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Color Block Wrap

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Why arm knit with just one color when you can arm knit with three? Go color crazy with the Color Block Wrap. This simple yet stylish pattern proves that a fun and functional shawl doesn't have to take weeks to complete. This charming arm knitting pattern makes a wonderful addition to your year-round wardrobe. Decorative fringe makes it extra cozy, while the neutral colors used for two of the blocks make the neon block really stand out. This piece is sure to become your go-to show-stopper!

Color Block Wrap
Color Block Wrap
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Yarn Weight: (6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Materials:

  • 9 skeins super bulky weight yarn, 3 colors:

              -5 skeins Color A
              -1 skein (divided) Color B
              -3 skeins (2 divided) Color C

 

 

Approximate Length: 92" (233.5cm), including fringe

Approximate Width: 15" (38cm)

 

 

Strands: Use 5 strands held together throughout

 

 

Tip

Because this project does not use a lot of Colors B and C, you only need to buy one skein of Color B and three skeins of Color C. Divide the B skein into five even balls. Divide two of the C skeins into two even balls each.

 

 

Counting Rows

When counting rows in a project, remember that the cast-on stitches count as a row, as does the row on your arm at the time you’re counting!

 

 

Wrap

Using 5 strands of Color A held together, cast on 12 stitches, leaving a tail at least 16" (40.5cm) long.

Work in Plain Stitch for 18 rows total.

Change to 5 strands of Color B (see page 13). Work in Plain Stitch for 4 rows.

Change to 5 strands of Color C. Work in Plain Stitch for 8 rows.

Bind off using Color C, leaving a tail at least 16" (40.5cm) long.

 

Fringe

Cut 60 strands of each Color A and Color C 32" (81cm) long. Work fringe along each short end as shown on page 16, using 5 strands at a time. Match the color of the fringe to the color of the end you are working on. Incorporate the cast-on/bind-off tails as shown on page 16.

Trim fringe evenly to approximately 15" (38cm).

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I've been reluctant to try this pattern because the details on the yarn are missing, there is no indication of which yarn or how many yards here, so I did a little research on line and found out its lion brand hometown yarn and 81 yds per ball, I shall dive into my stash and see what I come up with-thank you so much for the pattern!

This model looks very nice, so I hope to knit it. Thank you for your nice models.

Shawl is super cute, but needle size is not include in the pattern.

Its an arm knit pattern-there is no needle size.

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