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This chic wrap uses clever shaping to create a lovely draped silhouette. Whether it’s wrapped loose or tight, this garment is sure to show off your most flattering assets.
SIZING: 40 (43, 51)” approx. chest circumference
YARN: DK weight
YARDAGE: 932 (1165, 1398) m/ 1020 (1275, 1530) y
DESIGNER: Kristin Spurkland
GAUGE: 22 sts & 30 rows = 4 inches/ 10 cm in St st
NOTES: Each size can accommodate a range of bust sizes by pinning the wrap tighter or looser around the body.
Pattern uses 6 mm/ US 6 needles.
Pattern skill level: Beginning to Intermediate (as determined by the Craft Yarn Council of America).
(revision in italics)
With size 6 needles CO 101
(116, 131) sts.
Work Border pattern for 6 rows.
Starting with a purl row, and keeping 1st 6 sts and last 6 sts in Border pattern as established, work 4” in St st, ending after a WS row.
Next row: Keeping 1st 6 sts and last 6 sts in Border pattern
as established, increase 1 st each end this row and every
following 8th row 5 times total — 111 (126, 141) sts.
The first printing of the pattern (those printed before 2010) contains the following error:
The cast on numbers for the front panel should be as follows:
With size 6 needles CO 66 (76, 81) sts.
Work Border Pattern for 6 rows.