The Julia Olivera Wrap by Robin Hunter

The Julia Olivera Wrap

September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Bar Stitch Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
One size based on weight of yarn used
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Finished Measurements - 17 inches (43 cm) long from bottom at centre point to top edge,
60 inches (152.5 cm) wide across top edge after blocking.
This triangle wrap is worked with a top down construction technique. It uses an extra set of increases at one edge to create its asymmetrical shape. The stitch patterns are reversible. Both stitch patterns are created with knits and purls. The stitch patterns are charted only to assist the knitter in working shaping and the stitch patterns at the same time. The textural stitches work equally well with self-striping and solid yarn colours. Gauge is not critical for this pattern, but the yarn weight and needle size used will affect the finished measurements. Charts use non-standard symbols to simplify the knitting by eliminating the need to mentally reverse stitches. The charts do not create a visual of the stitch pattern. Wrong side rows are indicated with a background colour and are read from left to right.

19 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) over Garter Bar Stitch Pattern using #6 US (4 mm) needle after blocking.

1 ball of Zauberball 100, 437 yds (400 m) to 100 grams, 100% Merino wool, in colour 1699.


6 US (4 mm) circular, 32 inch (80 cm) length.

Optional # 8 US (5 mm) needle for the initial cast on and cast off edges.

Tapestry needle.
Stitch markers.
Safety pins.
Blocking tools.