Chromophore by Thien-Kieu Lam


November 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Fingering
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Modified garter rib
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1904 yards (1741 m)
One Size
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One size: 166.5cm / 65½“ long x 46cm / 18” wide

Yarn: Walk Collection Cottage Merino (fingering / 4-ply-weight; 100% superwash Merino; 360m / 393yds per 100g skein)
Yarn A: Peach Pop; 1 skein
Yarn B: Fire Lily; 1 skein
Yarn C: Summer Sorbet; 1 skein
Yarn D: Pomodoro; 1 skein
Yarn E: Walk Collection KidMohair Lace
(lace-weight; 70% mohair, 30% silk; 420m / 459yds per 50g skein)
Shade: Pomodoro; 2 skeins
NOTE: The wrap uses almost all of both skeins of KidMohair Lace. Consider a third skein for swatching or repurpose yarn from swatch to finish wrap. Alternately, omit last 14 rows of Section 7
for a slightly shorter wrap.

Also shown in shades:
Yarn A: Secret; 1 skein
Yarn B: Envy; 1 skein
Yarn C: Smoky; 1 skein
Yarn D: Nightshade; 1 skein
Yarn E: Envy; 2 skeins

Yarn A: approx. 245m / 268yds of fingering / 4-ply-weight yarn
Yarn B: approx. 252m / 276yds of fingering / 4-ply-weight yarn
Yarn C: approx. 202m / 221yds of fingering / 4-ply-weight yarn.
Yarn D: approx. 202m / 221yds of fingering / 4-ply-weight yarn
Yarn E: approx. 840m / 918yds of lace-weight yarn

Gauge: 21 sts & 30 rows = 10cm / 4” over modified garter rib on 3.25mm needles, after blocking.
21 sts & 30 rows = 10cm / 4” over lace pattern (Chart B) on 3.25mm needles, after blocking.

Needles: 3.25mm / US 3 circular needle, 80cm / 32” length
Note: Wrap is worked flat but a circular needle is recommended to accommodate sts.
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: T-pins and wires (optional for blocking), tapestry needle

Notes: Chromophore is worked flat from end to end. One strand of Cottage Merino (yarn A, B, C or D) and one strand of KidMohair Lace (yarn E) are held together throughout, with different shades of Cottage Merino used for each section.