Elementary Wrap in Posy + Tussock
As even a casual follower of Purl Soho probably knows, we love a swath of stockinette fabric, and nothing does it better than our simple-as-pie Elementary Wrap pattern!
For this version, we add a layer of visual complexity without complicating the pattern itself by combining a strand of our hand-dyed Posy with a strand of mohair-silk Tussock. The effect is a mysterious stew of color and texture, a beautiful blend of all the things we love about fiber!
We’ve put together the ingredients for your own fiber feast with seven Elementary Wrap In Posy + Tussock Bundles. Each one combines colors that bring surprising flavors to the finished piece and make simple stockinette a little something more!
Designed for Purl Soho by Joelle Hoverson.
Share your progress and connect with the community by tagging your pics with #PurlSoho, #PurlSohoBusyHands, #PurlSohoElementaryWrap, #PurlSohoPosy, and #PurlSohoTussock. We can’t wait to see what you make!
To knit your own Elementary Wrap in Posy + Tussock you will need…
- Yarn A: 4(8) skeins of Purl Soho’s Posy, 75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, and 10% nylon. Each skein is 159 yards/ 50 grams; approximately 636 (1,272) yards required.
- Yarn B: 2(4) skeins of Purl Soho’s Tussock, 60% super fine kid mohair and 40% silk. Each skein is 328 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 607 (1,214) yards required.
For both versions, you will also need…
- US 5 (3.75 mm) circular or straight needles
For our samples we used the following bundles, pictured above from left to right…
Yarn A: PINK PAPAYA + Yarn B: BRIGHT VERDIGRIS
Yarn A: TEAL TWILIGHT + Yarn B: ANJOU PEAR
More color choices for inspiration!
Yarn A: WINTER HEATH + Yarn B: PINK JOY
Yarn A: CHILI PEPPER + Yarn B: BRIGHT THISTLE
Yarn A: SOUR GOOSEBERRY + Yarn B: SQUASH BLOSSOM
Yarn A: MOURNING DOVE + Yarn B: LIGHTNING YELLOW
Yarn A: DRIZZLE GRAY + Yarn B: HEIRLOOM WHITE
Yarn A: WEATHERVANE GRAY + YARN B: SILVER NEEDLE
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, holding Yarns A and B together
Finished Dimensions: 9 (18¼) inches wide x 70 inches long
NOTE: Our samples are the Wrap size. If you’re making the 9-inch wide Scarf size, please be aware that its edges may curl more due to the nature of stockinette stitch at the narrower width.
With one strand of Yarn A and one strand of Yarn B, cast on 54 (110) stitches.
Row 1 (wrong side): K1, p1, k1, purl to last three stitches, k1, p1, k1.
Row 2 (right side): K2, p1, knit to last three stitches, p1, k2.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures approximately 70 inches, ending with a wrong-side row.
Bind-off Row (right side): Bind off in pattern.
Weave in the ends and wet block flat.