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The Crochet Mobius Wrap was designed specifically for the 2nd annual 30 Days of Cozy! Since it was all about items for fall, especially items that are hygge, I had to make sure it was huggable. 🙂
For me, any type of wrap is like wearing a hug or a blanket for the cooling weather of fall.
In choosing yarn to capture the coziness, I dove in my stash for some Patons Classic Wool Bulky. I had a ton in my stash that I acquired during the infamous Spinrite Tent sale in Washington, NC several years ago. Yes, several years ago…. we all have yarn in our stash that has been hanging out waiting for the perfect project. And this was the perfect project, as the twist of the mobius helps it stay on your shoulders.
Don’t know what a Mobius is? It’s a loop with one twist in it. You can make one by creating a long flat piece, twist one end and attach to the other end. The second option is to create one twist after completing the chain or foundation row, and then each round is worked in the top and bottom of the foundation round.
- Patons Classic Wool Bulky, bulky weight #5 yarn (100% wool; 78 yds/ 71 m; 3.5 oz/100 g skein): Color A: Gold, Color B: Mocha, 3 skeins each, or 468 yds total of same weight yarn
- Hook US Furls Crochet Hook, L/11 (8.00 mm) or size needed to meet gauge
- Yarn needle
- Measuring tape
Approx. 8.6 dc = 4”, 4 rows of dc = 4”
Make a gauge swatch by making a swatch of at least 6” x 6” dc stitches and make the first row with fdc
- Small: 36” circumference x 20.5” tall
- Medium: 40” circumference x 20.5” tall
- Large: 44” circumference x 20.5” tall
- X Large: 48” circumference x 20.5” tall
- 2X Large: 52” circumference x 20.5” tall
- 3X Large: 56” circumference x 20.5” tall
- 4X Large: 60” circumference x 20.5” tall
- 5X Large: 64” circumference x 20.5” tall
- Ch: chain
- CSDC: chainless starting double crochet
- dc: double crochet
- fdc: foundation double crochet
- sc: single crochet
- sl st: slip stitch
- Str: starting treble crochet
- tr: treble
- X-St: x stitch
- YO: yarn over
SPECIAL STITCHES & TECHNIQUES
CSDC: pull up a loop, holding loop, YO (by wrapping around hook), insert hook in first stitch, YO, pull up a loop, [YO, pull through 2 loops] twice
Str: sc in first stitch without a chain 1, insert hook through middle of first sc and under 2 loops, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops, [insert hook through middle of last sc and under 2 loops, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops] twice
X-St: each X-St is followed by a treble as follows – YO 2 times, insert hook in next stitch, YO, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), YO, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook), YO (4 loops on hook), skip next 2 stitches, insert hook in next stitch, YO, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook), [YO, pull through 2 loops] four times, chain 2, YO, insert hook from right to left under two loops in center of the X (not under the legs of the X), YO, pull up a loop, [YO, pull through 2 loops] twice. Complete a standard treble crochet in the next st [YO 2 times, insert hook in next stitch, YO, pull up a loop, (YO and pull through 2 loops) three times].
The X-St as written will cover 5 stitches of the row below. The first leg of the X will be in one stitch, two stitches are skipped, and the second leg of the X is placed in the next stitch (4th stitch). The treble crochet is placed in the next stitch (5th stitch of row below). Click here for tutorial.
How to join Fdc in the round: For final fdc, YO and insert hook through foundation chain, YO and pull up loop (3 loops on hook), insert hook through foundation of first st (starting ch-3), YO and pull through two loops (3 loops on hook), [YO, pull through two loops] twice, sl st to 3rd ch to join
- Pattern is written US terms.
- Read the entire pattern before beginning.
- Be careful to twist Row 1 only once before completing the last fdc.
- After the first row, each round is worked along the top and bottom before joining due to the twist.
- Each X-St is followed by a tr, so the Str counts as the tr for the last X-St, and all X-Sts and tr cover 5 stitches.
- The circumference can be adjusted by adding or subtracting multiples of 5.
- The height can be adjusted by adding or subtracting rounds.
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MEDIUM SIZE ONLY
With Color A
Row 1: 84 fdc, make one twist, make last fdc following the special technique to join – 85 fdc
Round 2: CSDC in first st, dc in each st around, sl st to join – 170 dc
Round 3: Str (counts as tr for last X-St, here and throughout), X-St around, sl st to join, turn – 34 tr; 34 X-St
All tr and X-St are worked on top of the previous row of tr and X-St
Round 4 – 5: Str, X-St around, sl st to join, turn – 34 tr; 34 X-St
Change to Color B
Round 6 – 8: Repeat Round 4 – 34 tr; 34 X-St
Round 9- 10: CSDC in first st, dc in each st around, sl st to join. Fasten off. – 170 dc
Weave in all ends, trim excess.
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