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shop sample: modern wrapper

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The Modern Wrapper by Churchmouse Yarns has long been a shop-favorite here at Knot Another Hat. When Kelbourne Woolens released the lightweight tweed yarn, Cricket, I immediately pictured it knit up as a Modern Wrapper. 


The Modern Wrapper has a boxy, oversized fit that is ultra comfortable and forever wearable. They describe the fit as "one size to flatter every body", and I couldn't agree more. 


We paired Cricket (4 skeins) with Berroco Aerial (5 skeins) for a fabric that is light, warm, and snuggly. It also works well with Malabrigo Mohair (6 skeins) or Madelinetosh Impression (4 skeins). 


We may have gotten a bit carried away coming up with pairings to inspire you to make your own Modern Wrapper - you can see those here. 😉 

PROJECT SPECS

Finished Size:  one size to fit every body
Pattern: Modern Wrapper by Churchmouse Yarns is available for purchase on Ravelry 
Yarn: 4 sk. Kelbourne Woolens Cricket in Sea Glass and Berroco Aerial in 3441 Lagoon (held together) - click here to see collection of grab-and-go bundles for this project
Gauge: 15 stitches and 22 rows over 4 inches [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch 
Needles: US 9 & 10 (5.5 and 6.0mm)

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1 comment

  • I am wondering how scratchy the wool is. Is it 100% wool? The large skein. I can wear mohair, just not wool with scratchyness and roughness to it. I LOVE the modern wrapper pattern. It looks light weight once knitted, when I zoom in. Thank you
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    Knot Another Hat replied:
    The Kelbourne Woolens Cricket tweed is a 100% merino wool, not your typical rough feeling tweed. Merino is a softer wool and combined with the mohair/silk blend it is quite soft, in my opinion – everyone’s perception of scratchiness is personal, of course! >

    Kathleen spike

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