Big & Bigger Basketweave Wrap Using Rowan Moordale
We wanted a piece with lots of squishy texture and glorious, lavish proportions—one we could fling grandly over our shoulders or wrap up in indoors or out. Then we scaled it down a little, both in size and gauge. But you can knit either size in either gauge so your yarn choices are vast!
For a big bouncy Big & Bigger Basketweave Wrap that’s lighter weight, we chose Rowan Moordale. This DK-weight yarn is a springy blend of alpaca fiber and fine micron Bluefaced Leicester wool. Fine and crimpy, Bluefaced Leicesters have one of the softest fleeces of British sheep! With the silky touch of alpaca, Moordale knits into a robust, squishy wrap that drapes beautifully.
Approx. 16 x 72"/40.5 x 183cm, after blocking.
6 skeins Rowan Moordale (251 yds/230m each).
Shown in Color 006.
Or approx. 1320 yds/1207m of an equivalent DK-weight yarn.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 4 (3.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
5 stitch markers.
2 locking markers.
Darning needle to finish.
Blocking wires and/or T-pins.
Approx. 27 sts/40 rows = 4"/10cm in pattern, after blocking.
The Free Pattern
See "The Details" tab for size, yarn, needle, and gauge information.
Digital Big & Bigger Basketweave Wrap pattern. (Download)
Printed Big & Bigger Basketweave Wrap pattern. (Requires shipping.)
COLOR: 006 Bronzed. Heathered rusty red.
COLOR: 001 Feather. Oatmeal with brown sugar.
COLOR: 002 Pepper. Stone grey.
COLOR: 003 Turmeric. Pollen yellow.
COLOR: 004 Gooseberry. Lichen green.
COLOR: 005 Thai. Forest green.
COLOR: 007 Beetroot. Pinot noir.
COLOR: 008 Blue Moor. Hydrangea blue.
COLOR: 009 Oxford Blue. Heathered cobalt.
COLOR: 010 Ash. Soot grey.
COLOR: 011 Nutmeg. Chocolate milk.
COLOR: 012 Pewter. Graphite.