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Moss stitch and cables belong together, and I have long wanted to find a playful way to mix them. I love wraps on the bias as well as cables on the bias, so it was an obvious choice to bring them all together.
I hope you also enjoy the rhythm of alternating textures and cables of this wrap. It is knit on the bias using 3 colours, then the sides are picked up and knit on in the 4th.
Part of the Dreamscapes Shawl Collection. This four-pattern collection was inspired by dreaming of travel while knitting. The texture, lines, and colours combine with rhythmic knitting processes to help you dream yourself into your favourite places.
width: 17” / 43 cm; length: 77” / 196 cmSkills Used
•knit and purl
•picking up stitches
Pattern is both written and charted.Materials
Yardage: 4 colours of DK weight yarn which has the bounce and memory to deal well with texture and cables, minimum 270 yd. / 247 m per colour
Pattern is written with a 10% yardage buffer.
1 skein each in 4 colours Western Sky Knits Merino 17 DK (100% merino); 270 yd. / 247 m per skein; colours shown:
C1: Iron Island
C3: Rocky Point
C4: Iron Kissed
US 8 / 5 mm needles or size needed to get gauge, needle 1-2 sizes larger may be needed to ensure a stretchy bind off. Circular needles at least 32" / 80 cm are recomended because of the large number of sts when working the sides.
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch, soaked and laid flat to dry
18.5 stitches and 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in moss stitch, soaked and patted out
This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.