Garnet Wrap by Cheryl Toy

Garnet Wrap

September 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1768 yards (1617 m)
76.75” long and 30.5” wide
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The Garnet Wrap was inspired by the Celtic moorland, where moist turf and leaden skies brew dense, earthy fog. This lush rectangular wrap juxtaposes a deeply etched Celtic braid with simple fields of stockinette stitch. Classic ribbing touched with eyelets provides a strong yet elegant edge. This wrap is generously sized for maximum coziness and doubles as a beautiful throw.


DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE 76.75” long and 30.5” wide.

YARN Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran Tweed (85% wool, 10% silk, 5% cashmere; 104 yd
 / 1.75 oz): #124 jewel, 17 balls. Yarn distributed by Kingfisher Yarn & Fibre.

NEEDLES Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32″ circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; cable needle; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 18 sts and 24 rows = 4″ in St st; Chart B = 6.5” wide.

NOTES This wrap is worked flat from side to side. An I-cord edge is worked concurrently with shawl body. The eyelet/ribbed edge is added after picking up edge stitches.