Amethyst Keyhole Wrap

The amethyst color of this wrap will make you feel like royalty, especially since it is combined with a lace trim and classy shape. Thanks to the keyhole opening, you won’t have to worry about tugging on your wrap to keep it from sliding off—this reliable accessory keeps its warmth and style firmly in place.

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: 18″ / [46 cm] wide x 53″ / [135 cm] long after blocking and without including the keyhole

Gauge: 22 sts and 21 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Trellis Leaf pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Super fine weight yarn Knit Picks Diadem Solid (50% Baby Alpaca, 50% Mulberry Silk; 329 yards [301 meters]/100 grams): 26525 Amethyst, 2 hanks

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) for body; US size 3 (3.25 mm) for ribbing

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

K1, P1 Ribbing (worked over an odd number of sts)

Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.

Rep Row 1 for patt.

 

Trellis Leaf Pattern (worked over a multiple of 12 sts + 1 + 4 sts for edges)

Row 1 and all odd numbered rows (WS): K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.

Rows 2, 4, and 6: K2, k2tog, *k2, yo, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sk2p; rep from * to last 4 sts, ssk, k2.

Row 8: K2, k2tog, *k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, yo, k1, sk2p; rep from * to last 4 sts, ssk, k2.

Row 10: K2, k2tog, *yo, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, yo, sk2p; rep from * to last 4 sts, ssk, k2.

Rows 12, 14, and 16: K3, *yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sk2p, k2, yo, ssk, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 18: K4, *yo, ssk, yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, k2.

Row 20: K5, *yo, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, yo, k5; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, k2.

Rep Rows 1-20 for patt.

Pattern Notes

This pattern starts with the edging. Stitches are picked up at the straight edge of the edging and worked in a lace pattern. The keyhole is on the other end and is worked in k1, p1 ribbing.

Pattern

Wave Edging

With larger needle, CO 13 sts.

Rows 1-4: Knit.

Row 5 and all odd numbered rows (WS): K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 6 (RS): Sl1, k3, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, yo, k2 – 15 sts.

Row 8: Sl1, k4, sk2p, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k1 – 13 sts.

Row 10: Sl1, k3, ssk, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k1 – 12 sts.

Row 12: Sl1, k2, ssk, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k1 – 11 sts.

Row 14: Sl1, k1, ssk, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k1 – 10 sts.

Row 16: K1, ssk, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2 – 11 sts.

Row 18: Sl1, (k3, yo) twice, k2tog, yo, k2 – 13 sts.

Rep Rows 5-18, 12 times, then work Rows 1-4 once more.

BO all sts loosely.

Body

With RS of edging facing, pick up and knit 101 sts on the straight edge of the Wave Edging.

Work Rows 1-20 of Trellis Leaf Pattern 14 times total.

Keyhole

Change to smaller needles.

Row 1: *K2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 – 51 sts.

Work in K1, P1 Ribbing on all sts for 8″ / [20 cm].

BO all sts loosely, leaving a long tail.

Finishing

Block. Fold the bound off edge towards the beginning of ribbing.

Sew last row to first row of ribbing.

Weave in all ends. yarn ball

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