River Wrap by Julie Weisenberger

River Wrap

Knitting
January 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in 2 x 2 rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
780 yards (713 m)
one size
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This pattern is available from cocoknits.com for $6.00.

This long, asymmetrical wrap starts at the wide end and is worked upward, ever decreasing on its way. I felt as though I were knitting a river that narrowed and narrowed until it was finally a trickle at the end. The ribbed cables mean the wrap is reversible and won’t curl.

This long, asymmetrical wrap starts at the wide end and is worked upward, ever decreasing on its way. I felt as though I were knitting a river that narrowed and narrowed until it was finally a trickle at the end. The ribbed cables mean the wrap is reversible and won’t curl.

Note: This pattern also includes a row-by-row worksheet for working the cabled pattern.

Sizes
One size.

Finished Measurements

Approximately 60”/52 cm long
Width at bottom approximately 16”/40 cm decreasing to 2”/5 cm wide

Materials
Yarn Options
2 skeins A Verb For Keeping Warm Dress Circle. (70% US Merino wool / 30% Mulberry Silk. 390 yards / 100 g per skein; sample knitted with color Adoration.

Needles
US 6/4 mm
Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions
Cable Needle (CN)
8 stitch markers; 2 any color, 1 each red, green, orange, blue, violet, yellow to coordinate with worksheet.
Row Counter (or paper/pencil to mark off rows)

Gauge
24 st and 32 rows in 4”/10 cm over 2×2 rib. Cables will contract this gauge.