A top down shawl with nautical bands of colorwork.
Worked from the top down using three colors.
Three skeins of yarn will be including, one skein each of Marina Sunburned and Queen Victoria.
The pattern will be included FREE with the kit (normally a retail value of $7.00) and will be mailed along with the yarn.
Please see my pattern listing for purchasing just the pattern!
Approximate Finished Measurements after blocking
76” (193 cm) wingspan
35” (88.9 cm) at center spine
270—yards fingering weight yarn in Color A
320—yards fingering weight yarn in Color B
330—yards fingering weight yarn in Color C
We used Cape May Fiber Sock (450 yds/100G skein, 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon):
A: Sunburned (White, Orange with Black, Yellow, Red speckle)
B: Queen Victoria (White, Blue with Pink, Orange, Navy speckle)
C: Marina (Tonal Teal)
- US Size 6 (4mm) and 7 (4.5mm) 32” (80 cm) circular knitting needle
- 4 stitch markers
- tapestry needle
18 sts, 34 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch on US Size 6 (4mm) knitting needle after blocking.
18 sts, 34 rows = 4” in colorwork on US Size 7 (4.5mm) knitting needle after blocking.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Please note the fair isle section is charted only.
FOR EACH SKEIN:
content:: 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon
length:: 450 yards / 411 meters
gauge:: 27 sts to 32 sts= 4"
skein weight:: each is 3.5 ounces/ 100 Grams
knitting weight:: fingering / sock
suggested needle size:: on US Size 1 (2.25 mm) to 3 (3.25 mm) Needle
care:: machine or hand wash in warm water. tumble dry low.
This is a seriously soft yet durable 3 ply yarn. It will make beautiful socks, shawls and other lightweight pieces. Hand dyed in the USA.