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2. Since they are quick to finish (see above), you can shop for yarn more often.
3. No finishing. With rare exceptions, most wraps are done when then knitting is done. Weave in a few ends and it’s ready to wear. No tedious seaming, ribbing, or buttons to sew.
4. They always fit. Nothing is more disappointing to a knitter than working for months on a sweater only to finish, try it on and discover it isn’t a great fit. If you wanted to wear a sweater that isn't flattering, you could save yourself a lot of time and go buy one.
5. They make great gifts. For knitting and non-knitting friends alike, handmade gifts are the best – and a scarf always fits (see #4 above!).
A quick glance at favorite projects on Ravelry confirms that wraps are very popular. Our May pattern collection, Wrap It Up, is all about wraps. From rectangular scarves and stoles, to triangular and circular shawls, in garter, chevron, ridges, and lace and eyelets, Wrap It Up has a wide and diverse selection.
As always, our printed books have a scratch-off code for a download of the entire collection. Or you can purchase individual designs as pdf downloads. Click on the cover below to see all the projects in the book.
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