Riveras to Remember by Kelly Spenhoff

Riveras to Remember

October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 17 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1219 - 1400 yards (1115 - 1280 m)
One size
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This wrap is inspired by the Disney•Pixar movie Coco. Each color/stitch pattern corresponds to one aspect of the movie.

The orange section at either end of the wrap has a subtle texture representing the flower petals that make up the bridge to the land of the dead.

The white speckled section is filled with lacy skulls to represent everyone Miguel meets in the land of the dead.

The black and colorful section has a feather and fan pattern reminiscent of the beautiful scenery and arching architecture of the land of the dead. I just love the details in the land of the dead. Have you noticed all the hidden skull shapes?

This fingering weight wrap is nice and wide, but also fine enough to wear around your neck as a scarf.

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Sizes: one size

Finished measurements: 61 in (155 cm) long, 20.5 in (52 cm) wide
Skills required: brioche stitch, kitchener stitch

Gauge: 13 sts and 17 rows in a 2 in (5 cm) square in stockinette st with gauge needle and Color A


Yarn: Fingering weight, Color A (orange): 400 yd, Color B (black): 462 yd, Color C (white): 357 yd. All yarns used in sample are by Knit Picks. Color A: 2 skeins Alpaca Cloud Fingering in Harriet (100% Superfine Alpaca; 200 yd/ 50 g), Color B: 1 skein Stroll Hand Painted in Red Wing Blackbird (75% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 462 yd/ 100 g), Color C: 1 skein Hawthorne Speckle Hand Paint in Jupiter Speckle (80% Superwash Fine Highland Wool, 20% Nylon; 357 yd/ 100 g)

Needles: US 4 24 in circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge, US 2 24 in circular needle or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle

Notions: 2 stitch markers, yarn needle, stitch holder or waste yarn