Choose 5 colors of fingering weight yarn and fade them together from light to dark. This shawl is knit sideways as you increase towards the border. I-cord frames the edges as you knit the large leafy lace pattern. Instructions include notes on how to fade your colors together, but you can customize your colorful fading sequence however you like.
Fiery Foliage is the perfect large and cozy shawl for autumn knitting.
Finished Measurements 78″ / 198cm wingspan length, 56″ / 142cm at widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn Fingering weight
Yardage Approximately 1690yds / 1545m total Color A - 420yds / 384m Color B - 420yds / 384m Color C - 290yds / 265m Color D - 280yds / 256m Color E - 280yds / 256m
Needles US 4 / 3.5mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions 18 stitch markers, tapestry needle, scale to weigh the yarn grams
Gauge 24 sts & 32 rows = 4″ / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
Qing Fibre Dashing Sassy (100% Superwash Ultrafine South African Merino; 437yds / 400m per 100g skein) Color A - Bitternut Hickory (lightest) Color B - Quaking Aspen Color C - Leaf Peeping Color D - Sassafrass Color E - Red Maple (darkest)