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Falling Leaves Wrap

Knitting
November 2008
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
640 yards (585 m)
This pattern is available for free.

This rectangular wrap is just the thing for a cool summer evening or to take the chill off in an over-air-conditioned restaurant or office. The original was knit in a merino yarn which is soft and lightweight. It’s sproingy, wonderful to knit with and blocks beautifully. Gauge isn’t critical because the wrap can be blocked to your desired dimensions. The pattern can easily be changed to accommodate different yarn weights by adjusting the size of the knitting needles used and by working fewer or more pattern repeats horizontally and vertically. The 16 row pattern isn’t daunting. After you’ve completed a 16 row pattern, you should be able to visualize what the stitches on each row are “doing” and you can easily find your place should you lose your row count.

Approximately 24”wide x 66” long (60 cm x 170 cm) after blocking.

Yarn: 2 skeins Colinette Jitterbug (640 yards) (585.2 meters) or any merino wool that you love the feel of.

Needles: U.S. size 6 (4 mm.)