Coin Lace and Cable Wrap


The Coin lace and Cable is my mother’s favorite pattern, and I would like to give special thanks to Benne Ferrell for test knitting and charting it with me. The cable is a 6 stitch cable, crossed every 8th row. The coin lace, twisted every 4th row, has a cable effect without actual cabling; each twist has an eyelet at the center. The coin lace looks like an old Chinese coin, which is how it gets its name. A garter stitch border of 4 stitches edges the wrap.

As of January 11, 2017, pattern now includes directions for a Throw and Cushion, adapted by Lynn Graham and Karen Heimburger.  Click Here for Details.

  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Finished Size  of version pictured on model in oatmeal: 36, 43 cm (14, 17″) wide x 178 cm (70″) long, after blocking.
  • Materials  for version pictured on model in oatmeal: approximately 1092 (1638) yards of sport weight yarn (24-26 stitches/4″) held double throughout.


  • Finished Size of version shown on dress form in off-white: 45 cm (18″) wide by 152 cm (60″) long after blocking.
  • Materials  for version shown in off-white: 1532 m (1670 yards) of DK weight (21-23 st/4″) yarn held double throughout or 766 m (835 yards) of chunky weight 15-16 sts to 4″/ 10 cm) yarn held single throughout.