Dimetrodon by Carissa Browning

Dimetrodon

Knitting
October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in rib & lace stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
One size
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The huge sail protruding from Dimetrodon’s spine practically begged to become a knitted shawl. Ribbed “bones” extend vertically from the long cast on edge, while a lacy “skin” fills in the gaps. Stepped decreases give the shawl its bell shape, and like its namesake’s sail, this shawl is completely reversible!

SIZE
One size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Span: 56 inches
Height at center: 17 inches

MATERIALS
Cascade Heritage Silk 85% merino, 15% silk; 400m/437yd per 100g skein; color: #5658; 1 skein
US #6/4mm circular needle
Tapestry needle

GAUGE
17 sts/26 rows = 4 inches in Rib & Lace Stitch

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