Big Sky Country by Faye Kennington
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Big Sky Country

Knitting
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
The finished shawl is 87¼“/221.5cm across and 29”/73.5cm deep at the point.
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When the skies turn grey, what is better than a
large shawl to wrap around you?

This top down, asymmetrical triangular shawl was
designed to mix and match a favourite speckled
yarn with 4 gradient contrast colours, and uses
stockinette stitch and a simple lace.

The finished shawl is 87¼“/221.5cm across and
29”/73.5cm deep at the point.

Materials
Yarn: Polka Dot Sheep PDS Tenderfoot 80/20, 80%
Merino & 20% Nylon, 400yd/ 366m; 3.5 oz/ 100g.
One skein of MC, plus 200yd/183m (1.75oz/ 50g) of
each CC1, CC2, CC3 & CC4. Sample shown in
Summer Storm (MC), Spinel (CC1), Petals (CC2),
Platinum (CC3) and Scenic Byway (CC4).

Tools
US 6 (4mm) 40”/100cm circular needle, or needle
size necessary to obtain gauge; 2 stitch markers;
tapestry needle.

Gauge
18 sts/32 rows over 4”/10cm in stockinette.

Abbreviations
Bef – Before
CC – Contrast colour
CO – Cast on
Inc - Increase
K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 together- 1 st decreased
M - Marker
MC – Main Colour
P – Purl
Pm – Place marker
Rep – Repeat
RS – Right Side
Sl – Slip stitch purlwise
Sm – Stitch Marker
Ssk – Slip, slip, knit – 1 st decreased
St(s) – Stitch(es)
WS – Wrong Side
YO – Yarn over – 1 st increased