Bhakti by Nidhi Kansal


July 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 twisted rib
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1150 - 1260 yards (1052 - 1152 m)
Length between tips: 90” (228cm), depth: 20” (50cm).
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Bhakti means devotion. Also the name of a friend, who is very special to me.

This wrap follows a simple asymmetric construction with twisted rib stitches throughout the pattern. 1x1 rib is worked halfway through the wrap and then changes to 2x1 rib along with colour and textural patterns. While there are different stitch patterns used in the 6 sections, they are repetitive in nature throughout the section. Only the placements of the stitches vary so as to form the design shape or element in the pattern.
There are 3 colours used in the sample, feel free to use more or just work it in one colour - as a lovely tester said, “to show off the intricate stitches and changing patterns.

Finished Measurements: Length between tips: 90” (228cm), depth: 20” (50cm).

Yarn: 475yds (434m) of C1 (blue), 410yds (375m) of C2 (grey) and 374yds (342m) of C3 (olive) in fingering weight.

Yarns used in sample are 3 skeins of The Plucky Knitter Solo (80% Merino, 20% Silk, 434m, 115g).
435 yds (397m) in Boots & Faded Jeans (blue), 373yds (341m) in On The Rocks (grey) and 340yds (310m) in Fiona (olive).

Needles: US size 4 (3.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 30 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10cm) in 1x1 twisted rib after blocking.
29 sts and 34 rows = 4” (10cm) in 2x1 twisted rib after blocking.

Notions: 2 cable needles, 10 stitch markers