The Acacia Wrap by Lizelle van den Bergh

The Acacia Wrap

September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
766 - 930 yards (700 - 850 m)
4 Sizes covering a fully Size Inclusive range.
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The Acacia Wrap is a medium sized wrap with a sideways construction and fun textural details that echo and amplify those of it’s sister pattern, The Acacia Crop.

The Acacia Wrap is designed to be worn as a scarf/shawl or wrap. It is intended to fit comfortably across your shoulders, providing ample movement space for your arms.


25 rows x 17 sts in st st (I used 5.5mm ndls)
1 lace repeat: 9cm long x 10cm wide on ndls one size smaller than ndls used to obtain gauge.

Yarn requirements:

1 skein for each wing, 1.5 - 2 skeins for the body of Yama DK Luxe at 210m per 100g.
700 (750, 770, 800)m // 640 (685, 700, 730) yards


Instructions for the following 4 sizes are provided in the pattern. The sizes given below are not the finished wrap sizes, but rather the average shoulder and bicep measurements that fit with each size.
Note: for the shoulders measurement, measure across the back of your neck from shoulder to shoulder.

Size 1: (Suggested bust size range: 71-86cm // 28-34”)
Shoulders: 37cm // 14.5”
Bicep circumference: 26cm // 10.25”

Size 2: (Suggested bust size range: 91-106.5cm // 36-42”)
Shoulders: 43cm // 17”
Bicep circumference: 32cm // 12.5”

Size 3: (Suggested bust size range: 111.5-137cm // 44-54”)
Shoulders: 46cm // 18”
Bicep circumference: 41cm // 16”

Size 4: (Suggested bust size range: 142-158cm // 56-62”)
Shoulders: 46cm // 18”
Bicep circumference: 48cm // 19”

An Italian cast on (with video tutorial linked to in the pattern), kicks off this fast and fun knit.
The two “wings” of the wrap are knit first. These textured lace panel repeats have full written instructions and charts and knit up really fast. The second wing is knit together with the body of the wrap. The sizing and shaping is achieved by the use of german short rows, for which full instructions are provided in the pattern. The stitch detailing in herringbone stitch is not complicated and a video tutorial is provided for those who have not tried this fun stitch before.
The wrap is finished off with a double graft in Kitchener stitch and once again a video tutorial is linked to directly from the pattern.