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Brokilon

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in texture sts
US 6 - 4.0 mm
650 - 690 yards (594 - 631 m)
one size, adjustable
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Brokilon is a shawl inspired by the magical and dark place - The kingdom of forest dryads, from the Witcher’s world. It is forbidden territory full of big trees, plants and fantasy creatures.

This shawl is knitted top down. First, you knit a small triangular body with the textured stitch and then pick up stitches for the lace part. After leafy lace portion you repeat texture motive to make a Bridge to the magical forest. If you want you can add some beads on border to make beautiful effect of mystery or very delicate touch like morning dew depends of what yarn and beads you use.

Size
190 cm/ 75 “ wingspan and 76 cm/ 30” long at center

Needles
4 mm / US #6 - circular needle (100 cm/40” long)

Yarn
3 skeins of Magic loop “kolorLOVE” (80% superwash merino, 20% nylon; 210 m /230 yds per 50 g); Sample made in color “W ciemnym lesie” (eng. “In the dark forest”)

Gauge
22 sts and 28 rows over 10 cm/ 4” in texture st worked flat after wet blocking. The gauge isn’t crucial on this project, but differences will affect the finished size as well as the required yardage.

Notions
About 6 g (248 beads) of Toho beads 6/o and dental floss or small hook to add beads, 4 stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking pins.

Huge Thanks to my dear testers for their awesome help Also to lovely Agnieszka (known as tuptup- from “magicloop” store) for this collaboration and her beautiful yarns.