Imperial topaz wrap by Andrea Cretu

Imperial topaz wrap

Crochet
November 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
1094 yards (1000 m)
170 cm x 40 cm or 67" x 16"
both US and UK
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A simple and elegant wrap made with gradient yarn and an easy Tunisian crochet pattern that is perfect for beginners.

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The first in the Gemstones collection, the Imperial topaz wrap takes its name from one of the rarest and most gorgeous gemstones, with a flurry of shades, from deep brick red, all the way to bright, light orange.

This Tunisian crochet pattern for beginners features rows of eyelets, separated by rows of simple stitches, reminding of the stacked facets of cushion-cut Imperial topaz gems. It is made from only one cake of yarn, all 1000 meters of it.

Skill level
Beginner – you will learn how to make Tunisian simple stitches, yarn-overs (eyelets) and two Tunisian simple stitches together (decreases). Follow the videos if you are not familiar with these stitches.

Finished size
If you use the recommended yarn, you will get a wrap that is about 170 cm or 67″ in length (not including the tassels) and 40 cm or 16″ in width.

Notions

  • Yarn: one cake of Hobbii Twirls Deluxe, 100% cotton, 1000 meters per 250g; sample made in colorway Koi Diamond;
  • Hook: Tunisian crochet hook – long hook or hook with a cable – 5.5 mm;
  • Scissors and tapestry needle for binding off.

Video tutorial
There is are video tutorials for the swatches and the binding off, for both right-handed and left-handed crocheters.