This semi-circular shawl is knit with fingering weight yarn striped with lace weight mohair silk for a large lightweight fabric. Seven colors stripe together as bands of brioche stitch mix together with simple striped sections. The textural changes yield an entertaining project with exciting color changes. You can customize the stripes and colors as you knit or follow the recommended color placement using seven colorways.
Finished Measurements 88” / 224cm wingspan length, 33” / 84cm from CO to BO edge measured along center. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn Fingering weight
Yardage Color A - 260yds / 238m Color B - 350yds / 320m Color C - 220yds / 201m Color D - 270yds / 247m Color E - 280yds / 256m Color F - 290yds / 265m Color G - 320yds / 293m
Needles US 4 / 3.55mm in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions 34 stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge 22 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking
Blue Sample Life in the Long Grass Singles (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 400yds / 366m per 100g skein) West Wool Glowhair (72% Mohair, 28% Silk; 437yds / 400m per 50g skein)
Color A - LITLG Singles in Stellar Color B - West Wool Glowhair in Norway Color C - LITLG Singles in Icicle Color D - LITLG Singles in Night Color E - LITLG Singles in Wolf Color F - West Wool Glowhair in Dutch Sky Color G - LITLG Singles in Corrode
Green Sample Walk Collection Merlino (90% Merino, 10% Linen; 394yds / 360m per 100g skein) West Wool Glowhair (72% Mohair, 28% Silk; 437yds / 400m per 50g skein)
Color A - Walk Collection Merlino in Lemon & Lime Color B - West Wool Glowhair in Dutch Sky Color C - Walk Collection Merlino in Italian Roast Color D - Walk Collection Merlino in Robin Hood Color E - Walk Collection Merlino in Gobi Color F - West Wool Glowhair in Lichen Color G - Walk Collection Merlino in Hunter