Repeated oval motifs emulate the picturesque look of cobbled stones in this wrap. Its style is so versatile: you could wear it with jeans and a long-sleeved tee or add it to a cute sweater dress for your next family get together.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Approximately 69” long x 20” wide
Gauge: 4 repeats and 9 rows = 4” [10 cm]
Yarn: Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Serenity Sock Weight (50% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Bamboo, 25% Nylon; 230 yards [210 meters]/50 grams): #DN-150-11 Charcoal, 8 balls
Hook: US size H/8 (5 mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle; stitch markers
4 Double Crochet Shell V-Stitch (Sh): (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated place.
Edging Shell (EdgSh): 4 dc in indicated st.
Tilted Shell Stitch (Tilted Sh): (sc, ch 3, dc, tr) in indicated place.
Foundation is worked in short stacked rows to create a scalloped edge that is echoed by the Tilted Shells on the finishing edge.
The stitch pattern that creates the look of oval motifs (the stones) uses 3 rows to get one row of stones. Every third row there is a single crochet stitch that is worked into the space between the shells of the first row in the set of 3 rows to create the stones.
Row 1: Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, (dc, tr) in top of sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in top of tr.
Rows 4-39: Rep Row 2-3.
Row 1: Begin working along sides of Foundation Rows, ch 3, turn, EdgSh in side of first sc row, (sk next tr row, Sh next sc row) 18 times, sk last tr row, EdgSh in last sc row – 18 Sh; 2 EdgSh.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, sk next st, EdgSh next st, (sk next 4 sts, Sh in next ch-1 sp) 18 times, sk next 4 sts, EdgSh next st – 18 Sh; 2 EdgSh.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, sk next st, EdgSh next st, ch 2, (*sk next 2 sts, sc in sp before next Sh in second row below capturing middle row in st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts**, Sh in next ch-1 sp, ch 2) 18 times; rep from * to ** once more, EdgSh next st – 18 Sh; 38 ch-2 sp; 19 sc; 2 EdgSh.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, sk next st, EdgSh next st, (sk to next Sh, Sh in ch-1 sp) 18 times, EdgSh in next to last st – 18 Sh; 2 EdgSh.
Row 5: Rep Row 2.
Row 6: Rep Row 3.
Rows 7-153: Rep Rows 4-6, 49 times. There will be 51 rows of Stones at the end of Row 153.
Row 154 (Edging): Ch 2, turn, sk next st, Tilted Sh in next st, (sk to next Sh, Tilted Sh in ch-1 sp) 18 times, sc next to last st – 19 Tilted Sh; 1 sc.
Weave in ends. Gently block.