Don’t Wait Up convertible wrap pattern

$7.00

Inspired by the rich colors of 1960’s fashion and fabrics such as brocade and tapestry, this versatile garment can be worn as a scarf, shawl, cape, or poncho. The simple sequence repeat combines with long color shifts in the yarn to create a complex effect in an easy knit.

The yarn is from Green Mountain Spinnery, a cooperatively-owned woolen mill in Putney, Vermont. We love their woolen-spun yarns for projects that provide warmth without weight.

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Description

Size
78 inches (198 cm) long by 26 inches (66 cm) wide, after blocking.

Yarn
Option A (shown): Green Mountain Spinnery Ragg-Time in 3 colors and Mewesic in 2 colors. Sample shown in GMS Ragg-Time Thelonius, Coltrane, and Waller, with Mewesic Green Eyed Lady and Purple Haze.

Option B: Green Mountain Spinnery Ragg-Time in 4 colors, such as Joplin, Waller, Bessie, Dizzy.

Choose woolen-spun DK weight yarns that have a long color repeat, and colors that contrast so that the stripes are visible.

Tools Required

  • US 8 (5 mm) knitting needles, in configuration for working flat.
  • 1 stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle.
  • Blocking wires and pins.
  • 8 – 12 toggle buttons.
  • Embroidery floss or thread for sewing buttons.

Gauge
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in pattern sequence, after blocking.

Techniques
German twisted cast-on
Sequence knitting
Yarnover bind-off

Links to videos for each technique are included in the pattern, along with detailed instructions.

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