I Am Dragon III KAL by Alexandra Davidoff

I Am Dragon III KAL

Knitting
October 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette st pattern using US2.5 (3.00mm)
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1200 - 1311 yards (1097 - 1199 m)
One Size
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So exited to present I Am Dragon III design. this pattern is 10-page long and includes written instructions, chart and photo tutorials. I also created several video tutorials for this design that are available on my YouTube channel

I Am Dragon III: finishing techniques https://youtu.be/RbLfkgsPozAlink text
I Am Dragon: Double Cast On & beading
https://youtu.be/xk0YFf3AbGslink text
I have 8 min vlog about this pattern
https://youtu.be/cP2MjQ3alFg

Note: Thread beads to each of the yarns (A,B and C) prior to work as follows - A: 101 beads; B: 161 beads; C: 116 beads.

Inspiration
I Am Dragon III is the third design in I Am Dragon trilogy. The inspirations for the this one and the previous two designs came from J.R.R.Tolkien books, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings films and, of course, Game of Thrones. I’ve been alway fascinated with dragon legends and imagery. So, if you have similar interests - this is the project for you!

About the backdrop for this design. This is an engraving “The story of Daniel, Bel and the Dragon” by Maarten van Heemskerck, 1565. It perfectly reflects the mood of this KAL and I am simply obsessed with it!

Shape
It is a triangular shape shawl. The knitting starts at the bottom. Keep in mind that blocking plays an important role, so your piece will get into it’s final shape after the blocking is complete.

Yarn
I am very fortunate to collaborate with Hedgehog Fibers for this project and if you never had a chance to work with their yarn - you’ll love it! I chose five 3-skein fade combinations - Amethyst Dragon (the cover), Emerald Dragon, Opal Dragon, Citrine Dragon and Ruby Dragon. All named after precious gems. For each dragon you will need 3 full skeins, each between 400m/437 yards. Hedgehog Fibers has an amazing color palette, so Get in Touch with Your Inner Dragon and make your choice!

Yarn Kits for all four sets are available for a limited time! Look for I Am Dragon III Sock Fade Kit at www.hedgehogfibres.com
Here is the link https://shop.hedgehogfibres.com/collections/all/products/i-am-dragon-iii-sock-fade-set?_pos=1&_sid=c1a0811e8&_ss=r

Amethyst Dragon = Daydream + Iris + Construct

Emerald Dragon = Fly +Parklife + Goblin

Opal Dragon = Cereal + Juniper + Method

Citrine Dragon = Bee’s Knees + Wildcard + Oracle

Ruby Dragon = Rosehip + Pinky Swear + Gossip

Needles
I used US2.5 (3.00mm) & US1 (2.25mm) ChiaoGoo 40”(102cm) circular needles. Stitches should be firm, not loose. Adjust needle size if needed.

Notions
Approx. 35g of Miyuki Glass beads size 6/0, row counter to keep you on track, 26 stitch markers, a tapestry needle and two large wooden beads for PomTassels

Skill Level
The skill level is Intermediate. You should be comfortable with stitch increases and decreases and yarn overs.

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