Short Description: Fading Point Wrap
Gauge: Your working gauge should be 22 sts and 44 rows. BUT your finished (pinned, stretched and blocked out) gauge should be 20 sts and 40 rows. Both gauges are given to 4” (10 cm) on US 5 (3.75 mm) needles in Garter st.
Finished Measurements: 26½" (66 cm) wide and 88" (220 cm) long.
Materials Used: Yarn: 5 skeins of fingering weight yarn in 5 different colors. I used La Bien Aimée Twist Sock (80% Merino / 20% Nylon; 467/425m; 100g) in a Fade or Gradient combination. You need approx. 400yd/365m each of all 5 colors.
- Color 1 (Darkest): I used colorway Undergrowth.
- Color 2: I used Victorian Mauve.
- Color 3: I used Souvenir.
- Color 4: I used La Belle Époque.
- Color 5 (lightest): I used Primrose.
Needle Size: 2 sets of US 5 (3.75 mm) circular or straight needle. If you are using circulars, 24”-32” are good lengths, but choose any length you are comfortable with.
Other Details: Stitch markers, stitch holders, waste yarn or an extra cable, tapestry needle, blocking pins or wires.