No­bis Wrap

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Melissa Leap­man

Prac­tice lace knit­ting as you make this light­weight sum­mer wrap. Use all three stitch pat­terns as pho­tographed in this sam­pler or choose one for the en­tire piece. Knit­ters choice!

Gauge

20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Lace A pat with larger nee­dles (blocked). To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

Cen­tered Dou­ble De­crease (CDD): Slip next 2 sts as if to k2­tog, k1, p2sso to dec 2 sts. Make 1 (M1): In­sert LH nee­dle from front to back un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit through back of re­sult­ing loop.

Pat­tern Stitches

Note: Charts are pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work pat sts from charts. Lace A (mul­ti­ple of 8 sts + 9) Rows 1, 3 and 5 (RS): K2, k2­tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k3, k2­tog, yo; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, yo, ssk, k2. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 7: K1, k2­tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k1, k2­tog, yo, k1; rep from * to last 5 sts, k2, yo, ssk, k1. Row 9: K2­tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, CDD, yo, k2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, yo, ssk. Row 11: K2, yo, ssk, *k1, k2­tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, k2­tog, yo, k2. Row 13: K3, yo, *CDD, yo, k5, yo; rep from * to last 6 sts, CDD, yo, k3. Row 14: Purl.

Rep Rows 1–14 for pat. Lace B (mul­ti­ple of 8 sts + 1) Row 1 (RS): *K1, ssk, [k1, yo] twice, k1, k2­tog; rep from * to last st, k1. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: *K1, ssk, yo, k3, yo, k2­tog; rep from * to last st, k1. Row 5: *K1, yo, k1, k2­tog, k1, ssk, k1, yo; rep from * to last st, k1. Row 7: *K2, yo, k2­tog, k1, ssk, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1. Row 8: Purl.

Rep Rows 1–8 for pat. Lace C (mul­ti­ple of 12 sts + 13) Row 1 (RS): K1, ssk, k3, yo, *k1, yo, k3, k2­tog, k1, ssk, k3, yo; rep from * to last 7 sts, k1, yo, k3, k2­tog, k1. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K1, ssk, k2, yo, k1, *yo, ssk, yo, k2, k2­tog, k1, ssk, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 7 sts, yo, ssk, yo, k2, k2­tog, k1. Row 5: [K1, yo, ssk] twice, *[k1, k2­tog, yo] twice, [k1, yo, ssk] twice; rep from * to last 7 sts, [k1, k2­tog, yo] twice, k1. Row 7: K2, yo, ssk, k1, yo, *CDD, yo, k1, k2­tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1, yo; rep from * to last 7 sts, CDD, yo, k1, k2­tog, yo, k2. Row 9: K1, [yo, ssk] twice, k1, *k2, [k2­tog, yo] twice, k1, [yo, ssk] twice, k1; rep from * to last 7 sts, k2, [k2­tog, yo] twice, k1. Row 11: K2, [yo, ssk] twice, *k1, [k2­tog, yo] twice, k3, [yo, ssk] twice; rep from * to last 7 sts, k1, [k2­tog, yo] twice, k2. Row 13: K1, yo, k3, k2­tog, *k1, ssk, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, k2­tog; rep from * to last 7 sts, k1, ssk, k3, yo, k1. Row 15: K2, yo, k2, k2­tog, *k1, ssk, k2, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, k2, k2­tog; rep from * to last 7 sts, k1, ssk, k2, yo, k2. Row 17: [K1, k2­tog, yo] twice, *[k1, yo, ssk] twice, [k1, k2­tog, yo] twice; rep from * to last 7 sts, [k1, yo, ssk] twice, k1. Row 19: [K2­tog, yo, k1] twice, *k2, [yo, ssk, k1] twice, yo, CDD, yo, k1; rep from * to last 7 sts, k2­tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk. Row 21: K2, [k2­tog, yo] twice, *k1, [yo, ssk] twice, k3, [k2­tog, yo] twice; rep from * to last 7 sts, k1, [yo, ssk] twice, k2. Row 23: K1, [k2­tog, yo] twice, k1, *k2, [yo, ssk] twice, k1, [k2­tog, yo] twice,

k1; rep from * to last 7 sts, k2, [yo, ssk] twice, k1. Row 24: Purl.

Rep Rows 1–24 for pat.

Pat­tern Note

When work­ing the lace pat­terns, work the first and last 3 stitches in garter stitch through­out for a neat border.

Wrap

Border With smaller nee­dles, cast on 114 sts; pm af­ter first 3 sts and be­fore last 3 sts.

Knit 6 rows, and on last row, inc 13 sts evenly spaced be­tween mark­ers us­ing M1—127 sts.

Change to larger nee­dles. Sec­tion 1 Main­tain­ing first and last 3 sts in garter st (knit all rows) and work­ing sts be­tween mark­ers in pat, rep [14-row Lace A pat] 8 times, then work Rows 1–4. Garter Sec­tion Knit 4 rows. Sec­tion 2 Main­tain­ing first and last 3 sts in garter st and work­ing sts be­tween mark­ers in pat, rep [8-row Lace B pat] 6 times, then work Rows 1–4. Garter Sec­tion Knit 4 rows. Sec­tion 3 Main­tain­ing first and last 3 sts in garter st and work­ing sts be­tween mark­ers in pat, rep [24-row Lace C pat] 5 times. Garter Sec­tion Knit 4 rows. Sec­tion 4 Rep Sec­tion 2. Garter Sec­tion Knit 4 rows. Sec­tion 5 Rep Sec­tion 1. Border Change to smaller nee­dles.

Knit 5 rows, and on first row dec 13 sts evenly spaced be­tween mark­ers us­ing k2­tog—114 sts.

Bind off kwise.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends. Block to mea­sure­ments.

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