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I learned to knit at my grandmothers knee aged 6. After many unfinished projects over the years, I finally realised that I didn't like seaming, so almost all of my patterns don't need it. I love to ...

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Lafant Wrap - Shawl

from The Woolly Knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lafant Wrap - Shawl
Lafant Wrap - Shawl
Lafant Wrap - Shawl
Lafant Wrap - Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cable
  • Short row shaping
  • Picot cast off
  • Lateral braid

Pattern Description:

The Lafant wrap, decorated with cables & lace is knitted from the bottom up with short row shaping and a picot cast off.

The original is made using fingering weight yarn, but a thicker wrap using a heavier weight yarn would work equally well.

Length is easily adjusted by knitting more or less repeats of the pattern, but yarn requirements will change.

This pattern is both written & charted.


18 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches - not important

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One Size: Length 12 inches, Width 70 inches


  • 400 - 500 yards Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
  • US 6 - 4.0 mm Needles