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Cable Afghan Knitting Patterns

by | Nov 28, 2015 | Afghans, Decor, Featured

Cable Afghan Knitting Patterns - most free patterns for throws and afghans with cable stitches

Knitting patterns for afghans, blankets and throws with designs made from cables or Aran patterns. Several of the patterns are design for super bulky yarn or several strands of yarn knit together to make quick knit projects.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Braided Cables Throw

Braided Cables Throw

I’m knitting this right now! This blanket knitted in Bernat Maker Home Dec features three different kinds of cable braids so you never get bored. Quick knit in bulky yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Yggdrasil Afghan

Yggdrasil Afghan

Inspired by the World Tree of Norse Mythology, Lisa Jacobs’ design features a central grove of four trees that grows into braided and leaf lace patterned borders. Three sizes: baby blanket, afghan, and large counterpane bedspread. This is one of 4 patterns in a free ebook download. You may need to enter your email address to download. Pictured project by inthewoods

Free Knitting Pattern for Schuyler Afghan

Schuyler Afghan

This throw from Berroco features asymmetric cables on a twisted rib background. Approximately 42” wide x 60” long.

 

Free Knitting Pattern for Four Color Cable Afghan

Four Color Cable Afghan

This blanket features a cable pattern and moss stitch in four color sections.

 

Free Knitting Pattern for Celtic Knot Afghan

Celtic Knot Afghan

Designed by Nicky Epstein, this afghan combines braided and knot cable patterns.  Knit in 3 panels and seamed. Pictured project by knitwisewhite

 

Free Knitting Pattern for Tree of Life Afghan

Tree of Life Afghan

This may look complex but 64 high-rated reviews from knitters praise this pattern. Pattern consists of three repeated panels. About 48 x 58 in. (122 x 147.5 cm)

Free Knitting Pattern for Serenity Blanket

Serenity Blanket

Laura Wilson-Martos designed this a beautiful square baby blanket knit in the round from the center out featuring ambling cables that resemble leaves with touches of lace and a scalloped leaf-lace edging. Size can be adapted. The pictured project is from AlexandriteX

Free knitting pattern for Twisted Taffy Throw & Pillow and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Twisted Taffy Throw & Pillow

Red Heart’s comfy cable afghan knits up quickly because it uses 3 strands of yarn knit together on US 17 size needles. A matching pillow design is included in the pattern. Throw measures 45″ x 56″ (114.5 x 142 cm).

Free knitting pattern for Horseshoe Cable Blanket and cable afghan knitting patterns

Horseshoe Cable Blanket

Designed by Yarnspirations. Approx 54″ x 61″ [137 x 155 cm].

Free knitting pattern for Cushy Smocked Throw and Tea Cozy and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Cushy Smocked Throw and Tea Cozy

Designed by Yarnspirations with matching tea cozy. Throw: Approx 43 x 50 ins [109 x 127 cm].

Free knitting pattern for Cable Knit Throw and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Cable Knit Throw

Red Heart designed this graceful cable and lace design along with timeless textural qualities. Throw measures 43″ x 58″.

Quilt and Cable Blanket

This design by Cambria Washington for Cascade is a deceptively simple pattern with a cable-wrap worked every 16 rows.

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Free Knitting Pattern Butterfly Cabled Afghan

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Butterfly Cabled Blanket

Joan Barnett designed this breathtaking cable afghan for Red Heart with 4 different cable patterns and a Bramble Stitch border.  58 x 66″ (147.5 x 167.5 cm)

Free Knitting Pattern for Britta's Bay Afghan

Brittas Bay Afghan

Modular afghan is knit in pieces with 3 separate cable patterns so it’s a great portable project. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Lion Brand

 

Free knitting pattern for Chunky Aran Cable Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

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Chunky Aran Cable Blanket

By Bernat Design Studio. 50″ (127cm) wide x 55″ (139.6cm) long

Free knitting pattern for Shivaree Throw with cable and double seed stitch in worsted yarn

Shivaree Throw

Berroco designed this throw with braided cables set off with double seed stitch. Approximately 48” wide x 60” long

Free knitting pattern for Pacific Elegance Afghan and more cable blanket knitting patterns

Pacific Elegance Afghan

Kathryn Simon designed this throw for Cascade Yarns that features cables, lace, and bobbles. Size 48″ W x 66″ L

Free knitting pattern for Cushy Cables Knit Blanket and more cable throw knitting patterns

Cushy Cables Knit Blanket

Designed for Bernat, this cable throw knits up fast with super bulky yarn. Approx. 54″ x 60″

Free knitting pattern for Sleeping Beauty Baby Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Sleeping Beauty Baby Blanket

Diana Matthews designed this throw that has a stockinette center surrounded by a cable and lace border. The stockinette center knits up fast and stitches are picked up for the border.30″ x 30″ using worsted weight yarn but adapts to other weights.

