Knitted Pull Through Wrap

A couple of years ago I received several skeins of hand dyed wool yarn.  Really beautiful yarn and I wanted to find the perfect thing to knit for myself.  I came across this pattern on and this past summer I started knitting.  This was not a knitting project that I could do mindlessly while watching a movie – so it took time, ok a lot of time!  But to be fair to myself I knitted many other things between the summer and now, picking this project up in-between other projects.  I finished knitting it about a month ago and it has sat on the back of my couch waiting to be blocked – why did I wait so long?!  I don’t know, because blocking takes pretty much no effort.  But having time with the snow outside – I decided it was time!  I love it.

Knitted Pull Through Wrap (original pattern)

Shawl done

Items Needed

Size 8 round needles
Size 9 round needles
3 – 4 skeins
Cable needle
Darning needle

Approximate size:Wrap measures 17½” x 70” (mine was about 65 inches long)

Gauge: 16 sts = 4”; 29 rows = 4” in Seed st with larger needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE.


C4B = Slip next 2 sts to cable needle and hold in back, K2, K2 from cable needle.
C4F = Slip next 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, K2,K2 from cable needle.

How To:

With smaller needles, cast on 75 sts. Work in Seed st as follows:

Row 1: (Right Side): K1, * P1, K1; repeat from * across.
Rows 2-6: Repeat Row 1.
Change to larger needles

Row 1: (Right Side): (K1, P1) 6 times, (P2, K5, P3, K5, P2) 3 times, (P1, K1) 6 times.
Row 2: (K1, P1) 6 times, (K2, P4, K5, P4, K2) 3 times, (P1,K1) 6 times.
Row 3: (K1, P1) 6 times, (P2, K13, P2) 3 times, (P1, K1) 6 times.
Row 4: (K1, P1) 6 times, (K2, P4, K1, P3, K1, P4, K2) 3 times, (P1, K1) 6 times.
Row 5: (K1, P1) 6 times, (P2, C4B, K1, P3, K1, C4F, P2) 3 times, (P1, K1) 6 times.
Row 6: Repeat Row 2.
Row 7: Repeat Row 3.
Row 8: Repeat Row 4.
Repeat Rows 1-8 for Seed st and Cable patterns until 10” from beginning, end wrong side row.

Shawl pattern

Divide For Slits
1. Keeping continuity of patterns, work across first 29 sts; drop yarn and attach 2nd skein of yarn, work across next 17 sts with 2nd skein of yarn; drop yarn and attach 3rd
skein of yarn, work across last 29 sts with 3rd skein of yarn.

2. Working each section separately and staying in pattern, work slits for 6½”, end with a wrong side row.

Shawl openings

3. Now work across all sts with one skein of yarn until 69” from beginning.

4. Change to smaller needles and work 6 rows of Seed st across all sts. Bind off in pattern


1.Weave in all ends.

2. Wet rap thoroughly, squeeze out excess water.  Lay on a towel and pin to block.

Shawl pinned 1

Shawl pinned 2

3. Allow to dry completely.

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2 Responses to Knitted Pull Through Wrap

  1. Candace says:

    It is beautiful and a wonderful color. Looks GREAT on you. A lot of work, but you will have it forever. Will go with everything. And I would think you will wear it ALL winter.

  2. Mardi says:

    So pretty on you Pamela!

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