Monday, March 29, 2010

Drop Stitch Wrap

Another great wrap for spring and summer! Easy drop stitches makes this wrap easy and quick!

SIZE: One Size
32 x 60 in. (81.5 x 152.5 cm)

•860-153 Lion Brand Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Black 4 Balls
•Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
•Stitch Markers
•Large-Eye Blunt Needle
•Additional Materials- 1 button, 1 in. (25 mm) diameter

16 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECKYOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Cast on 63 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 60 in. (152.5 cm) from beginning, end with a WS row.
Drop-Stitch Row: Bind-off 6 sts, drop next 3 sts from left needle, *(loop yarn around right needle and bind off as if it were a st) 3 times, k3, drop 3 sts from left needle; repeat from * to last 6 sts, *(loop yarn around right needle and bind off) 3 times, k6. Unravel dropped sts back to cast on edge.
Bind off.

Collar Mark center point along one long side of Wrap. Place markers 20 in. (51 m) from each side of center point. From RS, pick up and k 65 sts evenly spaced between markers. Work in St st for 9 in. (23 cm). Bind off. Weave in ends.

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