Opera Wrap by Elzbieta Torenc

Opera Wrap

Knitting
April 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
840 yards (768 m)
68" wide and 16.25" tall at center
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A gorgeous use for a special variegated skein of yarn, this knitted wrap pattern features a panel of simple diamond-motif lace and lots of stockinette so as not to overwhelm the color changes in the yarn. The simple shaping allows it to fit nicely across your shoulders.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 68” wide and 16.25” tall at center.

Yarn Malabrigo Mechita (100% superwash merino wool; 420 yd / 3.5 oz): musas, 2 skeins.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 40” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; waste yarn for provisional CO; size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 38 rows = 4” in St st.

Notes This shawl is worked back and forth in rows from the top down.