Pattern for Sale: The Happy Wrap

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The Happy Wrap takes three different lace stitches, all based on a diamond motif, to create a flowing but nonrepetitive whole.

Available in my Ravelry Shop (no registration necessary; pay by PayPal) for $6!

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It is named for and inspired by my grandmother, Harriett. The smiles are for her joyous spirit; the diamonds for her brilliance; the hearts for her boundless love.

Also designed in partnership with Brooklyn Handspun, whose lovely hand-dyed yarn makes this a pleasure to knit AND wear.

Stitches used: Knit, Purl, Slip, K2tog, SSK, SK2P (slip, K2tog, pass slipped stitch over). The edging is scalloped by dint of blocking, not special edge stitches.

Size: Approx 21in (53cm) wide by 64in (160cm) long
Gauge: 25 stitches and 38 rows to make a 4in (10cm) square in stockinette stitch

2 skeins Brooklyn Handspun Soft Spun Superwash Sock Yarn (100% Wool) Boysenberry Bump Colorway [113g/4oz to 500 yd/457m]
1000 yds (900m) fingering weight yarn.
1 set US4 (3.5mm) needles
Tapestry needle
OPTIONAL: stitch markers and lifelines for lace knitting


  • Dorothy

    It's GORGEOUS! Unbelievably GORGEOUS!

  • Dot Com Mom

    That is so beautiful! Great job and lovely bold color.

  • Wow! That's gorgeous! Love your blog and am going to become a follower. Feel free to check my blog and become my follower, too. Thanks so much for sharing that shawl! Kathy

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