Falling Leaves by Jessica Anderson

Falling Leaves

February 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
750 - 840 yards (686 - 768 m)
92” (233.5 cm) wingspan/ 35” (89.0 cm) deep
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When I came across these two colors sitting next to each other in the yarn shop, I immediately saw images of fall. Being in the desert, I miss the colors of fall, I miss the crunch of crisp leaves on the ground and this yarn spoke to my soul. I could not put them down and truly enjoyed creating this elegant shawl that could be worked in almost any colors you choose, or take your inspiration from nature and create your own fall themed piece to match where you call home.

Shawl is working from the top-down in typical triangular shawl construction. Panels of Stockinette balance 3 lace panels that are worked in a contrasting color.

Finished Dimensions
92” (233.5 cm) wingspan/ 35” (89.0 cm) deep
16 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10.0 cm) in Stockinette Stitch after washing and blocking
Malabrigo Sock, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 440 yards, 3.5 oz, 1 skein each of Solis (MC) and Ochre (CC)
US 6 (4 mm), 36”/(91.5 cm) circular, or preferred needles for working a large number of sts flat
4 stitch markers, tapestry needle.