Julie's Wrap by Joji Locatelli

Julie's Wrap

Knitting
December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1320 yards (1207 m)
One size: 69½“ [176 cm] long and 20” [50 cm] wide, after blocking.
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I began my journey as a knitwear designer many years ago… And sometimes it was a very lonely job. But somehow along that journey I met a very special friend, Julie, and every since I have felt much more confident and I’ve always had someone to ask for advise and opinion.
A few months ago I was going to travel and I needed a new project to carry with me (something easy but beautiful) and I thought it was the perfect opportunity to create a new design as a tribute to my dear friend, with whom I share most of my tastes.
Therefore, Julie’s wrap is based on Julie’s favorite elements, which happen to be my favorite elements too!
This is a very simple design, with a rectangular body featuring an ocean of garter stitch, a lot of twisted ribbing and of course: a bobble edge. The most important thing: It’s super elegant and warm at the same time.
I love you dear Julie, I hope this design makes you proud!
You can find Julie as @evieandlily everywhere.

Julie’s Wrap también está disponible en Español

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
69½“ 176 cm long and 20” 50 cm wide, after blocking.

MATERIALS
3.15 skeins of Tosh Merino Light by Madelinetosh (100% superwash merino; 420 yards 3844 m/100g) or approx. 1320 yards (1206 m) of fingering weight yarn. The sample was made using colorway Scratched Record.
Needles: US 6 (4 mm) needles, 24” and 40” long (shorter ones for the body of the shawl, longer ones for the border).
Other notions: 10 st markers, tapestry needle, blocking pins or wires.

GAUGE
22 sts and 36 rows in garter st on US 6 (4 mm) needles, after blocking.

CONSTRUCTION NOTES
This shawl is worked in 2 stages. The first section of the shawl is a simple rectangle in garter stitch worked flat. When you finish this section you must pick up sts all around it and work the edge piece in the round in twisted ribbing.