Ida Mae by pamela wynne

Ida Mae

September 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2180 yards (1993 m)
One Size: 26” x 72” / 66 x 183cm
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In this oversized wrap, panels of stranded colorwork make gradual transitions between long color runs, creating an ombre effect. The wrap is knit in the round, with a machine–reinforced steek; after the steek is cut, stitches are picked up around the edges for the ombre–stripe border.

Required Yarn & Notions:
2 hanks Herriot in each of the following:
C1: color #02 Heartwood
C2: color #05 Walnut
C3: color #08 Sycamore
C4: color #06 River Birch
C5: color #09 Travertine

US size 6 (6mm) 24” / 40cm circular needle.
US size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle of at least 47” / 120cm,
or one size smaller than main needle
Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, sewing machine, brown sewing thread, scrap fabric for testing sewing machine stitch