Trompe Wrap by Andrea Cull

Trompe Wrap

Knitting
August 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 41 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1280 yards (1170 m)
One Size
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This wrap is named Trompe from the French word for “deception” because this design gives the illusion of complexity from a simple slipped-stitch pattern. Using only one color at a time, Mosaic Stitch is an astonishingly easy introduction to colorwork. Using contrast between two main colors, one light and one dark and with splashes of vivid color in between, this wrap will keep you engaged. Worked entirely in Garter and Mosaic Stitches, it offers a nice balance between relaxation and attention, and there is no purling at all. The rhomboid shape is created by knitting from end to end on the bias. This wrap is also adaptable to your personal style: add color-blocked stripes of your contrast colors (instructions included), choose a dark yarn with color pops, or reduce it to a simpler palette of only three colors.

Includes both written and charted instructions.

This pattern has been professionally edited and tested.

Finished Size 20” (51 cm) wide by 68” (173 cm) long

Yarn
First Photo
Sample shown in Hedgehog Fibres Sock (90% merino wool 10% nylon; 437 yd 400 m/ 3.5 oz 100g): Goblin (MC Dark), 2 skeins; Cereal (MC Light), 1 skein. Hedgehog Fibres Sock Minis (90% merino wool 10% nylon; 87 yd 80 m/ 0.71 oz 20g): UFO (CC1), Plump (CC2), Deep End (CC3), Skinny Dip (CC4); 1 mini skein each.

Second Photo
Striped Sample shown in Malabrigo Sock (100% superwash Merino wool; 440 yd 402 m/ 3.5 oz 100g): 043 Plomo (MC Dark), 063 Natural (MC Light), 113 Reflecting Pool (CC1), 807 Cote d’azure (CC2); 1 skein each.