Hippolyta's Cover-up by Lena Zharichenko
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Hippolyta's Cover-up

Knitting
May 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 9 - 5.5 mm
760 - 950 yards (695 - 869 m)
49.25 (55.5, 58.25, 63.5, 67.5, 73.25, 79.5)" wide and 30" long

For summer breezes near the water’s edge / This graceful garment beckons to be seen / Quick to make and filled with youthful whimsy / A sultry steward of sweet immortal dreams

Sheer, playful, and practical, Hippolyta’s Cover-up is made for long days at the beach or by the pool. Breathable and resilient silk and linen fibers give this whimsical wrap drape and grace. Worked in a rectangle with a simple drop-stitch technique, this wrap will fly off your needles in time for the first day of summer.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 49.25 (55.5, 58.25, 63.5, 67.5, 73.25, 79.5)” wide and 30” long. Cover-up shown measures 58.25”; modeled on a 32” bust.

Yarn Shibui Knits Twig (46% linen, 42% recycled silk, 12% wool): poppy, 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins.

Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Stitch holders; cable needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge 14 sts and 20 rows = 4” in St st.