Chevron Braid Wrap

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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    This asymmetrically shaped chevron shawl is inspired by the beginning of the Twists & Turns shawl. Simple stitches with increases and decreases form the expanding chevron shapes. The loops are achieved by casting on extra stitches and binding them off later. They create a really fun textured loop feature that echoes the chevron “v” shapes. Customize this fingering weight shawl by knitting as many stripes as you like. The pattern includes instructions for a small and large size. Use two colors striped together or choose one main color and lots of leftover contrast color pops for a fun stashbusting version.

  • Size 
    Small [Large]

    Finished Measurements 
    56 [82]″ / 142 [208]cm long, 48 [58]″ / 122 [147]cm at widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.

    Yarn
    Fingering weight

    Yardage
    MC - 880 [1150]yds / 805 [1052]m
    CC - 880 [1150]yds / 805 [1052]m total

    The size is easy to customize by knitting more stripes for a larger shawl or simply binding off early for a smaller size.

    Needles
    US 4 / 3.5mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

    Notions
    6 stitch markers, tapestry needle

    Gauge
    24 sts & 52 rows = 4″ / 10cm in garter stitch before blocking.

    Try to get close to the recommended stitch gauge to ensure you don’t run out of yarn. A similar stitch gauge is more important than getting an exact row gauge.

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  • Small Size
    La Bien Aimée Super Sock (75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 467yds / 427m per 100g skein)
    MC - Bleu Royal
    CC - Westknits Goes to Paris

    Large Size
    West Wool Bicycle (100% South American Merino Wool; 191yds / 175m per 50g skein)
    MC - French Grey
    CC’s - A variety of fingering weight yarns. Dive into your stash and use those singles skeins and leftovers for your contrast color pops!