Mondrian Throw

Mondrian Throw
Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Throw Knitting Pattern

The throw was inspired by one of the paintings of Piet Mondrian.

Size: 195 cm (77") x 163 cm (64")

Materials:
Lion Wool aran weight yarn 158 yards (144 meters) / 85 grams
(A) Ranch Red - 10 balls
(B) Winter White - 9 balls
(C) Ebony - 4 balls
(D) Midnight Blue - 2 balls
(E) Goldenrod - 1 ball
 
Needles: size 8 (5 mm) needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

Gauge: 13 st x 32 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Pattern:

Garter Stitch
all rows - knit sts

Directions:

Part One
With yarn A cast on 154 sts and knit garter stitch for 374 rows. Leave stitches on the circular needle.

Part Two
With yarn C pick up 180 stitches along the left side of the first part and knit garter stitch for 10 rows.
From row 11 continue to work as follows: 49 sts with yarn B, 8 sts with yarn C, 123 sts with yarn B. Work garter stitch for 108 rows using intarsia technique. Leave all the stitches on another circular needle.

Part Three
With yarn C pick up 58 sts along the short edge of part 2 and transfer all the stitches of the part 1 to the same needle and knit garter stitch for 10 rows.
From row 11 continue to work as follows: 55 sts with yarn D, 5 sts with yarn C, 117 sts with yarn B, 5 sts with yarn C and 30 sts with yarn B. Work garter stitch for 52 rows using intarsia technique.
From row 63 continue to work as follows: 55 sts with yarn D, 5 sts with yarn C, 117 sts with yarn B, 35 sts with yarn C. Work garter stitch for 10 rows using intarsia technique.
From row 73 continue to work as follows: 55 sts with yarn D, 5 sts with yarn C, 117 sts with yarn B, 5 sts with yarn C and 30 sts with yarn E. Work garter stitch for 66 rows using intarsia technique.
From row 139 with yarn C knit garter stitch for 10 rows. Cast off.

Finishing
With yarn C pick up 212 sts at the other short edge of the throw and knit garter stitch for 10 rows. Cast off.
With yarn C pick up 256 sts at the long edges of the throw and knit garter stitch for 10 rows. Cast off.
Block the throw.