SOMETHING SPECIAL WRAP
Skill level: Intermediate
Size: Approx. 24" wide x 70" long
600 yds. light worsted weight mohair/nylon blend
600 yds. sport-wt. rayon ribbon
(Sample shown with one strand Interlacements "Alamo" (mohair) held together with one strand Interlacements "New York" (rayon ribbon)
Size 17 (12 mm) needles
Size J/10 (6 mm) crochet hook (to attach fringe)
Gauge: 8.5 sts & 10.5 rows = 4" in stockinette st on size 17 (12 mm) needles
Stitches/Terms: bind off (BO), cast on (CO), knit (K), place marker (pm), purl (P), repeat (rep), slip slip knit (ssk), stitch (st), stockinette stitch (st st), yarn over (yo) To work ssk: Slip 2 sts from left needle to right needle, one at a time, without knitting them, then insert left needle from left to right into those 2 sts and knit them together from this position.
Two strands of yarn are held together throughout (one of each type of yarn noted above.)
Slip first stitch of every row purlwise.
It may be helpful to place a marker inside the three garter stitches at each edge. Use a row counter to help keep track of pattern rows.
Note: For fringe, set aside 50 yds. of each yarn at start of project.
Holding one strand of each yarn together as one, cast on 42 sts LOOSELY.
Knit 2 rows.
Row 1: Slip first st purlwise, K2, *K1, yo, ssk, rep from * across to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 2: Slip first st purlwise, K2, purl across to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 3: Slip first st purlwise, K2, *K2, yo, ssk, K2, rep from * across to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Row 5: Slip first st purlwise, K2, *K3, yo, ssk, K1, rep from * across to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 6: Rep Row 2.
Repeat Rows 1-6 until wrap measures 70", or desired length.
Knit 2 rows.
Bind off LOOSELY and weave in ends.
Fringe: Cut 84 20" lengths of each yarn (wrap yarn around a 9" book or piece of cardboard and cut strands at one end). Attach 1 mohair and 1 ribbon strand to each stitch along cast on and bind off edges as follows: insert crochet hook into stitch, fold strands in half around hook, pull loop through fabric, then pull ends of strands through loop on hook and tighten knot.
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