Change of Scenery Wrap

This is a gorgeous wrap knit in two different lace patterns. The Flemish Braid pattern is worked on both sides and the center panel is elfin lace pattern. These two patterns complement each other to create a wonderful cohesive look. Both ends are decorated with a Flemish braid and for a finishing touch fringe is added at both ends.

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: 17” width x 60” length without fringe

Gauge: One repeat of Flemish Braid = 5″ x 2″. Gauge is not important for this project

Materials

Yarn:

Lace Weight Yarn Knit Picks Gloss Lace Yarn (70% Merino Wool, 30% Silk; 440 yards [402 meters]/50 grams): #25919 Marina, 2 hanks.

Needles: US size 3 (3.25 mm): straight

Notions: Markers; waste yarn for provisional cast on

Abbreviations

Sk2p: Sl1, k2tog, pass the slipped st over the new st created.

S2kp: Sl2 as if to k2tog, k1, pass both sts over the new st.

PM: Place Marker

Stitch Guide

Flemish Braid

Panel of 25 sts

Row 1 and all odd numbered rows (WS): Purl.
Row 2: K5, (yo, ssk) twice, k3, (k2tog, yo) twice, k4, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1.
Row 4: K3, k2tog, yo, k1, (yo, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k4, (k2tog, yo) twice, k2.
Row 6: K2, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, yo, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, yo, k4, (k2tog, yo) twice, k3.
Row 8: K1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k3, yo, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k4, (k2tog, yo) twice, k4.
Row 10: K1, (yo, ssk) twice, k4, (yo, ssk) twice, k3, (k2tog, yo) twice, k5.
Row 12: K2, (yo, ssk) twice, k4, (yo, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, yo, ssk, k3.
Row 14: K3, (yo, ssk) twice, k4, yo, ssk, yo, k3tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, (yo, ssk) twice, k2.
Row 16: K4, (yo, ssk) twice, k4, yo, k3tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, (yo, ssk) twice, k1.
Repeat Rows 1-16 for pattern.

Elfin Lace (Multiple of 8 sts + 9)

Row 1 and all odd numbered rows (WS): Purl.
Row 2: K5, (yo, ssk, k6) 3 times, k1.
Row 4: (K3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk) 3 times, k6.
Row 6: K2, (k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1) 3 times, k5.
Row 8: K4, (yo, s2kp, yo, k5) 3 times, k2.
Row 10: K9, (yo, ssk, k6) twice, ending with yo, ssk, k3.
Row 12: K7, (k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3) twice, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2.
Row 14: K6, (k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1) 3 times.
Row 16: K8, (yo, s2kp, yo, k5) twice, yo, s2kp, yo, k3.

Repeat Rows 1-16 for pattern.

Pattern Notes

This pattern begins with provisional cast-on. When the body is finished, the beginning and end are bound off while knitting the edging.

Pattern

Wrap

Provisionally cast-on 84 sts.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2 (WS): K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 3 (Set up row): K2, PM, work Flemish Braid pattern on next 25 sts, PM, work Elfin Lace pattern on next 30 sts, PM, work Flemish Braid pattern on next 25 sts, PM, k2.

Continue working in both patterns as established on Row 3, 11 times or until piece measures 55″.

Next Row: K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.

Last Row: Knit.

Do not bind off. Cut yarn.

Edging

CO 27 sts.

Rows 1, 3: Knit to last Edging st, ssk the last stitch on the needle with the next st at the edge of the wrap.

Rows 2, 4: Knit.

Row 5: K2, work Flemish Braid pattern to last st, ssk the last st with the next st at the edge of the wrap.

Row 6: Sl1, purl to last 2 sts, k2.

Work in established pattern to last 2 sts at the edge of the wrap.

Last 4 Rows: Work as Rows 1-4 at the beginning of the edging.

BO sts loosely.

Edging for the beginning of the wrap

Remove the provisional cast-on and place all sts on the needle.

Work same as above for the edging.

Finishing

Block wrap to size.

Cut 8” pieces of yarn and make fringe on both widths of the wrap.yarn ball

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