February 26 2010 – thisisknit
All the cold weather we have been having since before Christmas has provided great opportunities to show off the knit wear! Although I do think we could all be suffering from a little "frost fatigue" at this point... So to banish those winter blues I give you the spring-green Chunky Lace Wrap:
This eagle-eyed among you may recognise it as the original Party Lace Scarf
pattern, "embiggened", with chunky yarn, an extra pattern repeat and a three stitch garter stitch border. It was a project that resided in the back of my brain for a while, simply because I love
over-size lace, and I'm pretty happy with how it came out.
This version used three balls of Rowan Cocoon
, but another knitter who comes to the shop used Lambs Pride Bulky to great effect - she even made the pattern another repeat wider and the whole shebang a bit longer - using five balls of the Bulky in total.
The pattern is free with the purchase of enough Cocoon
, Lambs Pride Bulky
, Cashmerino Chunky
or Luxury Chunky Tweed
(Oooo - big *tweedy* lace!) to make the pattern.