Hasting by Patricia Shapiro
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February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1039 yards (950 m)
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Pure and simple - only garter stitch and some stripes, knitted in soft merino, make up for this big and squishy wrap. A drop-stitch border adds a tiny bit of frilliness and lightness.
Treat yourself to an easy bit of knitting and play with your favourite colours and snuggle up in cozy merino goodness!

Yarn: Malabrigo Mechita 384 m/420 yards/100 g, 2 skeins of MC and 1 skein of CC

Yardage for sample: app. 950 m/1040 yards of fingering weight yarn; app. 720 m/790 yards of MC; app. 230 m/250 yards) of CC, shown in colour Eggplant (MC) and Glitter (CC)

You may substitute with any yarn that knits up to gauge. Please keep in mind that differences in gauge affect yardage; so make sure you have enough yarn to finish your project!

Needles: 4 mm/US, circular needle, cable 80 cm/32” or longer

Notions: 2 stitchmarkers, 1 removable stitchmarker, tapestry needle for weaving in ends, pins for blocking (optional)

Gauge: 17 stitches/36 rows in garter stitch, after washing and blocking with relaxed fabric

Size: (upper width and depth) 225x80 cm/89”x31”

Thank you to all my testers for your work and the beautiful shawls you made!

For notes and questions please send an e-mail to shapiroknits@gmail.com or send me a message on Ravelry.