Colubrida Wrap by Angela Hahn

Colubrida Wrap

July 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
483 yards (442 m)
13" deep and 62" wide.
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Snakes abound in mythology, from the White Snake of the Brothers Grimm to Scandinavian, Asian, and Australian stories. Sometimes sinister, sometimes helpful, and sometimes princes in disguise, serpents often signify transformation, power, and triumph over fear. This crescent-shaped wrap is worked from end to end and combines a serpentine lace border with a garter-stitch panel of graduated width. It is tapered at head and tail with increases and decreases worked into the lace pattern; the head of the snake is visible at one end and the tail at the other. Imagine the serpent in this design as a guardian, wrapped protectively around the wearer.

- This wrap is worked sideways from the head to the tail.

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