Backbarrier Wrap by Neisha Abdulla

Backbarrier Wrap

June 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1080 yards (988 m)
12½" wide and 62" long.
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Will soon be available as a Raverly download

The Backbarrier Wrap has a scaly appearance because of the V-like cable pattern across the fabric. This wrap is worked in two mirror-image halves, and the pieces are grafted together seamlessly in the center.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 12½“ wide and 62” long.

Yarn Lorna’s Laces Sportmate (70% superwash Merino, 30% Outlast viscose; 270 yd 247 m/3½ oz 100 g): #308 Huron, 4 hanks.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 29 sts and 37 rows = 4” in charted patt.


  • This wrap consists of two mirror-image halves, each worked from one short end inwards to the center, then the pieces are joined by grafting the stitches together in pattern.