4 balls knitalpaca 'Luxa' 100% alpaca in Main Colour (MC) and 1 ball each of four colours (C1, C2, C3, and C4).
5 balls knitalpaca 'Luxa' 100% alpaca.
NEEDLES AND TOOLS
8.00mm needles or 8.00mm circular needle.
Wrap: Length 78 cm; width 150 cm
Scarf: Length 140 cm; width 25cm
Not critical to this project.
Row 1: knit
Row 2: purl
Row 3: K1, *K2 tog 3 times, yo, K1 6 times, k2tog 3 times*. Repeat from * to *, k1
Row 4: knit
These four rows make up the pattern.
Using MC and 8.00mm needles, cast on 182 sts. Work two pattern repeats (8 rows).
Next, with colour C1 work a further two pattern repeats.
Continue working in this way, arranging colours as follows: MC, C1, MC, C2, MC, C3, MC, C4, MC, C3, MC, C2, MC, C1, MC.
Cast off loosely. To finish, darn in ends and lightly block if desired.
Using 8mm needles cast on 38 stitches. Work 4 row pattern until work measures 140 cm or desired length. Cast off loosely. Darn in ends.
By Virginia Atkins