Bargello Aurora Wrap
Inspired by the distinctive zigzag stitch patterns used in Bargello tapestry work, this spectacular wrap has a mesmerising stripe pattern and attractive point details along the edges.
First published in The Knitter, Issue 180
Cat and Sparrow, Singular BFL (4ply weight; 100% superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool; 400m/437yds per 100g skein, 200m/218yds per 50g skein)
A Lapis; 1 x 100g skein
B Zephyr; 1 x 50g skein
C Boat Race; 1 x 50g skein
D Jade; 1 x 50g skein
E Granny Smith; 1 x 50g skein
Yarn kits are available from Cat and Sparrow Yarns (www.catandsparrow.co.uk)
3.5mm, (UK 10-9/US 4) circular needles , 120cm long
15 locking stitch markers
41 sts and 25 rows to 10cm over Bargello Stitch Pattern using 3.5mm needles, after blocking and relaxing.
Garter stitch is an easier guide for tension: 25.5 sts and 50 rows to 10cm over garter stitch using 3.5mm needles, after gentle blocking and relaxing.
1 repeat of Bargello Stitch Pattern (84 sts and 97 rows, plus cast-on and cast-off) measures 21.5cm/81⁄2in wide by 46cm/181⁄2in high, whilst blocking.
Block to: 172cm (A) x 46cm (B) (69in x 181⁄2in)
Relaxed after blocking: 164cm x 40cm (651⁄2in x 16in)