Alyssum Wrap

Alyssum, named for the sweet alyssum flower that grows in the fall, is a beautiful pattern for a wrap which is double sided (both sides look similar) and stays flat. Adding fringe to both ends adds to the beauty of the design and helps it drape like a waterfall of color.

Time: 1-week project

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 60 x 16″, without fringe

Gauge: 20 sts = 4” [10 cm] in pattern after wet blocking


Medium weight yarn

Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Davila (100% Wool; 123 yards [112 meters]/50 grams): 40 Violet (7 hanks)

Needles: US size 8 (5.0 mm) 24” straight

Notions: Markers, tapestry needle, US size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook


Pattern Notes

Block wrap before adding the fringe as they may tangle in blocking process.


CO 70 sts.

Rows 1-10: Work in Garter st (knit every row).

Row 11 (RS): K5, pm, purl to last 5 sts, pm, k5.

Row 12: Knit.

Row 13: K5, sm, k2, *sl1 wyib, k1; rep from *, sm, k5.

Row 14: K5, sm, *k1, sl1 wyif; rep from *, k2, sm, k5.

Row 15: K5, sm, k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from *, k1, sm, k5.

Row 16: K5, sm, purl to last 5 sts, sm, k5.

Rep Rows 11-16 until piece meas 59″.

Knit 10 rows of Garter st.

BO all sts loosely.


Block wrap to size.


  1. Cut 16″ / [41 cm] length of yarn.
  2. Insert crochet hook in CO edge or on the other side in BO edge (from back to front).
  3. Fold piece of yarn in half.
  4. Place center on crochet hook, pull through to create a loop, pass ends through loop, pull tight.
  5. Rep from Step 1 until all the sts at the edge have fringe.
  6. Place on a flat surface, cut the bottom edge to make them all the same length.

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    • Nicola P.

      Hi Marianne! pm means “place marker” and sm means “slip marker” – Nicola, Editor

  • Ann S.

    I cannot print from this page so I copy the pattern and add to word then print. This is a nice pattern going to make couple for Christmas gifts

  • Hi, I have looked all over this page and don’t see a print button as referenced. I am using my cell phone, if that makes a difference.

    • Nicola P.

      Hi there! I don’t believe our mobile website has a print functionality at the moment. Were you looking to print wirelessly from your phone? I would like to know more information to help troubleshoot this, if you wouldn’t mind messaging our customer service team!
      -Nicola, Editor

  • Vickey W.

    Is there any way to download the magazine or at least some of the patterns?

    • Nicola P.

      Hello! At this time, we do not offer downloads of our magazine or individual patterns. You are welcome to print off individual patterns by using the print button on the left hand side of the page. Hope this helps! – Nicola, Editor


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