Antipodes by Libby Jonson

Antipodes

by Libby Jonson
Knitting
November 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
394 - 437 yards (360 - 400 m)
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Knit in one piece from corner to corner Antipodes is a glamorous, lightweight shawlette that uses just one skein of yarn.

The long, narrow crescent-shape, a play on classic shapes, is designed to twist twice around your neck, showing off the striking lace and beautiful drape.

The lace is deceptively simple and knitted at the same time as the shaped garter body.

With written & charted instructions, Antipodes is perfect for experienced knitters and adventurous beginners wanting to create something very special.

The pattern includes a clear explanation on how to make adjustments for a longer or shorter shawlette and includes instructions to ensure you don’t run out of yarn!

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Width: approx. 102”/260 cm (blocked) Depth at the widest part: approx. 8”/20 cm (blocked)

GAUGE
26 sts/28 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch after wet blocking.

YARN
1 skein of DyeForYarn (75% superwash merino Wool / 25% mulberry silk); 100g = 437 yds/400 m in colourway “Trapped in the Underworld”.

If you’re substituting yarn, approx. 394 yds/360 m of fingering-weight yarn.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size US 6/4 mm circular needle..

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Two stitch markers.

SKILL LEVEL
2 balls (see: https://www.trulymyrtle.com/blog/all-the-balls)

As with all Truly Myrtle designs, the pattern has been professionally edited and test knitted.