POW – Almond Wrap, the Knitting Pattern to Fall in Love With
Is love at first sight a myth? Maybe or maybe not, but when it comes to knitting, my first glimpse of this pattern felt like falling in love.
Take a moment and imagine yourself on a cool night, cozy and warm as can be wrapped up in chunky stitches and beautiful cables. Perhaps in this vision, you are out with friends or sitting next to a fire, or maybe even dressed up for a special night.
Do you see it too? That’s what I imagined the moment I flipped through the Tahki Yarns Terra Collection and saw the Almond Wrap. It’s a beautiful thing, seeing a pattern with so many potential uses.
If you want to live this moment for yourself, or maybe fall in love with one of the other 10 patterns, flip over to the Tahki Yarns Terra Collection page. Go ahead—it’s worth a look. When you’re ready to come back from this knitting eye candy, here are all the details of the Almond Wrap:
Almond Wrap Knitting Pattern Details
Difficulty Advanced beginner.
Finished Size 17” wide and 46” long.
Yarn Tahki Yarns Big Montana (100% pure wool roving; 71 yd (65 m)/3.5 oz (100 g): #201 natural, 5 hanks.
Needles Size 17 (12.75 mm) needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge 7 sts and 13 rows = 4″ in Seed st.
Notes For those new to cabling this basics post is a nice place to start. Or get this free cable knitting download for practice swatches and more specific directions. If you’re ready, skip all that and go straight to knitting cables faster with this technique. You may also want to bookmark this helpful post with fixes for common cabling mistakes. For any other techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary at www.interweave.com/interweave-knitting-glossary.
You too can get the Almond Wrap, along with the 10 other patterns, in the Tahki Yarns Terra Collection.
Yours in knitting,