Nakarra Wrap by Ambah O'Brien

Nakarra Wrap

September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in mosaic st pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1500 - 1530 yards (1372 - 1399 m)
one size, easily adjustable
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Nakarra refers to the story of the Seven sisters, the Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime legend of how the Pleiades constellation came to be. Nakarra is also a nod to the lovely Seven Sisters Arts yarn I used in my sample. Nakarra is a bias knit Wrap/Scarf, featuring a rhythmic chevron motif, worked in mosaic stitch. Working a single colour per row, mosiac knitting is a fun adventure in colour work, with dramatic results. Nakarra will work beautifully with gradient yarn as shown, or with 2 contrasting colours.

Nakarra is a part of the Chroma Collection; a series of nine shawl patterns, all featuring gradient yarns.

Top Edge: 83”/210cm Width: 14.5”/ 37cm
Measurements taken after blocking.

Fingering Weight / 4-ply
MC: 768yds/ 703m
CC either 768yds/ 703m or 6 colour gradient set, each skein consisting of 128yds/ 117m. Colours in gradient set will be referred to as CC1 through CC6.

Sample knit with:
Seven Sisters Arts; Meridian, ( 75% superwash merino, 25 % nylon, 463 yd / 423 m per 100 grams.)
Citron and Transition Metals tonal shift gradient set.

US 4 / 3.5mm

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