Hope Springs by Diana Troldahl

Hope Springs

January 2010
15 stitches and 22.5 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
630 - 840 yards (576 - 768 m)
one size but instructions given for modification
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This warm triangular hug provides the perfect canvas for hand-painted yarns.
The surrounding waved edge adds a touch of lace without detracting from the dance of colors.
An easy garter stitched border blends gracefully with the face-framing top edging.
Both charted and line-by-line written instructions included.
Easily customizable to any size (instructions for mods given)

Materials: Malabrigo or other Aran weight yarn 630-840 yards. Sample (made with a two-repeat border) used 650 yards (3 skeins of Malabrigo in Kaleidos). Full charts included for a deeper border, which would use up to 840 yards.
6 stitch markers
Circular needles U.S. size 9 (5.5 mm) at least 30 inches long.
Gauge is not crucial, but sample gauge was 15 st and 22.5 rows in 4 inches in stockinette after blocking.
Shawl sample measured 32 inches long, 65 inches wide (after gentle blocking)