Harewood Hap by Bristol Ivy
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Harewood Hap

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1238 yards (1132 m)
One size

The Book of Haps is now available.

Harewood Hap
Named after one of the traditional woods used in parquet and inlay flooring, this striking hap combines two very different yarns with the intarsia technique. The inherent push and pull of the chevrons slowly shift the stitch columns in unexpected directions, creating a truly dramatic fabric. The hap’s surface design belies the inherent simplicity of its shape and construction - a straightforward and infinitely wearable lengthwise rectangle.

Yarns
Yarn A Fyberspates Vivacious 4 ply (4 ply/fingering weight; 100% superwash merino; 365m / 399yds; 100g skeins)
Dove Stone (612); 2 x 100g skeins
Yarn B Shilasdair Luxury (4 ply/fingering weight; 40% angora, 40% merino, 10% camel, 10% alpaca; 201m / 220yds; 50g skeins)
Rowan Berry (H); 2 x 50g skeins

Size
Width 48cm / 19in
Length 154.5cm / 60¾in long, after washing and blocking

Needle and notions
1 set 3.5mm (UK 10-9 / US 4) circular needles, 100cm / 40in long
Stitch markers (13 x-markers for chevron placement, 8 y-markers for intarsia placement)

Gauge
18½ sts and 33 rows to 10cm / 4in over st st, after washing and blocking
58 sts to 21.5cm / 8½in over chevron pattern (measured perpendicular to increase and decrease columns), after washing and blocking
26 rows to 11cm / 4¼in over chevron pattern (measured parallel to increase and decrease columns), after washing and blocking
Garter st border is 2cm / ¾in deep, after washing and blocking

Special techniques
Here’s a video tutorial to assist you with the intarsia used in this hap: Harewood Hap Intarsia

This pattern is currently only available as part of The Book of Haps