This is a very feminine wrap with ruffles on both sides. I wanted to venture outside my box and knit this in Flax (100% linen). To my
delight it came out to be a very stunning piece. Flax starts out rough and I was worried about the lack of softness. After washing, I pinned it out to block and dry. It came out soft and with a beautiful drape. I am
also told it softens more with each wash. Who Knew! This garment is knit length wise with a provisional cast on and has a beautiful picot edge cast off on the ruffle. Don't let the provisional cast on scare you off, you can use a regular cast on and pick up stitches for ruffle instead.....there are no knitting police here!
You can substitute any sport weight yarn.
Before blocking, 5 stitches, 6 rows per inch. (Ruffle, 2.5" & middle section 12"). Wrap, 57" x 16"
After blocking, 3.5 stitches, 6rows per inch. (Ruffle, 2.5" & middle section 13"). Wrap, 60" x 18"
I live in the quaint Alpine City of Gaylord MI. I learned to knit from my great grandmother at the age of 8. I am also known as O/C Knitiot, and I come by it naturally. Everything has to match & balance in my knitting. My friends tease me, but I secretly fear they will bury me with mismatched socks to get even.