Charlotte & Wilbur by Heather Anderson

Charlotte & Wilbur

Knitting
February 2017
Light Fingering ?
19 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
650 - 845 yards (594 - 773 m)
medium, large
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This pattern is one of 4 patterns in the For the Love of Stories eBook. Unfortunately, individual pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.

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Inspired by the special friendship between Charlotte (the spider) and Wilbur (the pig) in the story Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White, this shawl is worked from the bottom cobweb edge up. Short rows move the cobwebs crisscross across the garter stitch body. Your main color yarn choice would be gradient and variegated friendly, while the edging will show best in a tonal or solid yarn.

Finished Sizes: approx. 64”(88”) wide x 13”(17”) deep, 162(224) x 33(43) cm after blocking.

Materials:
• 2 colors fingering weight yarn, such as Malabrigo sock or Manos del Uruguay Algeria
MC--400(560)yds, 365(512)m
CC--250(285)yds, 228(208)m
• US Size 6 (4.0 mm) 32” (81 cm) or longer for cast on and edging
• US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 32” (81 cm) or longer circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle

Gauge: 21 sts = 4” (10 cm) in garter stitch before blocking, 19 sts= 4” (10 cm) after blocking

This shawl may be worked with lighter or heavier weight yarns. If you change the yarn weight, make sure that you choose a needle size that gives you the drape you desire in the fabric. Yardage requirements will change based on yarn weight and gauge.

Errata:
pattern updated on April 6, 2017