evenings in Provence by Lori Law

evenings in Provence

Knitting
August 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
375 - 400 yards (343 - 366 m)
72” (183 cm) wingspan, 17” (43 cm) deep at centre back
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A nod to Van Gogh.

YARN: Oceanwind Knits hand-dyed MCN Sock, 80% superwash merino wool / 10% cashmere / 10% nylon, 115g / 4oz - 387 yds / 345 m or, about 375 yds (343 m) of fingering or lace weight yarn.

NEEDLES: US6 4 mm circular needles, min. 24” (60 cm) recommended

GAUGE: 4.5 sts and 7 rows in 1” (2.54 cm) square, in stockinette-stitch, blocked. Check your gauge and change needle size if required.

SIZE: 72” (183 cm) wingspan, 17” (43 cm) deep at centre back

OTHER: tapestry needle for weaving ends, stitch markers if you prefer to mark repeats

ERRATA - new PDF April 2016. Previous versions: beginning of shawl should say β€œUsing 4mm US6 needles, cast on 19 sts. Next row: k1, kfb, knit to last 2 sts, kfb, k1. 21 sts.”