Herring Cove Wrap by Allison Griffith
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Herring Cove Wrap

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
14 sts of Cable B chart = 2.5" wide; 49 sts of Cable C chart = 8.5" wide; 28 rows = 4"
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2420 yards (2213 m)
27" wide and 77" long, not including fringe

The Herring Cove Wrap is a thickly cabled oversized shawl inspired by crisp fall air and chilly ferry rides. This wrap is both functional and fashionable: its large size will shut out autumn winds, but the striking cables elevate it from a simple oversized scarf to an elegant accessory suitable for a night out. Although the cables will require your attention, the wrap’s construction is simple—a basic rectangle, knitted flat from one short end to the other, with optional fringe.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 27” wide and 77” long, not including fringe.

Yarn Shibui Knits Drift (85% extra fine Merino, 15% cashmere; 110 yd / 1.75 oz): #2022 mineral, 22 skeins.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; cable needle; tapestry needle; size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook.

Gauge 14 sts of Cable B chart = 2.5” wide; 49 sts of Cable C chart = 8.5” wide; 28 rows = 4”.

Notes This wrap is worked back and forth in rows.