This cozy blanket wrap I name Turas, which means “journey” in Irish. It features a bold celtic cable in the center, worked on a reverse stockinette background. A Tubular cast-on and bind-off with deep ribbed hems and cable edging, provide a contemporary take on traditional Aran patterning. The worsted weight yarn crisply defines the alternating panels of twisting cables and honeycomb stitch. This wrap is luxuriously long, but the length can be easily altered by working more or fewer pattern repeats.
Finished Measurements 72.5”/184 cm length. 17.25”/44 cm width. Measurements are taken after blocking.
Yarn Approximately 1490 yds/1362 m of Aran weight yarn.
Needles Size US 8/5 mm and US 6/4 mm straight or circular needles 24-32”/60-80 cm long, or size to obtain gauge. Optional second US 6/4 mm circular needle 24-32”/60-80 cm long for Tubular Cast On.
Gauge 25 stitches and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm on size US 8/5 mm needles in Cable Chart, after blocking.