Crochet the Look? I love the pretty fringed wrap on this unidentified model after the latest Margaret Howell show — especially right now, since it’s the perfect seasonal transition piece. As is often the case, the details are hard to discern from Vanessa’s street-style photo, but it sure looks like crochet to me, so I called on Cal Patch for a consult. Cal agrees, and had the same thought as me: that it might very well be a triangular shawl with fringe along the two sides, wrapped in scarf-like fashion. Maybe even as simple as a big half-granny square, with fringe added. Another great option would be Cal’s Wingfeathers Shawl pattern, crocheted in a worsted or heavier yarn. If you prefer a rectangular scarf, you could also follow the Purl Bee’s Granny Stripe Blanket instructions and just change the dimensions to a wrap-sized (rather than bed-sized) rectangle, then add fringe along one long edge. Wrap and go. Whichever you choose, it would be lovely in the Purl Soho Worsted Twist in that Heirloom White I love so much.
See Vanessa’s post for an additional view.
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Or try my partner’s triangular granny-stitch shawl in lace weight for great drape and lightness–
That yarn looks soooo lucsious!
A white wrap is an underrated wardrobe staple–I’m glad to see you featuring one–
So pretty, wish I crocheted.
This is beautiful! If you want to try a KNIT version that resembles it, check out this new free pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rittenhousetown-wrap
I saw that on Instagram this morning — major swoon.
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