Hearthstone Wrap by Amanda Hester Smith

Hearthstone Wrap

February 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
455 yards (416 m)
55" x 15"
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The hearth; the heart of the home, the heat source, the meeting place, where work and family come together. The safe place, the happy place, the place of belonging and simplicity. The stories told and food prepared around the hearth are what make a house a home; nothing cozies it up like some knitting. This particular unisex wrap grows slowly but deliberately. It’s both soft and reliable and embodies all the qualities of hearth, heart, and home.

55” 140 cm wingspan by 15” 38 cm depth

Blue Moon Fiber Arts BFL Sport (100% Bluefaced Leicester; 661 yd 604 m per 226g skein);
MC Winter Solstice; 265 yd 241 m
CC Hot Rod Red; 190 yd 173 m

US 7 4.5 mm long circular
US 9 5.5 mm 32” circular

32 stitches and 32 rows = 4” 10 cm in garter st with smaller needles after blocking

Tapestry needle and blocking supplies

Shawl Edging
Using CC, smaller needles, and beginning at the cast on corner, pick up & knit 107 sts along the slipped st side, picking up under 3 strands. Knit across live sts on needle. 217 sts total.

Knit 3 rows even.

Change to larger needles and work Lace Edge Chart.
(see photos for chart)

Rows 1, 3, 5, and 7 (RS): K2tog, ssk, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, sl2-k1-p2sso, repeat from to last 11 sts, ssk, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, ssk.
Rows 2, 4, 6, and 8: Purl.