Lyla Sum­mer Wrap

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FIN­ISHED SIZES

In­struc­tions given are for small wrap; changes for large wrap are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEASUREMENTS

62 [79] inches wide x 141/2 [20] inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Ply­mouth Yarn Pen­denza light (DK) weight mer­cer­ized cot­ton yarn (31/2 oz/240 yds/100g per ball): 4 balls #0004 coral grey mix • Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle • Block­ing board or tow­els • White vine­gar (op­tional)

GAUGE

31 sc = 8 inches; rows 4–15 = 51/2 inches

GAUGE SWATCH

Ch 23. Work rows 1–15. Wet-block to 51/2 inches wide x 61/2 inches long with­out stretch­ing.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Make a gauge swatch to prac­tice lift­ing loops and cor­rect stitch for­ma­tion. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Last sin­gle cro­chet worked be­tween last loops and last strand at end of row counts as first sin­gle cro­chet of next row un­less oth­er­wise stated. Last slip stitch worked be­tween last loops and last strand at end

of row counts as first slip stitch of next row un­less oth­er­wise stated.

WRAP

Row 1: Ch 243 [303], work­ing in back bars (see illustration), sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn. (242 [302] sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, lift lp on hook to 1/2 inch. Hold lp on hook with thumb. *In­sert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp, ch 1, lift lp to 1/2 inch. Rep from * across, re­mov­ing lps from hook ev­ery 5–8 lps. At end of row, re­move all lps from hook ex­cept last lp, yo, pull strand through lp, sc in sp be­tween last lp and last strand (see Pat­tern Notes). Turn. (242 [302] 1/2- inch lps) Row 3: Sc in each lp across. Turn. (242 [302] sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, lift lp on hook to 1 inch. In­sert hook in first sc, yo, pull up a lp, sl st in next sc, ch 1, lift lp to 1 inch. *In­sert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp, sl st in next sc, ch 1, lift lp to 1 inch. Rep from * across, re­mov­ing lps from hook ev­ery 5–8 lps. At end of row, re­move all lps from hook ex­cept last lp, yo, pull strand through lp, sl st in sp be­tween last lp and last strand (see Pat­tern Notes). Turn. (122 [152] 1-inch lps) Row 6: *Ch 1, sk next lp, sl st in next lp, ch 1, with sk lp be­hind lp just worked, sl st in sk lp. Rep from * across to last lp. Sl st in last lp. Turn. (122 [152] sl sts, 120 [150] ch-1 sps) Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each sl st and ch-sp across. Turn. (242 [302] sc)

Row 8: Ch 1, lift lp on hook to 1 inch. Hold lp on hook with thumb. *In­sert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp, ch 1, lift lp to 1 inch. Rep from * across, re­mov­ing lps from hook ev­ery 5–8 lps. At end of row, re­move all lps from hook ex­cept last lp, yo, pull strand through lp, sc in sp be­tween last lp and last strand. Turn. (242 [302] 1-inch lps) Row 9: Sc in each lp across. Turn. (242 [302] sc)

Row 10: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, lift lp on hook to 1 inch. Hold lp on hook with thumb. *In­sert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp, ch 1, lift lp to 1 inch. Rep from * across, re­mov­ing lps from hook ev­ery 5–8 lps. At end of row, re­move all lps from hook ex­cept last lp, yo, pull strand through lp, sc in sp be­tween last lp and last strand. Turn. (242 [302] 1-inch lps) Row 12: Ch 2, *place 5 lps on hook, yo, pull up a lp through all 5 lps, yo, draw through both lps on hook, ch 4. Rep from * to last lp. Ch 2, sc in last lp. Turn. (50 [62] sc, 192 [240] chs) Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch across. Turn. (242 [302] sc)

Row 14: Ch 1, lift lp on hook to 1 inch. Hold lp on hook with thumb. *In­sert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp, ch 1, lift lp to 1 inch. Rep from * across,

re­mov­ing lps from hook ev­ery 5–8 lps. At end of row, re­move all lps from hook ex­cept last lp, yo, pull strand through lp, sc in sp be­tween last lp and last strand. Turn. (242 [302] 1-inch lps) Row 15: Sc in each lp across. Turn. (242 [302] sc) Note: For longer length on size small wrap, fol­low in­struc­tions in [ ]. Rows 16–27 [16–39]: Rep rows 4–15 once [twice]. Rows 28–31 [40–43]: Rep rows 4–7.

Row 32 [44]: Ch 1, lift lp on hook to 1/2 inch. Hold lp on hook with thumb. *In­sert hook in next sc, yo, pull up a lp, ch 1, lift lp to 1/2 inch. Rep from * across, re­mov­ing lps from hook ev­ery 5–8 lps. At end of row, re­move all lps from hook ex­cept last lp, yo, pull strand through lp, sc in sp be­tween last lp and last strand. Turn. (242 [302] 1/2- inch lps)

Row 33 [45]: Sc in each lp across. Turn. (242 [302] sc) Row 34 [46]: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

Wet-block and gen­tly shape to fin­ished measurements but do not stretch. Op­tional: For col­or­rich yarn, add 1 ta­ble­spoon of white vine­gar to wa­ter to pre­vent bleed­ing of color.

Cre­ate the look of broom­stick lace with just your cro­chet hook! The var­ie­gated cot­ton yarn gives the de­sign its com­plex look with­out ever chang­ing col­ors!

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