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Modern Wrapper Fine – Rowan Fine Lace Version

Modern Wrapper Fine – Rowan Fine Lace Version

"Finally in Fine Lace!"

Our original Modern Wrapper was a big hit, but many knitters asked for a similar style without the mohair component. So we developed a finer-gauge option using two strands of lace-weight yarn held together. This sweet spot of gauge and needle size makes a super-wearable fabric.

We also slimmed the sleeve and silhouette and added a bit more precision to the fit by grading the design in three relaxed sizes. Learn more about the design on the Knitters' Notes tab.

You can grab the pattern and make your yarn selection below. See the Basic Details tab for yarn quantities and other information.

This garment is designed with 16–22"/40–56cm of ease. When choosing which size to knit, we suggest you refer to the schematic for the shoulder width and the upper sleeve width.
Sizes XS/S (M/L, XL). Information given for XS/S; M/L, XL in parentheses ( ).
Finished bust: 54 (62, 70)"/137(158, 178)cm.
To fit bust: 32–38 (40–46, 48–54)"/81–96 (101–117, 122–137)cm.
With ease of: 16–22"/40–56cm.

Finished body length: Measured from high shoulder (where shoulder meets neck) to hem. 28½ (30, 31½)"/72 (76, 80)cm, or desired length.
Center back neck to cuff: 29¾ (31¾, 33¾)"/76 (81, 86)cm, or desired length.

10 (10, 12) skeins Rowan Fine Lace (437 yds/400m each) held double. Shown in size XS/S on 38"/96.5cm bust, in Rowan Finest Color 929 Gunmetal.
Or approx. 1800 (2150, 2350) yds/1650 (1966, 2150)m each of two lace-weight yarns.

To lengthen or shorten body: Add or subtract approx. 44 (51, 56) yds/40 (47, 51)m of yarn per 1"/2.5cm of knitted length.

US 6 (4mm) 24–32"/60–80cm circular needle, or size to obtain gauge.
US 4 (3.5mm) 24–32"/60–80cm circular needle, or 2 US sizes/.5mm smaller than gauge size.
2 ring markers; 17 (20, 23) locking markers; 6 stitch holders (we like to use 4 extra circular needles and 2 double-points in gauge size or smaller, so you can knit off holder from either end); darning needle to finish.

22 sts/32 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch on larger needle, after blocking.

When knitting with two strands at the same time, stop periodically to check for any dropped strands. While it’s not the worst thing that can happen to a sweater, dropped strands are easy to fix, especially if you catch them early.

This garment is knit flat in pieces and seamed. Short rows provide subtle shaping at the shoulders so that the garment sits neatly. We slimmed the sleeve and silhouette and added a bit more precision to the fit by grading the design in three relaxed sizes.

Designed with 16–22" of ease, the Modern Wrapper Fine leaves a lot of options for fit! Use the recommended amount of ease and enjoy the drapey fabric that results. Or knit it on the larger end of the ease range for a more oversized and dramatic look (similar to our original Modern Wrapper but in a lighter fabric). Or try one size smaller than recommended for a closer-fitting piece that’s more like a long cardigan to wear over leggings and a tank top.

If you decide to make your Modern Wrapper Fine into a tunic, leave a small amount of yarn visible after seaming the center front. This way you can easily undo the seam should you want a cardigan instead.

Digital Modern Wrapper Fine pattern. (Download)

Printed Modern Wrapper Fine pattern. (Requires shipping.)

Modern Wrapper Notions Kit (coil-less safety pins, markers, darning needle).

COLOR: 928 Porcelaine. Creamy white.

COLOR: 922 Cobweb. Pale blue with a hint of lavender.

COLOR: 920 Cameo. Peachy sand.

COLOR: 921 Antique. Vintage pink.

COLOR: 927 Era. Yummy plum.

COLOR: 925 Quaint. Mauve.

COLOR: 926 Vintage. Pale fuschia.

COLOR: 933 Aged. Teal blue.

COLOR: 923 Retro. Sea blue.

COLOR: 929 Gunmetal. Deep charcoal.

COLOR: 934 Noir. Night black.

COLOR: 938 Revival. Dusty rose.

COLOR: 940 Sonata. Navy blue.

COLOR: 942 Chalk. Pale robin's egg blue.































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