This simple but very effective wrap is worked in easy garter stitch, with short rows to form the gentle curve.
My wrap is worked in 8ply yarn but this pattern would suit almost any type and thickness of yarn. The width and length can easily be altered to suit you.
Width: 40cm (16 ins) Length (at longest edge): 200cm (78¾ ins)
Yarn required: Panda Soufflé 8ply, 50g balls@125m. 5 balls 1st Contrast Colour. 3 balls 2nd Contrast Colour.
Needles required: A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles. Wool needle for sewing in ends.
Tension: 21 sts and 43 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over garter st, using 4.00mm needles. Tension is not crucial for this project.
Pattern rating: Beginner.
Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.
- PDF knitting pattern
- 8ply wrap/shawl
- 40cm (16 ins) wide and 200cm (78¾ ins) long
- Beginner pattern rating
Materials you need at home:
- Yarn required Panda Soufflé 8ply, 50g balls@125m., 5 balls 1st Contrast Colour., 3 balls 2nd Contrast Colour.
- Needles required A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles.
- Wool needle for sewing in ends.
I have been addicted to knitting for over 35 years (I started very young!) and I love being able to take a ball of yarn and a pair of needles and make something gorgeous and individual yet practical.
As a child I designed and knitted clothes for my toy elephants (elephants are my other obsession), during high school I knitted baby clothes and sold them at local craft markets then during my university days I knitted for a local yarn shop. While knitting was my passion, at that stage I never thought of making it my career.
After spending 10 years in the medical profession I came across a job ad for a knitting pattern design writer and suddenly I realised it was possible to combine my passion with my work. I was lucky enough to get that job and I have been working as a pattern writer, pattern designer and proofreader ever since.
As well as creating my own designs, I continue to work for yarn companies in Australia and overseas.
Along with my love of knitting, I hold Diplomas in both Comprehensive Writing and Professional Book Editing, Proofreading and Publishing.
I love what I do and I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.