Dotted Rays - Speckled Fade


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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    This top-down shawl is a colorful variation of the original Dotted Rays design. Choose 5 or 6 colors and create your own gradient by striping the colors together using the Speckled Fade color technique. Westknits shortcut rows with yarn over holes form the long curved shape. Select between the multiple border options and knit a large or super large sized shawl.

    The main difference between this variation and the original is the chevron border option. You can also use the original Dotted Rays pattern if you already have that PDF and apply the speckle fade treatment using my project notes here.

  • Size
    Large 15 wedges (Super Large 16 wedges)

    Finished Measurements
    88 (98)“ / 224 (249)cm wingspan, 20 (24)” / 51 (61)cm at widest part between I-cord edges. Measurements taken after blocking.

    Fingering weight

    Approximately 1525 [1685]yds / 1394 [1541]m total.

    These individual yardage estimates are based on the Super Large Size.
    Color A - 110yds / 101m
    Color B - 325yds / 297m
    Color C - 440yds / 402m
    Color D - 365yds / 334m

    Garter Stitch Version
    Color E - 285yds / 261m

    Chevron Version
    Color E - 175yds / 160m
    Color F - 270yds / 247m

    47” US 4 / 3.5mm circular

    Tapestry needle

    22 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

  • Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn

    Neutral Version
    Color A - Silence
    Color B - Monarch
    Color C - Potluck (similar to Typewriter)
    Color E - Oracle
    Color D - Night Ride

    Blue/Orange Version
    Color A - Typewriter
    Color B - Potluck (similar to Heyday color)
    Color C - Potluck
    Color D - Potluck
    Color E - Ink
    Color F - Genie

    The pattern includes notes on how to fade your colors together.