Nakarra Wrap by Ambah O'Brien
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Nakarra Wrap

September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in mosaic st pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1500 - 1530 yards (1372 - 1399 m)
one size, easily adjustable
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Nakarra refers to the story of the Seven sisters, the Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime legend of how the Pleiades constellation came to be. Nakarra is also a nod to the lovely Seven Sisters Arts yarn I used in my sample. Nakarra is a bias knit Wrap/Scarf, featuring a rhythmic chevron motif, worked in mosaic stitch. Working a single colour per row, mosiac knitting is a fun adventure in colour work, with dramatic results. Nakarra will work beautifully with gradient yarn as shown, or with 2 contrasting colours.
Nakarra is the 7th pattern of the Chroma Collection 2016.


Eight designs to be released from November 2015 throughout 2016. Each Shawl Pattern in the Collection is designed to accommodate your personality, with options to work with gradient yarns and solid colours too. Patterns are available individually as released and as an eBook, with a new design added each two months through 2016.

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Top Edge: 83”/210cm Width: 14.5”/ 37cm
Measurements taken after blocking.

Fingering Weight / 4-ply
MC: 768yds/ 703m
CC either 768yds/ 703m or 6 colour gradient set, each skein consisting of 128yds/ 117m. Colours in gradient set will be referred to as CC1 through CC6.

Sample knit with:
Seven Sisters Arts; Meridian, ( 75% superwash merino, 25 % nylon, 463 yd / 423 m per 100 grams.)
Citron and Transition Metals tonal shift gradient set.

US 4 / 3.5mm

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