Tasting Menu by Stephanie Lotven

Tasting Menu

November 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1206 yards (1103 m)
One Size
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This wrap was inspired by my appetite for color. When I am faced with a wall of yarn, I rarely have the ability to reign in my hunger. I want everything! On more than one occasion, I have left a yarn shop with my arms full of mini skeins, because I just couldn’t commit to one color (or even two), but I never know what to knit once I have all my minis. The Tasting Menu wrap was designed to solve this mini (tee hee) conundrum. Get a little taste of a whole lot of delicious yarn and make one satisfying knit.

This wrap is a trapezoid, making it easy to wear and style. This wrap was designed to create three color fades for a dramatic finished garment, and genuine color play. The pattern includes detailed instructions for making your color selections, putting your yarn in order, and creating a colorful wrap that is just right for you. With stretches of garter stitch, lovely stockinette, fun tiny bobbles, and a touch of lace, this pattern is seamless and fun to knit. BONUS: The Tasting Menu is a PERFECT stash buster for all those leftover bits and bobs you have hiding in your stash.

Looking for a yummy, ready-made kit? You can get your Tasting Menu kit from LOLODIDIT.


You will need NINE mini skeins & ONE full skein of yarn for this project.

For my wrap, I used
Lolodidit Loriginal & Lil Lolo Loriginal
(85% extra fine superwash Merino, 15% Nylon)

COLOR 1 : 52 yards / 48 meters
COLOR 2 : 82 yards / 75 meters
COLOR 3 : 122 yards / 112 meters
COLOR 4 : 98 yards / 90 meters
COLOR 5 : 106 yards / 97 meters
COLOR 6 : 108 yards / 99 meters
COLOR 7 : 88 yards / 80 meters
COLOR 8 : 90 yards / 82 meters
COLOR 9 : 80 yards / 73 meters
COOR 10 : 380 yards / 348 meters

NOTE ON YARDAGES: These yardage requirements include a 15% security. However, when working with mini skeins, 15% is often a very small amount. In order to maximize your yardage, be sure to CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Changes in gauge WILL result in changes in yardage.

Wingspan (UPPER Edge): 88 inches / 223.5cm
Wingspan (LOWER Edge): 48 inches / 122cm
Depth: 18.5 inches / 47cm

US 6 (4MM) 32-inch (80CM) circular needles or as required to meet gauge

18 sts & 36 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in GARTER stitch knit flat AFTER BLOCKING

4 stitch markers & tapestry needle

Knitting flat, garter tab cast on, basic lace knitting

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