6, k2, p2

Rows 8: k2, p2, c3 over 3 right, p2, k2, p5, k6, p6, c3 over 3 left, p6, k6, p5, k2, p2, c3 over 3 right, p2, k2

Rows 10, 18: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p5, c3 over 3 left, p6, k6, p6, c3 over 3 left, p5, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

R12: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p5, k6, p6, k6, p6, k6, p5, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

R14: k2, p2, c3 over 3 left, p2, k2, p5, k6, p6, c3 over 3 left, p6, k6, p5, k2, p2, c3 over 3 left, p2, k2

R16: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p5, k6, p6, k6, p6, k6, p5, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

R 20: k2, p2, c3 over 3 right, p2, k2, p5, k6, p6, c3 over 3 left, p6, k6, p5, k2, p2, c3 over 3 right, p2, k2

Row 22: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p3, c3 over 2 right P, c3 over 2 left P, p2, c3 over 2 right P, c3 over 2 left P, p2, c3 over 2 right P, c3 over 2 left P, p3, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

Row 23: p2, k2, p6, k2, p2, k3, p3, k4, p3, k2, p3, k4, p3, k2, p3, k4, p3, k3, p2, k2, p6, k2, p2

Row 24: k2, p2, k6, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, k3, c3 over 2 right P, p4, c3 over 2 left P, k3, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, k6, p2, k2

Rep Rows 1-24 twelve times. Rep Row 1 once more


 

Chart #2

 

 

Top Border (See Chart #3)

 

R1 (RS): k2, p2, ssk, k2, k2tog, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, ssk, k2, k2tog, p8, ssk, k2, k2tog, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, ssk, k2, k2tog, p2, k2 (60 sts)

R2 (WS): p2, k2, p4, k2, p2, k3, p3, k4, p4, k8, p4, k4, p3, k3, p2, k2, p4, k2, p2

R3: k2, p2, k4, p2, k2, p3, k3, p4, k4, p8, k4, p4, k3, p3, k2, p2, k4, p2, k2

R4: p2, k2, p4, k2, p2, k3, p3, k4, p4, k8, p4, k4, p3, k3, p2, k2, p4, k2, p2

BO in pattern

 

Chart #3


Narrow Stripes (Make 2) Each strip takes 4 Ĺ ounces of yarn

 

Bottom Border (See chart #4)

CO 36 sts

Rows 1, 3, 5 (WS): p2, k3, p8, k2, p6, k2, p8, k3, p2

Rows 2, 4 (RS): k2, p3, k8, p2, k6, p2, k8, p3, k2

Row 6: k2, p3, k9, kfb, m1, k4, m1, kfb, k9, p3, k2 (40 sts)

 

Chart #4


Middle of Narrow Stripe (See Chart #5)

 

Row 1 and all odd Rows (WS): p2, k3, p30, k3, p2

R2 (RS): k2, p3, k9, c3 over 3 right, c3 over 3 left, k9, p3, k2

R4: k2, p3, k6, c3 over 3 right, k6, c3 over 3 left, k6, p3, k2

R6: k2, p3, k3, c3 over 3 right, k12, c3 over 3 left, k3, p3, k2

R8: k2, p3, c3 over 3 right, k18, c3 over 3 left, p3, k2

Rep Rows 1-8 Thirty-six times. Rep Row 1 once more

 

Chart #5


 

Top Border (See Chart #6)

 

Row 1 (RS): k2, p3, ssk, k2, k2tog, k4, p2, k6, p2, k4, ssk, k2, k2tog, p3, k2 (36 sts)

Row 2 (WS): p2, k3, p8, k2, p6, k2, p8, k3, p2

Row 3: k2, p3, k8, p2, k6, p2, k8, p3, k2

Row 4: p2, k3, p8, k2, p6, k2, p8, k3, p2

BO in pattern

 

Chart #6

 

Sew together, alternating wide and narrow strips. Weave in ends.

 

Corrections were made in Rows 8, 14, and 20

 

Copyright © October, 2009, April 2012 by Ann V. Gallentine, Clayton KS 67629