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Wrapped in the colors of the earth, Ilja
Leja's Earth Maiden walks the woods.
Her wrap is a long, rectangular stole, laced along one
side. Knit from the long edge, the pattern grows organically, highlighting the
random coloration of the handpainted yarn, shown in Kauni Effektgarn 8/2 color EQ.
can wear her creation in a myriad of ways: as a shawl, as a poncho or as a wrap,
with or without an I-cord closure at the front, at the back, or to the side.
The pattern contains instructions for
two versions of this wrap: a full-length version (as pictured) and a
One size fits most. Its generous dimensions are
particularly flattering for those with earthy, voluptuous proportions.
- Full-length wrap:
208 cm./82" long and 39 cm./15.5" wide
- Shorter version of the wrap: 1155 cm./61" long and 39 cm./15.5" wide
: 920 m./1006 yds. (800 m./875 yds. for the shorter version) of double knitting
or light worsted weight yarn
4.5 mm. (US 7) circular needle (80 cm./32 in. recommended)
116 sts = 10 cm./4 in.