Quartz Wrap
May 25, 2011
June 1, 2011

Quartz Wrap

Project info
Ennis Shawl by Vashti Braha
Neck / TorsoShawl / Wrap
technique experiment with yarn, shape
one skein's-worth
Hooks & yarn
4.0 mm (G)
South West Trading Company Bamboo
1 skein = 250.0 yards (228.6 meters), 100 grams

NEWS! I’ve revised and expanded this pattern for my own indie pattern line! It’s in Ennis Revelation

This is the prototype for two different published designs: the two-skein Ennis Shawl in the Interweave Crochet Summer 2013 issue; and the earliest inspiration for my own self-published Aero Wrap.

I named it “Quartz” because it was the first time I swatched tall Tunisian stitches that created what made me think of “facets” or “windows.” I used the side to side (or “point to point”) triangular shawl construction because I had only one skein of the yarn and had no idea how far it would go.

Turns out Tunisian lace stitch patterns do no eat up yarn, so this one-skein version is even wide enough that I can tie it around my waist; which I often do in the summer. I can’t imagine a better yarn for this design. It’s a tube yarn so it doesn’t split, and the bamboo loop slide on the hook, and block with incredible drape. By the way, it’s not showing wear! What a bonus! Even after bunching it up in my beach bag!

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by South West Trading Company
100% Rayon from Bamboo
250 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: June 25, 2011
  • Finished: June 25, 2011
  • Updated: August 29, 2018