Gypsy Moth Wrap
One Size – Width 56cm. Length (ex. fringes) 139cm.
This pack contains all the Alice Starmore Hebridean 2 Ply yarn required for the Gypsy Moth Wrap, plus an amendment with instructions to be worked in conjunction with those given in A Collector’s Item. You will require a copy of A COLLECTOR’S ITEM for the pattern instructions, the book A Collector’s Item is available for purchase here.
For a step-by-step video tutorial showing all the techniques involved in knitting and finishing stranded garments visit our Stranded Knitting in the Round with Steeks tutorial section.
The Burrell Collection includes a slim fitting, semi-formal jacket which dates from 1600-1625 and is embroidered with silks and silver gilt threads. It is a fine example of the ornate period style. I have used the decorative butterflies and flowers to create a border pattern for a cwrap, but I have updated the style by bringing to the fore the tropical colours of the silk threads.
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Some of the designs from the book A Collector's Item, which are all available as yarn packs.