Afloat by Cindy Garland


May 2013
Light Fingering ?
17 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
645 yards (590 m)
Blocked measurements: 63 x 19 in. (160 x 48 cm).
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Nothing shouts clean, crisp summertime more than nautical stripes. Add some stunning lace edging and color accents and you have the perfect summer shawl. Whether for a beach bonfire, swimsuit sarong or posh cruise wear, you’ll find yourself reaching for it all summer long.

This is the first in our Salt in the Air shawl series eBook. In a versatile crescent shape, you will cast on only 3 stitches, work from the top down, knit on the 9” lace border, and there are only 30 stitches to bind off.

Directions are fully written and charted.

NOTE: Our friends at Stunning String Studio are offering their Stunning Superwash Fingering as shown above or in your choice of colors in a special kit for a limited time.

Skills: Knit, purl, kfb, yo, k2tog, k3tog, ssk, slip, Backwards Loop Cast On.

Fingering: MC: 470 yds (430 m); CC1: 150 yds (137 m); CC2: 25 yds (23 m)

Needles: US 6 (4.0 32” (81cm) circular needle or size required to obtain gauge.

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