Charlotte

Charlotte is an enclosed body-hugging wrap with an easy picot trim at the edges. The Night and Day 2 stranded color pattern – a 6 stitch by 6 row repeat – is worked on the outside surface, with background color continuing to the inside self-lining. This piece is worked in the round, vertically, from provisional cast on to Kitchener stitch join. The 2 layer knit fabric is rich and dense. Work is begun at the lower inside edge with its picot trim creating the turn from back to front and front to back again.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Height: 12
½, 13¼, 14"
Circumference: 39, 46, 54
"

MATERIALS
Yarn
Shown in Chickadee wool by Quince & Co. (100% wool; 181 yds (166m) per 50g skein);
• Main color – chanterelle; 5, 7, 8 skeins, or for comparable yarn approximately 920, 1135, 1425 yards; and
• Contrast color – belize; 2, 2, 3 skeins, or for comparable yarn approximately 300, 375, 475 yards.

Needles

1 24 to 32" circular needle, US5 (3.75mm) or size to obtain stranded color gauge
1 24 to 32" circular needle, US3 (3.25mm) or size to obtain stockinette stitch gauge

Notions
Stitch marker (for marking start of round)
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn for provisional cast on

GAUGE
24 sts and 36.4 rows to 4
" in 1 color stockinette stitch using US3 (3.25mm) needles, after steaming
24 sts and 32 rows to 4
" in 2 stranded color pattern using US5 (3.75mm) needles, after steaming

SKILLS REQUIRED
Provisional cast on, circular knitting, 2 stranded color work, decreasing (k2tog), increasing (yo), and Kitchener stitch joining.

5 page pdf includes pattern instructions, photographs, schematics, and definitions for relevant abbreviations.

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