Cloudy Skies Shawl

5.00 USD  

This fingering-weight triangular shawl is worked from the top down in a pretty lace pattern repeated throughout. A gradient yarn kit with four colours creates a lovely colour effect. Any amount of yarn may be used; be sure to finish at the end of a 12 row repeat. The lace pattern is easy to master.

Yarn

Red Sock Blue Sock Yarn Comfort Sock Gradient Adventure (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 725 yd [663 m]/7 oz [200 g]). Four 50 g skeins in kit. Shown in Teal.

Amount of yarn required per colour: approx 110 yd of MC; approx 154 yd of CC1; approx 150 yd of CC2; approx 96 yd of CC3. Total: 510 yd.

Needles

US size 6 [4.0 mm] 32” [80 cm] circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.
* Shawl is worked flat, but a circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

Gauge

16 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern, after blocking.

Notions

Markers; tapestry needle.

Finished Measurements

Approximately 27 inches [69 cm] deep at middle point and 46 inches [117 cm] long across the top, after blocking.

Required Skills

Knitting lace, blocking lace. Stitches used: k, p, k2tog, SKP, yo, M1 (backward loop cast-on), M1L, M1R.