Make a bold statement with a mitered-square wrap! The lines, the texture and the yarn combine to result in pure pleasure.
18 inches wide x 60 inches long
• Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Collection Everyday Soft Worsted (worsted weight; 100% acrylic; 203 yds/113g per skein): 3 skeins each black #1012 (MC) and mist #1023 (CC)
• Size 10 (6mm) 29-inch circular and double-point needles or size needed to obtain gauge
• 4 stitch markers (1 in a different color for beg of rnd)
14 sts and 22 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in pat. To save time, take time to check gauge.
Mitered Square Rnd 1: With MC, [k2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk] 4 times. Rnd 2: Purl. Rnd 3: [K2tog, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to 2 sts before marker, ssk] 4 times. Rnd 4: Knit. Rnd 5: [P2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, p2tog] 4 times. Cut MC. Rnd 6: Using CC, knit around. Rnds 7 and 9: [K2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk] 4 times. Rnd 8: *K1, p1; rep from * around. Rnd 10: Knit. Cut CC.
Rep Rnds 1–10 for pat.
Each rectangle begins at the outer edge and decreases to the center. Change to double-point needles when stitches no longer fit around circular needle.
Decreases are worked on each side of markers every odd-numbered round; 8 stitches are decreased on each decrease round.
Each new rectangle is picked up along 1 long edge of the previous rectangle.
Rectangle 1 Using MC and circular needle, [cast on 42 sts, pm, cast on 62 sts, pm] twice, placing a different-color marker at end for beg of rnd; join without twisting—208 sts.
Work [Rnds 1–10 in Mitered Square pat] 4 times—48 sts rem with 2 sts between markers on short sides and 24 between markers on long sides of the rectangle.
Divide sts onto 2 needles and work 3-needle bind-off (see page 127) to close center. Cut yarn and fasten off. Rectangle 2 Using MC and circular needle, cast on 42 sts, pm, cast on 62 sts, pm, cast on 42 sts; pick up and knit 62 sts along long side edge of previous rectangle, place different-color marker for beg of rnd; join without twisting—208 sts.
Work rectangle same as rectangle 1. Rectangles 3–5 Work same as for rectangle 2.
Weave in ends. Block to measurements.