Chestnut Wrap by Suzann Thompson

Chestnut Wrap

Crochet
June 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in Horse chestnut leaf = 31/2" tall 31/4" wide; 12 sts and 5 sps
4.0 mm (G)
900 - 927 yards (823 - 848 m)
60" wide x 16 1/2" deep
US
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

This crescent-shaped crochet wrap hugs your shoulders while a swath of dangling leaf motifs swirls with every step. The wrap is worked directly to the leafy trim with a join-as-you-go crochet technique, giving the stems a jaunty curve.

FINISHED SIZE About 60” wide and 161/2” deep at center back, including leaf trim.

YARN Plymouth Yarn Encore DK (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 150 yd 136 m/13/4 oz 50 g; ): #0175 jewel gold (MC), 4 skeins. www.plymouthyarn.com Plymouth Yarn Cape Town Collection Johanne (40% wool, 30% mohair, 30% acrylic; 327 yd 297 m/31/2 oz 100 g; ): #16 breeze (CC), 1 skein. www.plymouthyarn.com

HOOK Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle, press cloth.

GAUGE Horse chestnut leaf = 31/2” tall 31/4” wide; 12 sts and 5 sps = 4” in patt and 10 rows = 3” in patt.

For step-by-step tips on crocheting the Chestnut Leaf, please visit here. And for help joining the Chestnut Leaves for the trim, look here.