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Forest of Stars Wrap

from Carla Pera Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Forest of Stars Wrap
Forest of Stars Wrap
Forest of Stars Wrap
Forest of Stars Wrap
Forest of Stars Wrap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Decreases: k2tog, k4tog, ssk, s3kp
  • Increases: yo
  • Knit and purl through the back loop
  • Placing a bead on a stitch, then knitting it
  • Slip 1 with yarn in front
  • I-Cord bind off

Pattern Description:

This luxuriously long rectangular wrap, inspired by an image of a starry sky above a ring of evergreens, features two lace patterns; the upper pattern is beaded to evoke the
star-filled sky.

The wrap is worked flat from the bottom up with a subtly scalloped cast-on edge naturally created by the lacy tree pattern. A 3-stitch garter stitch border on both sides and a 3-stitch I-Cord Bind-Off give the other edges a neat finish.

This pattern includes charts, written instructions, and links to references for all techniques, including placing beads and I-Cord Bind-Off.


20 sts & 27 rows/4 inches (10 cm) in pattern stitch, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 72 x 18 inches (183 x 46 cm)


  • 610 yds (558 m) of fingering/4 ply sock yarn in Color A
  • 410 yds (375 m) of fingering/4 ply sock yarn in Color B
  • 40-inch (100 cm) US Size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle
  • 2 stitch markers
  • US Size 9 (1.4 mm) steel crochet hook or dental floss threader for placing beads
  • 360 Size 6 seed beads

Suggested yarn:

1020 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Gloss Fingering


Jade and Winter Night
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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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About the designer

My mom taught me how to knit, sew and crochet when I was a girl. It's all part of who I am. I like to design things that are elegantly simple, not too difficult, but also might teach you something ...

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