Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Let's get ready for spring! A Transitional Wrap

Are you sick of winter yet? Knit up this yummy wrap and say goodbye to winter!

Finished size 26 x 60 inches

4 skeins Tilli Tomas Elsie 50gm/135yds
4 skeins of Tilli Tomas Soft Silk 50 gms/135 yds
2 skeins of Tilli Tomas Silky Fur 50gms/80 yds
US 7 straight needles
US 9 straight needles
Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows over 4” sts st

Cable stitch pattern CF3
Place 3 sts on cable needle, holding in front of work, Knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then 3 sts from cable needle.

With Elsie and size 7US needles, cast on 80 sts.
Work 4 knit rows slipping the first st.
Row 1 s1, p12, *k6, p6 * 4 times, k6, p13.
Row 2 sl, k12, *p6, k6* 4 times, p6, k13.
Row 3 s1, p12, *CF3, p6* 4 times, CF3, p13.
Row 4, 6, 8, 12, 14 repeat Row 2
Row 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 repeat Row 1
Row 10 s1, k12, *p6, CF3* 4 times, p6, k13.
Work 14 row repeat pattern until work is desired length ending with 4 knit rows.

Bind off loosely.

With Soft Silk and size 7 needle pick up 2 sts to the inch along the long edge. Next row change to size 9 needle and Silky Fur. Work in garter st for 1.5 inches Bind off loosely.
Block and lay flat to dry.

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