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Wrapped in a Hug - Shawl

During these last years of the pandemic that have been so difficult and we felt so isolated from our families and friends, the thing I missed the most were the hugs! These tight hugs where we show all our love and tenderness to the people we love. I felt the need to create a beautiful encouraging shawl that represents all these hugs that are about to come and make us so happy again! A shawl that makes us feel JOY! A shawl where we can feel ‘Wrapped in a Hug’ when it wraps us!

Wrapped in a Hug is an asymmetric, one-size shawl that is divided into two parts. 

The first part is an easy 2x2 ribbing in the main colour. A beautiful contrast coloured yarn wraps around 6 ribbing stitches and creates smocked ribbing wraps, alternating all around the shawl. The second part, the border, is based on the Chevron Stitch. Three layers of Garter Chevron Stitch give a nice texture to the shawl. A bit before the bind-off, a row of pink bobbles makes the final edge more romantic and elegant.


Marina Storm


Right now, Wrapped in a Hug is only available as part of our Issue 7! You can get Issue 7 here.


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  • Measurements

    • Total length: 227 cm / 89.25”
    • Total depth: 59 cm / 23.5”


    Sócuna Troca, Ondine (50% Merino, 50% Silk; 400 metres / 437 yards per 100 g)

    Main Colour: 640 metres / 700 yards 

    Contrast Colour: 330 metres / 360 yards

    Sample shown is knit in colourways Montse’s Special (MC) and Pink No.8 (CC).


    3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain gauge)


    24 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (worked flat, in Smocked Ribbing stitch, after blocking)


    • Blocking tools (blocking mats, t-pins, blocking wires)
    • Crochet hook
    • Darning needle
    • Removable stitch markers
    • Tape measure

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