Catchy Melody by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes
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Catchy Melody

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
722 - 1105 yards (660 - 1010 m)
M, L
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A catchy melody is a tune that is pleasing and easy to remember. I tried to create a knitted version with this shawl. A catchy melody that is fun-to-wear and eye-catching. It has a garter stitch body that stripes a rhythmic verse and a lace border with an easy-to-remember chorus of repeats. One thing I need to mention, though: please be aware that the border is patterned on both right side and wrong side rows – the wrong side rows are not just purled. Just so you know. But also note that this pattern includes both charted and written instruction. Grab your favourite colours and stitch to your heart’s content!

Size
M: 120 x 39 cm / 47¼ x 15¼ inches
L: 152 x 52.5 cm / 59¾ x 20¾ inches
Shown in Size L.

Yarn
Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk
85% merino superwash 15% silk
400 meters (437 yards) / 100 grams

Color 1 (C1)
#5628 Cotton Candy
250 (380) meters 275 (415) yards

Color 2 (C2)
#5686 China Blue
250 (360) meters 275 (395) yards

Color 3 (C3)
#5630 Aqua Foam
160 (270) meters 175 (295) yards

Needle
4 mm (US 6) circular needle, 100 cm (40 inches)
4.5 mm (US 7) needle for binding off only
or the needle size you need to get gauge

Notions
stitch markers (optional)
blocking pins

Gauge
22 stitches / 32 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) in garter stitch measured on the blocked shawl.
Obtaining the gauge given is not crucial for a successful project, but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.