Short Description: Tombo Wrap by Irina Anikeeva. The name Tombo is Japanese for dragonfly and it symbolize courage, strength, and happiness. Japanese quilting and embroidery technique Sashiko became an inspiration for this elegant wrap. The central part is worked in Mosaic garter stitch. It means that knitter is always working with just one color in every row. Wrap is worked from one longer edge to other.
Gauge: 20 sts x 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) on size US 6 (4 mm) needles in Garter Stitch, after blocking
Finished Measurements: 16 inches /41 cm brim circumference (unstretched). 9”/23 cm height from base of ribbing to top-center of crown
Materials Used: Approximately 1425 yds/1303 m of fingering weight yarn: 890 yds/816 m of Color A and 535 yds/489 m of Color B
Needle Size: US 6 (4 mm) circular (circ) needles 32”/80 cm long, or size to obtain gauge; 2 double-pointed needles (dpns) of same size; US 7 (4.5 mm) circular (circ) needles 32”/80 cm long (optional)
Pattern Includes: Written instructions & chart
Skill Level: Intermediate