Botanical Wrap By Claire Montgomerie
Find the pattern in issue 123 of Inside Crochet magazine.
Try out intarsia crochet with these simple blocks of colour. The added surface crochet is a fun technique and adds textural interest to the bold colour blocks.
● Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino, 55% wool/33% acrylic/ 12% cashmere, 50g/125m/137yds Yarn A: Ecru 101 x 3 balls Yarn B: Teal 203 x 1 ball Yarn C: Light Pink 600 x 1 ball Yarn E: Mint 03 x 1 ball Yarn F: Acid Yellow 91 x 1 ball
● MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino, 100% wool, 50g/125m/137yds Yarn D: Moss 103 x 1 ball
● 4.5mm hook
● Yarn needle
Any sportweight to DK-weight yarn will work here, or choose a different weight yarn to create a differently sized wrap or blanket.
Claire is the stylist and photoshoot editor of Inside Crochet, and a textiles teacher, author and designer specialising in knit and crochet. Her latest book is Hooked by Parragon books. Find out more at www.montyknits.blogspot.com.
Designer: Claire Montgomerie