This or That Wrap by Ambah O'Brien

This or That Wrap

Knitting
June 2024
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1150 - 1200 yards (1052 - 1097 m)
One size: 16" x 63"
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IMPORTANT This is for the Wrap version of this pattern. Find the Shawl version here.

Join us in June 2024 for Ambah’s annual June Solstice Knit-along (KAL).

A “choose your own” Mystery Knit Along (MKAL). This or That begins with a choice between your preferred shape, shawl or wrap, followed by clues presented weekly over four weeks. Both the shawl and wrap will follow the same design/stitch patterns; only the shape will differ. Each of the clues will offer a choice between Path A or Path B. Follow Path A or Path B for a standalone design with each clue flowing into the next. Or mix it up as each choice is presented to you; start with Path A or B, then work Path B or A and so on. There are four clues with a total six parts, each with an “A or B” decision to make. With This or That, the choice is yours.

Visit the dedicated MKAL thread for more detailed MKAL info, FAQs and yarn tips.

Pattern will go on sale June 1, 2024. A placeholder page will be sent out initially with weekly updates as follows:

Placeholder/planning page: June 1, 2024
CLUE 1: June 14, 2024.
CLUE 2: June 21, 2024.
CLUE 3: June 28, 2024.
CLUE 4: July 5, 2024.
FO Thread Prize Draw: July 31, 2024.

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YARN
Fingering weight
C1, C2, C3: 400 yd/366 m each

  • Total yardage for each colour can be either a single skein or mini skeins. Eg 5 x 20 g minis or 3 x 33 g minis per 400 yd/366 m requirement
  • C1 and C2 need to contrast strongly.
  • C1 will be the more dominant colour in your project than C2.
  • C3 can be the same colour as either C1 or C2.
  • This will work well with a gradient yarn; whole cake or mini skeins. Swap C1 or C2 and/or C3 with a gradient yarn.

Samples shown in:
Option A: Love and Speckles, Singles, (fingering weight, 100% superwash Merino, 400 yd/366 m per 100 g),
C1: Creme Brulee, C2: Black,
C3: Leatherwood Honeycomb

Option B: The Wandering Flock, Fingering Singles, (fingering weight, 100% extra fine superwash Merino, 400 yd/366 m per 100 g),
C1: Rust, C3: Neon Coral
La Bien Aimee, Merino Singles, (fingering weight, 100% superwash Merino, 400 yd/365 m per 100 g),
C2: Peach Sweater

DIMENSIONS
Top Edge: approx. 66”/165cm
Width: 16”/ 40cm
Measurements taken after blocking
See schematic image in photos for full shape details.

NEEDLES
US 5/3.75 mm
Or sizes required to obtain gauge

NOTIONS
Optional stitch markers to mark repeats, tapestry needle

DIFFICULTY
Suitable for confident knitters; advanced beginner and beyond.