ChevRiot by Jennifer Dassau


March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
900 - 1200 yards (823 - 1097 m)
98” length and 18” depth.
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A moving riot of chevrons sweeps diagonally across this garter based long crescent shawl, while contrasting color stripes expand and contract.

ChevRiot features the newly released fingering weight yarn PURPOSE from The Periwinkle Sheep, available in a riot of colors from The Periwinkle Sheep Etsy Shop.

Techniques & Skills Used: garter tab CO, knit, increasing/decreasing.

Size: 98” length and 18” depth.

Yarn: The Periwinkle Sheep PURPOSE (90% superwash merino wool, 10% nylon; 410 yards/375m/100g); 1 skein each colors A, B and C, shown in Ghost of Molly, Beltway and Gold Rush, respectively. The sample used approximately 380 yards A, 400 yards B and 210 yards C. See Designer’s Notes for suggestions on adjusting for different yardage.

Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 32” circular needle, or size to match gauge; Scrap yarn for provisional CO; Stitch markers (4); Yarn needle.

Gauge: 20 st and 40 rows/4” in garter stitch, after blocking. Gauge is not critical for this project, however a different gauge may result in a smaller or larger finished shawl, and different yardage requirements.

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