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Brighten My Day Knit Wrap

Add a bold pop of color to any outfit when you knit this wrap!

Brighten My Day Knit Wrap
Brighten My Day Knit Wrap
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With its use of yarn in vibrant hues, the Brighten My Day Knit Wrap will put a smile on your face every time you see it! The easy knitting pattern uses only two balls of yarn and can likely be completed within an afternoon. You'll love getting wrapped up in this beautiful knit accessory, as it will complement just about any outfit in your wardrobe. The quick and easy pattern can be made as a gift for a friend, too. You'll love having a beautiful and unique accessory right at your fingertips! This is one pattern you won't want to miss.


Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge14 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Garter Stitch (knit every row). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

Finished SizeWrap Measures: 18" wide x 70" long [46 cm x 178 cm]

Materials List

  • RED HEART® Super Saver™: 1 ball 312 Black A
  • RED HEART® Super Saver Stripes™: 1 ball 4960 Polo Stripe B
  • Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10] 
  • Yarn needle



  1. Wrap is worked in Garter Stitch (knit every row).

  2. Carry A and B without cutting between stripes

Special Abbreviations

  1. K2TOG = Knit 2 sts together (decrease).

  2. KFB = Knit Front and Back. Knit into the front and back of the stitch (increase).


  1. With A, cast on 5 sts.

  2. Next Row: Knit across row. 

  3. Change to B.

  4. Next Rows: With B, knit 2 rows.

  5. Change to A.

  6. *Row 1 (Right Side): With A, knit across row to last 2 sts, KFB in next st, k1—6 sts.

  7. Next Row: Knit across row.

  8. Change to B.

  9. Next Rows: With B, knit 2 rows. Repeat from * continuing to increase (KFB) on first A row, work 1 row of (A) even and then work 2 rows B even. When there are 60 sts, begin to decrease on next A stripe.

  10. With A:
    Row 1 (Right Side): With A, knit across row to last 3 sts, K2tog, k1—59 sts.
    Next Row: Knit across row.

  11. Change to B.

  12. Next Rows: With B, knit 2 rows. Repeat from * until there are 5 sts left, ending with an A stripe.

  13. Next Row: Bind off all stitches loosely.


  1. Using yarn needle, weave in ends. 

  2. Click here to see a larger version of the photo below.


Color A
Color B
Knit Front and Back
knit 2 sts together
[ ]
work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or **
repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
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Warning this pattern is highly addictive! I have a rather large stahs that I've been working my way through for a few years now. I had quite a few super saver yarns and some of the stripes, so I've been matching them up and making these since December, I've made 11 and haven't been able to keep one for myself yet! It also works really well with 2 solid colours instead of a solid and a striping yarn.


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