Running Railroads Wrap by Anastacia Zittel

Running Railroads Wrap

October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
in double crochet
5.0 mm (H)
200 - 600 yards (183 - 549 m)
two styles are available and either can be made any size
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Running Railroads Wrap pattern is a bottom up wrap design. There are two different styles: a more traditional, triangle shaped wrap, or a long, skinny, scarf style. Both styles are started at the bottom, and each row is increased - the difference in increase rates makes the difference in the two styles. Either style can be made any size, using any gauge, though I recommend using at least a DK weight yarn.

Pattern is rated easy, and uses mainly double crochet stitches.

o 2-4 skeins Knit Picks Wool of the Andes, 100% wool, 110 yds/101 meters per 3.5 oz/100 gr skein for the triangle shawl (pink version shown below)


o 1-2 skeins of Caron’s Simply Soft Solids, 100% acrylic, 315 yds/388 meters per 6 oz/170 gr skein for the wrap (blue version shown above)
o Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook

o Triangle measures 12” by 56” (pink version)
o Wrap measures 9.25” by 90” (blue version)

There is a matching hat pattern also available for sale separately.

Thank you to my testers, laurie2011, analea, knotalot, NZCarms, vwoman87, honeystalks, Tinochka7, and Lisamarie9456, and to pixie56 for coming up with the great name!