Sunday, July 1, 2012

Cast The Net Wrap

Wrap yourself in the coziness that is kidsilk haze, a gorgeous blend of mohair and silk.

The wrap was inspired by the visual I had of a fisherman standing in his boat preparing to cast his net into the sea. It is a loosely knit stockinette stitch which creates the mesh look.

Size: 20" x 66"

Yarn: Rowan Kidsilk Haze 581 Meadow 3 balls

Supplies: #10 US/6mm circular needle, #6 US/4mm circular needle

Gauge: Is not critical

Glossary:

K - knit

K2 tog - knit two stitches together (decrease)

M1 - make one stitch (increase) lift strand between stitches with left needle and knit it

P - purl

Sl 1 - slip one stitch as if to purl

St St - Stockinette Stitch - knit one row, purl next row, repeat

YO 2x - wrap yarn around needle two times



Pattern:

Cast on 160 stitches with larger needle

Note: On the first stitch of every row, slip first stitch as if to purl

Work st st for 5 rows (end on knit)

Work one row of purl with smaller needle

Sl 1 K2 tog across, K1

Purl

With larger needle work 6 rows st st

Drop Stitch Section:

*Sl 1 , YO 2x, K1 across

Sl 1, drop 2 wraps, P1 across

Work 12 rows st st*

Repeat drop stitch section (from * to *) 5 times

Work st st until piece measures 50"

Repeat drop stitch section (from * to *) 4 times

Sl 1, YO 2x, K1 across

Sl 1, drop 2 wraps, P1 across

Work st st for 5 rows

Work one row purl with smaller needle

Sl 1, M1, K1 across

With larger needle work st st for 5 rows

Bind off loosely


1 comment:

  1. That is beautiful. Love the wispy softness. Great job!

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