Falling for a Praying Mantis by Jessica Anderson

Falling for a Praying Mantis

February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch, after washing and blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
750 - 800 yards (686 - 732 m)
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Hidden beyond a gradient of gray, the praying mantis bides its time. Just under a canopy of tiny leaves, this color bursts forth in unexpected glee.
This semi-circular shawl works through a Fingering Bundle from Round Mountain Fibers, the solid color will breeze through your fingers and you will be excited to tackle just a tiny bit of lace as you inhale the amazing colors!

Finished Dimensions
104”/264.0 cm wingspan and 23”/58.5 cm deep

20 sts and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, after washing and blocking
Round Mountain Fibers, 100% Superwash Merino, Fingering, 200 yards/skein, 50g,
1- Light gray
2- Medium Gray
3- Dark Gray
4- Praying Mantis
US 6 (4 mm) 32”/ 81.5 cm cir , or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle, measuring tape, scissors, stitch marker.