Free knitting pattern for Reversible Cable Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

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Reversible Cabled Blanket

Knitculture.com designed this blanket that looks great from any side thanks to a reversible cable pattern. Approximately 33” x 33”. Pictured project is by EveningStarDust

Free knitting pattern for Garden Fantasy Afghan and more cable throw knitting patterns

Garden Fantasy Afghan

Lion Brand’s fantasy throw is created with triangles and blocks of knitting sewn together. The Counterpane blocks use bobbles, cables and lace to create a beautiful texture. The other blocks are knit in stockinette with leaves, vines, and flowers worked separately and sewn on to stockinette blocks.

Free knitting pattern Erin Afghan and more cable throw knitting patterns

Erin Afghan

Lion Brand’s afghan is made of 12 blocks of cable sewn together. Knit with two strands held together. About 54 x 72 in. (137 x 183 cm)

Free knitting pattern Shadow Cable Baby Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Shadow Cable Baby Blanket

Designed by Yarnspirations. Approx 36 ins [91.5 cm] square.

Free knitting pattern for Cable and Checks Afghan and more cable blanket knitting patterns

Cable and Checks Afghan

Designed by Yarnspirations, a matching pillow pattern is included. Approx 35 x 45 ins [89 x 114.5 cm]. Pillow: Approx 8 ins [20 cm] wide

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern Tempting Texture Throw cable afghan

Tempting Texture Throw

Easy afghan featuring braided cables in worsted weight yarn

Big Book of Quick Knit Afghans ebook

Big Book of Quick Knit Afghans ebook

24 afghan knitting patterns,many of them cable afghans including the one on the cover, knit on large needles.

Knitting pattern for Super Chunky Double Cable Throw and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Double Cable Super Chunky Throw

This 49″ x 64″ (approx.) Super Chunky Double Cable Throw Blanket / Rug is knit using multiple strands of yarn to create a modern over-sized blanket or rug.

Last-Minute Afghans

Last Minute Afghans

Made as smaller separate pieces that are joined together later, the knit patterns in Last-Minute Afghans are fun, fast and great for on-the-go knitting. Knit with bulky yarn or two strands of yarn knit together. On sale for only $3.49 at Annie’s. That’s about 58 cents per pattern!

See the other patterns in the book at Annie’s (Click on “More images” under the book cover)

Knitting Pattern Saffron Cables Throw

Saffron Cables Throw

Kathy Zimmerman scales her striking arrangement of cable crossings to the generous proportions of this cozy afghan. 48″ wide and 60″ long, after blocking. Originally part of the Interweave Knits, Fall 2006 collection. Pictured project by surlygirl.

Knitting pattern for Sleepy Owl Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Sleepy Owl Baby Blanket

Designed for Amanda Hatcher, cables form owl motifs in this baby blanket. Size 28” X 28” in super chunky

Reversible Cabled Afghan Knit Pattern

Reversible Cable Afghan

This knitting pattern is unique for cabled afghans because it’s reversible! It looks just as great on either side!  Finished size: 48″ x 58″.

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Recommended yarn also available at the pattern site

Knitting Pattern for Twisty Celtic Aran Afghan and other cable throw knitting patterns

Twisty Celtic Aran Afghan

The pattern contains several traditional Irish knitting motifs – fancy twisted cables, nested hearts, bobbles, and braids. This project is knit in 5 pieces and seamed together at the end for a beautiful bedspread or large throw. Finished dimensions: approximately 50in x 64in

Afghans & Throws

11 Afghans and Throws

This ebook includes knitting patterns for 11 afghans and throws, including the cable masterpiece above, for only $9.95 at Annie’s. That’s about 95 cents per pattern!

See the other 10 patterns in the book at Annie’s (Click on “More images” under the book cover)

Knitting Pattern for Twisted Cable Blanket

Twisted Cable Blanket

Big braided cables framed by knit and purl stitches in super bulky yarn make this a fast heirloom afghan.

Knitting Pattern for Chevron Cable Blanket

Chevron Cable Blanket

Big braided cables framed by knit and purl stitches in super bulky yarn make this a fast heirloom afghan. Approximately 42 x 80 inches. Designer rates the pattern as easy.

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