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Glacier Sweep

Knitting
December 2012
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
725 - 920 yards (663 - 841 m)
One Size
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This top down shawl is shaped with yarn overs to create a semi-circular shape. Garter stitch short rows are worked to add length to the wingspan and they form sleek wedges that increase in size. An I-cord bind off is worked with a contrast color for a smooth finished edge.

Available in Japanese here.

Sizes: Small (Large)

Finished Measurements: 26 (27)” / 66 (69)cm from CO to BO, 64 (71)” / 163 (180)cm wingspan

Yarn: Fingering (Heavy Worsted)

Yardage: Color A - 875 (690)yds / 800 (631)m
Color B - 45 (35)yds / 41 (32)m

Shown in: Fingering Weight Version
Malabrigo Finito
Color A - Mostaza
Color B - Paloma

Heavy Worsted Weight Version
Malabrigo Twist
Color A - Natural
Color B - Sunset

Needles: 40” US 6 (10.5) / 4 (6.5)mm circular

Gauge: 22 (13) sts & 44 (26) rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Note that if you substitute a bulky yarn, you will need more yardage. If you substitute a worsted or DK yarn, you will use less yardage.