Arcus by Corinne Fourcade

Arcus

Knitting
July 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch before blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
618 yards (565 m)
One size fits all
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Arcus is an unusually shaped shawl. I designed it especially for sock yarns with long colour repeats and these are the yarns, which will work best with this design. The top of the shawl is V shaped so that the sides will sit on the shoulders comfortably, without sliding down.

Difficulty
Intermediate

Yarn
Jawoll Magic Dégradé Sock yarn, about 565 m / 618 yds
Other yarn suggestions: Knit Picks Chroma, Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball, DROPS Fabel

Notions
Needles: US6/4.0mm circular needle or size needles needed to obtain gauge
Accessories: 8 stitch markers, some scrap yarn, darning needle

Necessary Skills
Knitting in the round, M1, short rows (w&t but no picking up of the wraps), picking up stitches, P2tog & K2tog
(optional: toe-up magic cast on)

Gauge
22 sts x 32 rows / 10 cm - 4” in stocking stitch before blocking

Size
One size, about 168 cm / 66” wide x 44 cm / 17.5” tall blocked