Laurent by Julie Hoover

Laurent

Knitting
January 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Laurent Pattern using Needle A (Version I), after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
650 - 750 yards (594 - 686 m)
Version I (Scarf): 9" wide; 81" long and Version II (Wrap): 11" wide; 70" long
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Wrap yourself in bold sweeping cables with this modern accessory in the softest, warmest baby yak yarn from mYak.
The pattern includes two options: Version I (scarf) is narrower and longer in a worsted weight yarn, Version II (wrap) is wider and slightly shorter in a bulky weight yarn.

Construction
The scarf/wrap is worked flat in one piece, from end to end.
The Laurent Pattern can be worked from either written directions or chart.

Sizes
Version I (Scarf): 9” / 22.75 cm width; 81” / 205.75 cm length
Version II (Wrap): 11” / 28 cm width; 70” / 177.75 cm length

Yarn Version I
mYak Baby Yak Medium
100% baby yak
125 yards / 117 meters per 50 g skein

6 skeins
Approximately 750 yards / 686 m

Yarn Version II
mYak Baby Yak Chunky
100% baby yak
65 yards / 58 meters per 50 g skein

10 skeins
Approximately 650 yards / 594 m

Samples shown in colors Tibetan Sky (Version I) and Chocolate (Version II)

Gauge Version I
24 stitches & 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Laurent Pattern using Needle A, after blocking

Gauge Version II
19½ stitches & 19½ rows = 4” / 10 cm in Laurent Pattern using Needle A, after blocking

Needle A Version I
One pair of straight needles or one 24” / 60 cm circular needle
US 8 / 5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle A Version II
One pair of straight needles or one 24” / 60 cm circular needle
US 10.5 / 6.5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B Version I (for Ribbing)
One pair of straight needles or one 24” / 60 cm circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
US 6 / 4 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B Version II (for Ribbing)
One pair of straight needles or one 24” / 60 cm circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
US 9 / 5.5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Other Materials
Cable Needle (CN), blunt tapestry needle, blocking wires & T-pins (optional but recommended)

Skill Level
3 of 5